Presently an English major at UC Berkeley, I have longstanding roots in the Bay Area. Alongside one of my fellow Cal colleagues, I presented a paper on the topic of folklore at a symposium at Stanford University; I also participated in a summer-long fiction writing workshop there. To date I have written dozens of short stories, several of which I am actively looking to publish.
From the age of fourteen I've won prizes, monetary and otherwise, for my non-fiction writing, both in the form of essays and journalistic pieces. I've been awarded...