Honors and awards

Tanenbaum Award for Non-fiction, San Francisco Foundation, 2002 (work-in-progress, Seeing Red). 

Honorary Mention, Writers Digest, 2002, “Hitched by Elvis” essay.

Silver Solas Award, Travelers Tales, 2007, “Thank God for the War” essay.

Honorary Mention Award for autobiography/non-fiction, San Francisco Book Festival 2013, Seeing Red. 

Readers' Favorite Book Awards, September 2013, Seeing Red. 5 Star Review and Bronze Medal for best memoir/non-fiction


Vevey Ville D’images
Exhibit at town square, Switzerland, 2006
Curated by Peter Scholl
SupperClub Exhibit & Live Performance
Supperclub, San Francisco, March 2010
San Francisco Artists Exhibit
Hotel des Arts, January – March 2005
Curated by START SOMA
Dream Girls Art Show
Mina Dredsen Gallery
San Francisco, April 2007
Ladies Who Launch Exhibit
Live Exhibit and Presentation
San Francisco, Presidio, March 2007
Imagining Ourselves
Ongoing online exhibit, March 8, 2006
International Museum for Women, San Francisco

Belle De Jour Exhibit
Castro Theatre, San Francisco, June 2004
Curated by Lost Art
San Francisco Faces
SF FACES 2.0, December 2004
Vernissage at City Hall, San Francisco