Jack Kerouac, English language crime fiction, creative writing, screenwriting, playwriting, long fiction, academic writing, multimodal composition, filmmaking, podcasting, digital media, transmedia storytelling


PhD, Creative Writing, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Master of Professional Writing, University of Southern California
BA, Film Production, Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, CA

Other Publications

Mayor of Hollywood

Los Angeles, CA: Amazon Digital Services, 2013.

Walking with Dead People – Hollywood
Los Angeles, CA: Amazon Digital Services, 2012.

“Re-remembering Gerard: Using Beat Author Jack Kerouac’s Letters to Lead Students to a Deeper Understanding of His Novels.”
Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Summer, 2011.

“Strange Solitary Mystic: Tracing the Dark Night of the Soul in Kerouac’s Desolation Angels and Big Sur.”
Religion and the Arts, Vol. 14-4, 2010.

“Team Report Status Check: A Tool for Helping Student Teams Evaluate Progress.”
Georgia Business Education Association Journal, Vol. 24-1, 2006. Co-author: Dr. Carol Blaszczynski.

The Last Stop Before Home
Bloomington, IN: iUniverse, 2004.

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