SAVING ATLANTIS (Gravitas, 2019)
Saving Atlantis is a feature documentary about one of the most consequential issues of our time: the dramatic decline of global coral reef ecosystems and the impact on human populations that depend on them. On a journey to the world’s most imperiled reefs, from Colombia to Polynesia, Australia and Saudi Arabia, you’ll meet the people whose lives are shaped by some of the world’s most diverse, most ancient and most imperiled habitats. Purchase or rent on iTunes, stream it on Hulu or Amazon Prime or license for your school or library.
THREE DAYS OF GLORY (Gunpowder and Sky, 2018)
An award-winning feature documentary about the world’s greatest wine celebration in the most storied wine region during the most brutal year, Three Days of Glory takes you behind the scenes to events few have seen before. And along the way you’ll discover the true spirit that drives the humble farmers who make the world’s most sought-after wines. Purchase the film in iTunes or stream it on Hulu or IMDB-TV
AMERICAN WINE STORY (Film Buff, 2014)
After an upstart winemaker’s untimely death, his sister steps in to try to save his fledgling winery for his eight-year-old son: American Wine Story blends this with other tales of risk and reinvention for those who are born again into the wine industry. If you discovered your true calling late in life, would you have the courage to start over? Stream it free on Tubi, purchase the film or watch on Amazon Prime.
VINTAGE (Simon & Schuster, 2015)
When a washed-up food journalist learns the secret of a legendary lost vintage of Burgundy stolen during World War II, he sets off on a trans-European quest to find the wine that might save his career and his failing marriage. Called “spellbinding” by Library Journal and “positively delightful” by the Seattle Times, Vintage is an adventure about wine, food, redemption and the healing powers of a great meal. Purchase the book.
SELECTED ARTICLES AND STORIES
“@SharkGirl79,” Failbetter.com, October 2019
“The Al Gore of Polynesia,” Narrative.ly, January 2016
“The Heroic Reef,” Terra Magazine, January 2017
“Reefs Under Siege,” Terra Magazine, April 2015
“Missing,” Nothing But Red, March 2008
“The Line,” The Briar Cliff Review, January 2001
“Skinning a Bull,” Hair Trigger, February 2000 (winner of top prize in fiction at the Columbia Scholastic Press Awards)