M.A., Architectural History, 1986, Southern California Institute of Architecture
(SCI-Arc),Santa Monica, California
B.A., Theatre Arts/Broadcast, 1960, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
The Pale Surface of Things (novel)
published by Hopeace Press, Canada, June 2007,
Eeva Dreams of Falling, (short story, nominated for a Pushcart Prize)
Published online by Melusine: Woman in the 21st Century, Summer, 2009
Burning Off Rage (Jia Li) (novel, working title)
The Icon Writer (novel)
The Fantastic Seashell of the Mind: The Architecture of Mark Mills.
“Sub Specie Aeternitatis” in Erik Bryggman, Architect,
Riitta Nikula, ed., Museum of Finnish Architecture, 1991.
Mark Mills, Structural Elegance and a Sense of Reverent Space
(with Al Weber, photographer)
Journal of The Taliesin Fellows, 1993
The Architecture of Estonia
Design Book Review, 1993
Periodicals in Which I Have Been Published:
Architecture: Journal of the AIA
Design Book Review
Journal of the Taliesin Fellows
Form Function Finland
Monterey Peninsula Guide (editor)
The Carmel Sun (drama & music critic)
The Watsonville Register-Pajaronian
The Salinas Californian (drama critic)
Coast Weekly (drama critic)
Amphora, Vol 7 Issue 2 (book reviewer)
Awards Received For Fiction
Pre-publication awards for The Pale Surface of Things
2004 second place, PEN/Nob Hill Soul-Making Literary Novel-in-process Award
2004 finalist in Sixth Annual Dana Literary Awards
2001 winner, Fellowship from Whatcom Communications Association.
Post-Publication awards for The Pale Surface of Things
2008 Grand Prize Second Place for All Fiction, Next Generation Indie Book Award
2008 Gold Medal Winner, Multicultural Fiction Next Generation Indie Book Award
2007 Gold Medal Winner, Multicultural Fiction USA BookNews BEST BOOK Award
2008 Gold Medal Winner, Multicultural Fiction Indie Excellence Book Award
2008 Gold Medal Winner, Best Use of Environmental Materials, PubWest Book Design Award
2008 Silver Medal Winner, Multicultural Fiction & Non-Fiction, Nautilus Book Awards
2008 Honorable Mention, General Fiction, Beach Book Festival Awards
Pre-publication awards for Jia Li
2009 first place, PEN/Nob Hill Soul-Making Literary Novel-in-Process award
Grants Received For Non-Fiction (for research in Finland.)
1991 Study grant from Finnish Ministry of Education.
1990 Research grant from Fulbright Foundation.
1990 Research grant from Graham Foundation for the Advancement of Fine Art.
1990 Research grant from Finlandia Foundation.
1989 journalist's grant from the Foreign Ministry of Finland.
Northwest Independent Editors' Guild
The Fulbright Association