How would you describe your job?
As the events coordinator, I schedule all of the visiting and local authors (novelists, journalists, scientists, poets, politicians, celebrities, et al.) for events and readings.
Where are you originally from?
The Philadelphia area.
What did you do before you came to Powell’s?
I’ve held a variety of jobs, including investigating money laundering, landscaping, waitering, and delivering flowers, amongst many others.
What is the best part of your job?
Connecting audiences of all ages to a wealth of disparate ideas, perspectives, and thinkers. Our events calendar is regularly an embarrassment of riches!
What is the most interesting part of your job?
The thrill of getting to meet, chat with, and pick the brains of a veritable “who’s who” of modern culture is endlessly fascinating to me. Having a chance to engage the individual beneath the author persona is always so revealing...