Journalism, Essays, Op-Eds, & Other Nonfiction

Gretchen’s journalistic work has appeared in publications such as The Huffington Post, Bustle, Next Avenue, Ms., Rooted in Rights, and more. See below for examples of her work. Full stories and other samples can be shown by request.

Disability and Mental health

A writer with Tourette Syndrome and other co-morbid conditions, Gretchen is passionate about using storytelling as a medium for disability advocacy. The featured stories include a mix of journalism, Op-Eds, and personal essays. Bylines include Next Avenue, NAMI, Rooted in Rights, Mookychick, The Dot + Line, and others.

Social Justice, Pop Culture, and Feminism

Gretchen’s work often draws in examples from current events to support bigger ideas about injustices in the world. These pieces have appeared in Bustle, The Huffington Post, Ms., and others.


As an educator, Gretchen has shared her perspectives on effective methods in education and accessible tips for both other teachers and parents. Her education-focused writing has appeared in Teaching Tolerance, Maed, and Life360 Tips.

Lifestyle, features, Special Interest Pieces, and Reviews

Gretchen’s content writing covers a wide range of subjects, such as tiny homes, animals, weddings, cars, and more. She has written content for sites such as Life360 Tips (MGID), Maed, Car Story, Unite Virginia (Q Magazine), projects of the San Francisco Globe, Aleteia, and other sites. She also writes reviews of books, music, movies, and other media.