Tori is a screenwriter, author, and comedy writer. Familyism, is her debut collection of short short stories, published by Matter Press. Her fiction has been published in McSweeney's,  Monkeybicycle, Atticus Review, Flash Fiction Funny,  Cease Cows, and others. 

Tori's comedy screenplay advanced to the second round at the Austin Film Festival (2019). She took 3rd place in the Scriptapalooza TV contest in the sitcom category and was a finalist in the International Screenwriters' Association Fast Track Fellowship. She won The Second City Outside the Box Writer's Contest and also had her work included in the Mary Scruggs Works by Women Festival at The Second City.


She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Rosemont College and studied comedy writing at The Second City.  


When not locked in a room revising her best-selling-novel-in-progress you can find Tori kayaking the ferociously calm waters of Bucks County, PA.

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.     
                       - George Burns