• University of Connecticut: PhD in English (2018)

  • University of Connecticut: MA in English (2014)

  • Warren Wilson College: MFA in Creative Writing (2012)

  • Loyola University, New Orleans: BA in English and French (2010)


Peer-Reviewed Scholarship

  • “What’s Creative about Creative Writing? Critical Pedagogy and Transversal Creativity.” Journal of Creative Writing Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, art. 4, 2016, pp. 1–9.

Selected Creative Writing

Book Reviews

  • Our Gleaming Bones Unrobed, by Grant Loveys. Rain Taxi Online Edition, Fall 2013.

  • Women’s Poetry: Poems and Advice, by Daisy Fried. Rain Taxi, vol. 18, no. 3, 2013.


  • Creative Writing Studies Organization (Founding Member)

  • National Council of Teachers of English

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