Curriculum Vitae

Degrees Awarded:

Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (Poetry), 2019, Eastern Washington University.
Bachelor of Arts in English, 2014, University Wisconsin Oshkosh. 

Teaching Experience:

English Instructor. English 101. North Idaho College. 2019.
Poetry Workshop Facilitator. Emerge. 2019.
Teaching Assistant. English 170 – Introduction to English Literature. Eastern Washington University. 2017-2018.
Writing Tutor. Fox Valley Technical College. 2016-2017. 
Writing Tutor. University Wisconsin Oshkosh. 2012-2015.

Professional Experience:

Head of Marketing. Wallaroo’s Furniture and Mattresses. 2020.
Program Coordinator. Emerge. 2019. 
Managing Editor. Willow Springs Books. 2018-2019.
Web Editor. Willow Springs Magazine. 2018.
President / Founder. The UW-Oshkosh English Club. 2013-2014. 
President. Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society at University Wisconsin Oshkosh. 2013-2014. 

Publishing Experience:

Book Designer, Cover Designer, and Poetry Reader. Lynx House Press.
Book Designer. Black Ocean Press. 2020.
Managing Editor. Willow Springs Books. 2018-2019.
Poetry Reader. Willow Springs Magazine. 2017-2018.

Grants:

Travel Grant. Eastern Washington University. 2019.
Graduate Assistant. Creative Writing Department. 2018-2019
Teaching Assistant. Creative Writing Department. 2017-2018
Student / Faculty Collaborative Research Grant. University Wisconsin Oshkosh. 2013-2014.

Honors & Awards: 

Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society. University Wisconsin Oshkosh. 2013-2014.
Order of Omega Honor Society. University Wisconsin Oshkosh. 2013-2014.
Ronald E. McNair Scholar. University Wisconsin Oshkosh. 2012-2014.   

Conference Presentations:

“Atomic Colossus: (Re)presenting the 1945 Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.” PCA/ACA. 2014.
“Atomic Colossus: (Re)presenting the 1945 Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.” Ronald E. McNair Program Showcase. 2013.
“Broken Mirror: A New Look into Octavio Paz’s Blanco.” UW-Oshkosh Celebration of Scholarship. 2013.
“Broken Mirror: A New Look into Octavio Paz’s Blanco.” Susquehanna University Undergraduate Literature and Creative Writing Conference. 2013.
“Broken Mirror: A New Look into Octavio Paz’s Blanco.” Ronald E. McNair Program Showcase. 2012.
“Broken Mirror: A New Look into Octavio Paz’s Blanco.” Posters on the Rotunda. 2012.

Publications: 

“The Ghastly Comedian’s Last Words.” The Gateway Review. 2020.
“The Skinwalker Phones Home.” Third Coast. 2020. 
“The Hermit at Snapping Turtle Bridge” and “The Devout Auto-Mechanic Writes-Off the Youth   Choir’s Prayer Mobile.” Blue Earth Review. 2019.
“A Songbird in Flames” and “Domestic Ectoplasm.” Mutiny! Forthcoming.
“A Snowman to Abduct Me” and ” A Snowman to Warm Me.” 2River. 2019.
“Hydrogenesis.” The Bastard’s Review. 2019.
“Ferrotypes of Drowning Children.” Mantra Review. 2018.
“Swampwitch vs. Undead Protagonist” and “Castor / Pollox.” Manzano Mountain Review. 2018.
“Dagon.” Levitate. 2017.
“Drawing / Blood.” Oyster River Review. 2017.
“Taylorina, the Ballerina.” Wisconsin Review. 2017.
“Simple Machines.” Coup d’Etat. 2016.
“The Lifespan of Black Ice” & “Host Story.” Pacific Review. 2015.
“Broken Mirror: A New Look into Octavio Paz’s Blanco.Oshkosh Scholar. 2014. 

Research Interests:

  • Literary Editing and Design
  • Surrealist & Deep Image Poetry
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Modernism