Purdue University W. Lafayette, IN

MFA, Creative Writing: Poetry (Candidate, 2015).

Purdue University W. Lafayette, IN

BA, Law & Society, History, English.


Academic Awards

Quintilian Award for Teaching Excellence, Purdue University (three awards, 2012-present).
Teaching Experience

Purdue University W. Lafayette, IN

English 106 (Introduction to Composition): Instructor of Record.

Taught one four-credit course each semester emphasizing basic composition skills (2012-2015).

English 205 (Introduction to Creative Writing): Instructor of Record.
Taught two introductory creative writing workshops in poetry and fiction (2014-2015)


Related Experience

Looseleaf Writing Workshop W. Lafayette, IN
Program Director.
Supervised and organized volunteers and created content for writing workshops in the Greater Lafayette area (2014-2015).

Sycamore Review W. Lafayette, IN

Reader, Assistant Poetry Editor, Poetry Editor.

Selected poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for publication in Sycamore Review (2012-2015).


Public Readings

  • You Are In Indiana Now Reading Series at Spurlock’s, Lafayette, IN. 2012 – 2014


Writing Awards

Poetry Prizes

  • Finalist for the Iowa Review Poetry Prize (2014).
  • Semi-finalist for Boston Review “Discovery” Poetry Prize (2014).




“Aubade with Condolences” Subtropics, forthcoming

“J. Maxwell Highway”; “Nostalgia Wants You”; “The Spoon” Quarterly West, forthcoming

“Phenomenon” Iowa Review, forthcoming

“A Kindness” Southern Indiana Review, forthcoming

“I’m Not Calling it a Chasm” ‘Poets Respond’ RATTLE, Fall 2014

“On Writing a Parable” The Pinch, Spring 2014

“Step Sister, The One We Cannot Find” The Pinch, Spring 2014

“Elegy for my Father’s Suspicions about Snakes” Yemassee, forthcoming

“What’s Leftover” Madison Review, Spring 2014

“A Body You Can See from Space” dislocate, Spring 2014

“What my Father Told me about the Fischer Family Spoils” dislocate, Spring 2014

“Psalm for the Good Girl a Year Ago” Moon City Review, forthcoming



“Sisters Peeling” New Ohio Review, forthcoming



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