Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

MFA 2008  University of Arizona, Creative Writing Department, Degree in 

Creative Writing – Fiction 

BA 2006  Texas State University – San Marcos, Department of English, 

Degree in English – Creative Writing, Minor in Anthropology


MASTER’S THESIS

We Defy Augury, A Novel

Thesis Advisor: Aurelie Sheehan, Professor, Creative Writing Department


EMPLOYMENT

Adjunct Instructor, Department of English, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut (2014 - Present)

Adjunct Instructor, Department of English, Southern New Hampshire University, College of Continuing Education (2013 - 2016)

Adjunct Instructor, Departments of English and Communications, Manchester Community College, Manchester, Connecticut (2013 - Present)

Technical Writer, General Physics Corporation (2011 – 2012)

Content Provider, American Institute for Research (2011)

Content Editor, Astrobiology and the Sacred Lecture Series, Department of Astronomy, University of Arizona (2008 – 2009)

Adjunct Instructor, Department of English, University of Arizona (2008)

Teaching Assistant, Creative Writing Department, University of Arizona (2007)


PUBLICATIONS

“Rodchenko, Redacted” Passages North, February 2016

“The Darkness That Surrounds the Light” REAL, February 2015

“Xanadu” The Dictionary Project, November 2013

Review of Aisha Sabatini Sloan’s The Fluency of Light: Coming of Age in a 

Theater of Black and White, Diagram, May 2013

“Ext. ABQ: Day, Time-Lapsing Into Night,” Hobart, December 2012

“Transcript of Class Discussion: Prof. Dan Deever (MFA, Iowa, ’84)’s From Page to Screen Craft Class: Being Flynn,” Diagram, Fall 2012

“Not Fade Away: An Antonymic,” Defunct, November 2011

“Five Dollar Words Out of Nowhere,” The Dictionary Project, February 2011

“The Serious Young Actor, Now Approaching Middle-Age, Reflects on Twenty-Five Years in Cinema,” Devil’s Lake, Spring 2010

“Of Power and the American Condition: An Interview with Junot Diaz,” Sonora 

Review, Fall 2008


SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

Scholarship, Atlantic Center for the Arts (2018)

Scholarship, Wesleyan Writers Conference (2016)

Residency, Seminole Street Artist Residence, Detroit MI (2010)

Teaching Fellowship, University of Arizona (2007 – 2008) 

Scholarship, New York State Summer Writers Institute (2007)

Fellowship, University of Arizona (2006 – 2008) 

English Honor Society, Texas State University – San Marcos (2006)


ACADEMIC AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

Staff Photographer, Gear Up, Tucson AZ (2008)

Editor-in-Chief, Sonora Review, University of Arizona (2007 – 2008)

Managing Editor, Sonora Review, University of Arizona (2006 – 2007)


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Association of Writers and Writing Programs

Modern Language Association