CV

Education

  • PhD in English, concentration in creative writing (poetry), Texas Tech University, expected 2025
  • MFA in Creative Writing, concentration in poetry, The University of Washington, 2019
  • BA in English, magna cum laude and with highest honors, The College of William & Mary, 2013

Selected Publications

Poetry

Forthcoming

  • “Exposures” & “Speaker,” AGNI
  • “Driven Nail Cure,” Air/Light
  • “Piecing,” Arc Poetry Magazine
  • “Acreage” & “Incomplete List of Items in the Yard,” The Carolina Quarterly
  • “Lemon and Pins” & “Sky Survey,” Cream City Review
  • “Old Moon,” Mid-American Review
  • “High Plain,” Southeast Review
  • “Saltern” & “Hydronym,” The Southern Poetry Anthology, Vol. IX: Virginia (Texas Review Press)

2022

  • “Stitched Circle in the Corner of a Borrowed Blanket,” Valparaiso Poetry Review, vol. 23, no. 1, Fall/Winter 2021–2022

2021

  • “Untitled Figure 1,” “Slip,” & “Landscape with Guide,” New England Review, vol. 41, no. 4, Winter 2021
  • “Sky Survey” & “Lemon and Pins,” Cream City Review, vol. 45, no. 2, Fall/Winter 2021
  • “Elegy for Oneida Creek,” The Yale Review Online, Poem of the Week, 24 Nov. 2021
  • “Early February” & “Remarks Before Florence” (poems and audio), Terrain, 23 Nov. 2021
  • “The Shade Artist,” Colorado Review, vol. 48, no. 3, Fall/Winter 2021
  • “Harriet Mackie (The Dead Bride),” Sycamore Review, vol. 32, no. 2, Winter/Spring 2021
  • “False Spring” & “Dislocation,” Nimrod International Journal, vol. 64, no. 2, Spring/Summer 2021
  • “In Lockdown, Looking Through Found Photographs,” DIAGRAM, issue 21.3, Jun. 2021
  • “Mt. Athos” & “Anne Lester,” New Ohio Review, no. 29, Spring 2021
  • “Signs,” Poetry Daily, 26 Jun. 2021 (reprinted from Fairy Tale Review)
  • “Three Children Covered Half by a Thumb,” Narrative, Poem of the Week, 7 May 2021
  • “Nights of a Thousand Candles,” The Common Online, Dispatches, 14 Apr. 2021
  • “Cinema Egyptian,” Northwest Review, vol. 50, no. 2, Winter 2021
  • “Museum,” “Still Life with Mirror,” “Pretending to Be Asleep,” & “Studio 3,” finalists for the Twelfth Annual Poetry Context, Narrative, Winter 2021
  • “Melitodes” & “Oronym,” Appalachian Review, vol. 49, no. 1, Winter 2021
  • “Signs,” Fairy Tale Review, The Gold Issue, vol. 17, 2021

2020

  • “Storage,” 32 Poems, vol. 18, no. 2, Fall/Winter 2020
  • “Lime Kiln Point” & “We speak of a person as a body—,” The Cincinnati Review, vol. 17, no, 2, Fall 2020
  • “Last night’s dream,” “First Freeze, New Moon,” & “Bath at Midnight,” Puerto del Sol, 31 Oct. 2020
  • “Driving Directions,” On the Seawall, 22 Sep. 2020
  • “Self-Portrait as Celestograph,” Pleiades, vol. 40, no. 2, Summer 2020
  • “Hunger Moon,” The Columbia Review, vol. 101, no. 2, Spring 2020
  • “Self-Portrait as Water Witcher,” winner of the 2020 Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets, Shenandoah, vol. 69, no. 2, Spring 2020
  • “Equipoise,” THRUSH, May 2020

2019 & 2018

  • “Rose Moon,” Poet Lore, vol. 114, no. 3/4, Fall/Winter 2019
  • “February in the Volunteer Park Conservatory,” Yemassee, vol. 26, no. 2, Fall 2019
  • “Lenten Moon” & “Sap Moon,” Salt Hill, no. 44, Fall 2019
  • “Hydronym” & “Ghost Forests,” New Limestone Review, Nov. 2019
  • “Saltern,” Sixth Finch, Summer 2019
  • “List of unlucky symbols” & “North Hills,” Sugar House Review, vol. 10, no. 1, Spring/Summer 2018

Scholarly Work

Forthcoming

“ ‘Nay, rather, Lord, between’: The Unification of Body and Spirit in Wharton’s Deathbed Dramatic Monologues,” winner of the 2021 Elsa Nettels Prize for a Beginning Scholar, Edith Wharton Review, vol. 37, no. 1


Selected Awards, Fellowships, & Honors

  • Alternate, American Antiquarian Society Creative and Performing Artists and Writers Fellowship (2021)
  • Semifinalist, Brittingham and Pollak Prizes in Poetry, University of Wisconsin Press (2021, 2019)
  • Finalist, Akron Poetry Prize, University of Akron Press (2021)
  • Elsa Nettels Prize for a Beginning Scholar, Edith Wharton Society (2021)
  • Finalist, New Michigan Press/DIAGRAM Chapbook Contest (2021)
  • Finalist, Twelfth Annual Poetry Contest, Narrative (2020)
  • J.T. and Margaret Talkington Graduate Fellowship, Texas Tech University (2020–2024)
  • Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets, Shenandoah (2020)
  • Joan Byers Grayston Poetry Prize, The University of Washington Creative Writing Program (2019, 2018)

Teaching Experience

Texas Tech University (2020–present)

  • English 2351: Introduction to Creative Writing (Poetry & Essays; 2 sections)
  • English 2305: Introduction to Poetry (2 sections)
  • English 1302: Advanced College Rhetoric (3 sections)
  • English 1301: Essentials of College Rhetoric (2 sections)

The University of Washington (2017–2019)

  • English 283: Beginning Verse Writing (1 section)
  • English 131: Composition: Exposition (with various themes, including Self-Portraiture, Personal Narrative, & Language and Identity; 5 sections)

Service

  • Associate Poetry Editor, Iron Horse Literary Review (2020–present)
  • Coordinator, Texas Tech Young Writers Workshop (2021)
  • Coordinator & Faculty Liaison, Castalia Reading Series (2018–2019)
  • Poetry Board Member, The Seattle Review (2017–2019)

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