RESUME

EDUCATION

University of Louisville: Fall 2015 - 2017

          Master's in English

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech): Fall 2011 - Spring 2015

Major in English, with concentrations in Creative Writing and Literature

Minor in American Studies

RECEN CREATIVE 
PRESENTATIONS & READINGS

Down Yonder Zine: June 2021

Read "Marriage Meditation" and an author Q&A for the Down Yonder Zine launch

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference: November 2018

Presented on Screen Door Review, a queer Southern literary magazine, as an editor and scholar

Travelin' Appalachians Revue, Asheville Reading: June 2018

Read poetry for TAR at Asheville, NC, reading

Popular Culture and American Culture Association National Conference: March 2018

Performed original poetry collection, titled "Tonight, We Feast Like Vultures

Appalachian Studies Association: March 2017

Performed a series of poems titled "Voicing Appalachia: Poetry as Exploration of Liminal Appalachian Identities," as well as participated in a panel: "Whose Job is It? Helping First-Generation Students Apply for College by Bridging Gaps Between Families and High Schools"

RECENT CREATIVE 
PUBLICATIONS