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
RECENT & FORTHCOMING PRESENTATIONS & READINGS
Northeast Modern Language Association Conference: March 2020
Chairing the creative writing panel "Writing Relationships: The Body, Intimacy, and Truth Through Creative Writing"
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 AND FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS
“An IUD is a Silver Bullet That Could Kill Me,” "Love Poem: For the Man Who Feels Ghostly Even In My Arms," "Love Poem: For Frogs, and Their Descendants," and "When I Say I Dream About Eating Men." Heavy Feather Review, vol. 9, forthcoming.
“what’s a family tree when the tree is dead.” The Pinch Journal, forthcoming.
“this is how two women have sex .” Solicited and republished, Cahoodaloodaling Magazine, Issue 27, 2018.
“Why Not Janet Doe?” and "Fish Wife." Boshemia Magazine, Vol. 2, Issue 3, 2018.
 Multiple, entirely different poems from WE ARE BIRDS and individual publications share this title.