Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing × May 2019
University of Kansas × Lawrence, KS
Concentration: Poetry

Bachelor of Arts Degree in English × May 2016
Mississippi State University × Starkville, MS
Minor: History
Honors: Summa Cum Laude

PUBLICATIONS
Poetry
“The Woman to the Doctor.” Glass: A Journal of Poetry (2017). Online.
“Say Something You’ve Never Heard Before.” Rat’s Ass Review (2017). Online.
“Something Unpronounceable.” Rat’s Ass Review (2017). Online.
“The Good Shit.” Rat’s Ass Review (2017). Online.
“Tangled Roots.” 3Elements Review 14 (2017). Online.
“Grey Goose and Grim Grins.” Jet Fuel Review (2016). Online.
“Interim.” Jet Fuel Review (2016). Online.
“Whiskey’s Body.” Jet Fuel Review (2016). Online.
“Ephemeral.” 805 Literary Journal (2016). Online.
“Genocide.” The Quaker (2016). Online.
“Bioluminescence.” Mangrove Literary Journal (2016). Print.
“Death Likes Her Whiskey Neat.” Soundings East (2016). Print.
“How to Crash a Car While Not Driving.” The Streetcar (2016). Print.
“Account of Invocations.” Corium Literary Journal 21 (2015). Online.
“The Unburied Graves.” Belle Rêve Literary Journal (2015). Online.
“Ossuary.” Burningword Literary Journal 76 (2015). Online.

Fiction
“Shelled Locusts.” Spirit’s Tincture (2017). Online.
“Modern Witches.” The Nottingham Review (2016). Online.
“Deeply Rooted.” The Vignette Review 3.1 (2015). Online.

Anthologized Works
“Firmly Grounded,.” These Fragile Lilacs: Women’s Voices Anthology (2017). Print.
“February 2017.” Rat’s Ass Review: Such an Ugly Time (2017). Web & Print.

Book Reviews
Good Bones by Maggie Smith. Pleiades (forthcoming). Print.

Current Projects
Chapbook: “Ways to Identify a Witch.” (Under Review)
Chapbook: “Whiskey and Water.” (Under Review)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
University of Kansas
Poetry-Writing I (ENGL 352) × Spring 2018 × One Section
Composition II (ENGL 102) × Spring 2018 & Spring 2017 × Three Sections
Composition I (ENGL 101) × Fall 2017 & Fall 2016 × Four Sections

WORK EXPERIENCE
Graduate Teaching Assistant × August 2016—Present
University of Kansas English Department × Lawrence, KS
Freelance Editor & Ghostwriter × May 2016—Present
Intermittent Technical Writer & Editor × May 2016—August 2016
National Strategic Planning and Research Center × Starkville, MS
Undergraduate Research Assistant & Writer × August 2014—May 2016
National Strategic Planning and Research Center × Starkville, MS

CONFERENCES & PANELS
Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers
Dones, Maria, and Hannah Warren. “Crafting Works of Marginalized Resistance through            the Reinvented Myth and Modern Fairytale.” Sirens Conference. Vail, Colorado.
October 2017.

Attended Conferences
Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference. Washington D.C. February
2017.
MidAmeriCon II: The 74th World Science Fiction Convention. Kansas City, Missouri.
August 2016.

READINGS
Own Work
Writers on the Road. South Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois.
November 2017.
Taproom Poetry Series. Eighth Street Taproom, Lawrence, KS. August 2017.
Freely Stated: University of Kansas Graduate Student Reading Series. Phoenix Gallery,
Lawrence, KS. October 2016.

Others’ Works
Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, Black Love Symposium.
Lawrence Public Library, Lawrence, KS. September 2017.
Poetry by Larry Eigner. Eigner Commemoration. Spencer Research Library, University
of Kansas, Lawrence, KS. September 2016.

INVOLVEMENT & SERVICE
Harry Potter in the Academy Research Project × University of Kansas
Advisory Board × September 2017—Present
Member × April 2017—August 2017

SAGE (Student Assoc. of Graduates in English) × University of Kansas
Creative Writing Committee × 2017—Present
Events Committee × 2016—2017

Beecher’s Literary Magazine × University of Kansas
Poetry Editor × 2017—Present
Fundraising Committee × 2017—Present
Publicity Committee × 2017—Present
AWP Committee × 2016—Present
Poetry & Fiction Reader × 2016—Present

Jabberwock Review × Mississippi State University
Poetry & Fiction Reader × 2015—2016

HONORS & AWARDS
Second Place, Kenneth Rockwell Award in Literature × 2017
University of Kansas × “The Franklin’s Tale: Sovereignty and Autonomy in Marriage”

“Best Written Piece” in The Streetcar × 2016
Mississippi State University × “How to Crash a Car While Not Driving”

First Place, Undergraduate Creative Writing Contest × 2015
Mississippi State University × “To Survive Uneven Hours”

Directed Reading & Ind. Workshop with Prof. John Ballam × 2015
The University of Oxford × Intensive Poetry Study

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP)
Member × 2016—Present

NOTEWORTHY COURSEWORK
University of Kansas
Crafting Flash Fiction: The Weird and the Speculative × Kij Johnson × Spring 2018
Seminar in Medieval English Literature × Misty Schieberle × Spring 2018
Renaissance Literature: A Culture of Hope and Fear × Geraldo Sousa × Fall 2017
Poetry Writing III × Megan Kaminski × Fall 2017 & Fall 2016
Forms: Science Fiction and Fantasy × Kij Johnson × Spring 2017
Studies in Modern Drama: August Wilson × Darren Canady × Spring 2017
Practicum Teaching of College English × Marta Carminero-Santangelo × Spring 2017
Study and Teaching of Writing × Frank Farmer × Fall 2016

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