Curriculum Vitae

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

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). Print.
“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 (2015). Online.

Fiction
“Shelled Locusts.” Spirit’s Tincture (forthcoming). 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 (forthcoming).        Print.
“February 2017.” Rat’s Ass Review: Such an Ugly Time (2017). Web and Print.

Current Projects
Chapbook: “Water and Whiskey.” (In Progress)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
University of Kansas
Composition I (ENGL 101) × Fall 2016 / Fall 2017
Composition II (ENGL 102) × Spring 2017

WORK EXPERIENCE
Harry Potter Research Aide × April 2017—Present
University of Kansas Education Department × Lawrence, KS

Graduate Teaching Assistant × August 2016—Present
University of Kansas English Department × Lawrence, KS

Freelance Editor × May 2016—Present

Intermittent Technical Writer and Editor × May 2016—August 2016
National Strategic Planning and Research Center × Starkville, MS

Undergraduate Research Assistant and Writer × August 2014—May 2016
National Strategic Planning and Research Center × Starkville, MS

READINGS and CONFERENCES
Readings
“Modern Witches,” “Death Likes Her Whiskey Neat,” and “Maybe Tomorrow.”                                Graduate Student Reading Series, Oct. 2016, Phoenix Gallery, Lawrence, KS.
Poetry by Larry Eigner. Eigner Commemoration, Sep. 2016, Spencer Research Library,                    University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Conferences
Attended Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, Washington D.C.
February 2017.

HONORS AND AWARDS
Winner of “Best Written Piece” with The Streetcar × 2016
“How to Crash a Car While Not Driving”

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

Study with the University of Oxford × 2015
Poetry-Writing with Professor John Ballam

INVOLVEMENT and SERVICE
Beecher’s Literary Magazine × University of Kansas
Poetry Editor × 2017—Present
AWP Committee × 2016—Present
Poetry and Fiction Reader × 2016—2017

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

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