Ph.D., University of Nebraska Lincoln (English/Professional Writing)
M.F.A., Southampton College (Creative Writing)
B.A., University of Wisconsin Platteville
Working class literature, African-American literature, women’s literature (especially women of color), creative writing pedagogy (especially for marginalized communities).
Peculiar Heritage, Mason Jar Press, August 2021
Rubbing Elbows, Finishing Line Press, 2017
The Best Small Fictions 2019 for “Ballad of Frankie Baker”
Sample Writings Online:
FICTION: “Black Girl’s Magic” in Cotton Xenomorph
POETRY: “Inside Zelli’s at Night between the Wars,” “A Veritable Incident,” and “Tituba” in Contrary Magazine.
CREATIVE NON-FICTION: “Higher and Deeper” in wildness.
Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) (Member of Board of Directors)
Worcester Children’s Chorus (Member of the Board of Directors)
Porcupine Literary (poetry editor)
Malarkey Books (editor)