Education

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Doctorate in Poetry, ABD

Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Master of Fine Arts in Poetry, December 2014

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts in Creative Writing, May 2011

Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL
Bachelor of Arts in English, December 2007

St. Johns River Community College, St. Augustine, FL
Associates Degree, December 2004

Publications

Television, The Tampa Review Fall 2018                                                                                                                           Print Publication            

Figure, POETRY September 2018                                                                                                                                       Print and Electronic Publication

Explorers, The Comstock Review Fall 2017                                                                                                                     Print Publication

Neon, Grace, and Payphone, The Common Fall 2017                                                                                           Electronic Publication

Music and Crush, The Comstock Review Spring/Summer 2017                                                                                   Print Publication

Miracles and Mirror, Tar River Poetry Spring 2017                                                                                                          Print Publication

Motel, The Common Spring 2017                                                                                                                                      Print and Electronic Publication

Mantis, Birmingham Poetry Review Spring 2017                                                                                                                    Print Publication

Praise, Poetry East Spring 2017                                                                                                                                      Print Publication

Lake, Penance and Youth, West Branch Spring/Summer 2016                                                                                           Print Publication

After, Poetry East Fall 2016                                                                                                                                               Print Publication

Labor and Robbery, Slice March 2016                                                                                                                                  Print Publication

Divorce, The Common February 2016                                                                                                                                   Electronic Publication

Blaze, POETRY November 2015
 Print and Electronic Publication

Afterschool, Pleiades Spring 2015
 Print and Electronic Publication

Breakup and Transit, BOAAT Fall 2014
 Print and Electronic Publication

Wrought, Day One October 2013
 Print Publication

Another Moon, POETRY October 2013
 Print and Electronic Publication

Ball, The Midwest Quarterly Fall 2013
 Print Publication

Pinch, Bayou Magazine Fall 2013
 Print Publication

In the Beginning, Tar River Poetry Spring 2013
 Print Publication

The Morton Salt Girl, Sou’wester: Issue 40.2 Spring 2012
 Print Publication

Megacon, 2011 and Gabriel, New Madrid Winter 2012
 Print Publication

Ringer, Sou’wester: Issue 39.2 Spring 2011
 Print Publication

King and Horse and Rider Token, Spot Literary Magazine: Issue 5.1 Spring 2011
 Print and Electronic Publication

Hindsight, Pear Noir!: Issue 5 Winter 2011
 Print Publication

The Son of Man, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review: Number 32 Spring/Summer 2009
 Print Publication

Honors and Awards

2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship Finalist, The Poetry Foundation Fall 2014

2014 Creative Writing Fellowship, Wichita State University Fall 2014

2014 AWP Intro Journal Project Award Nomination, Wichita State University Fall 2014
Selected by Sam Taylor for poems Genesis and Wind-Up.

2014 Tin House Summer Writer’s Workshop Fellowship, Portland, OR Summer 2014

2013 AWP Intro Journal Project Award Nomination, Wichita State University Fall 2013
Selected by Sam Taylor for poem Botany.

2012 AWP Intro Journal Project Award Nomination, Wichita State University Fall 2012
Selected by Sam Taylor for poem Sawtooth.

2011 AWP Intro Journal Project Award Nomination, University of Nebraska Fall 2010
Selected by Grace Bauer for poem Adrift.

Edgren Graduate Tuition Fellowship, University of Nebraska Fall 2009-Spring 2011

Conferences, Presentations, and Workshops

Tin House Summer Writer’s Workshop, Portland, OR Summer 2014
 Scholar

Tin House Summer Writer’s Workshop, Portland, OR Summer 2013
 Student

 No-Name Reading Series, Lincoln, NE Fall 2010
 Presenter
 Presented a selection of old and new poems.

Writing the Midwest: A Symposium of Scholars & Creative Writers, East Lansing, MI Spring 2010
 Panelist
 Presented a selection of poems for the panel Plain(s)poken: Nebraska Voices in Poetry and Prose.

Professional Experience

Shorter University, Rome, GA Fall 2018-Present                                                                                                       Assistant Professor                                                                                                                                                                 ENG 0990-Foundations of English Composition                                                                                                                 ENG 1010-English Composition 1

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL Fall 2015-Summer 2018
 Adjunct Professor                                                                                                                                                             ENC 1101-Freshman Composition and Rhetoric
 ENC 2135-Research and Genre                                                                                                                                              LIT 2000-Introduction to Literature                                                                                                                                       CRW 3311-Poetic Technique

BOAAT Press, Amherst, MA Spring 2015-Spring 2016
 Poetry Editor

Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL Spring 2015
 Adjunct Professor
ENG 010-Writing Center

BOAAT Press, Amherst, MA Fall 2014-Spring 2015
 Consulting Editor

Wichita State University, Wichita, KS Fall 2012-Fall 2014
 Graduate Teaching Assistant
. ENG 102-Composition II

Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL Spring 2012
 Adjunct Professor
. ENG 205-Introduction to Poetry Writing
. ENG 152-Research Topics in College Writing
. ENG 010-Writing Skills

Saint Johns River State College, St. Augustine, FL Spring 2011
 Adjunct Professor
. ENC 0015-Developmental Writing I
. ENC 0025-Developmental Writing II
. LIT 2000-Introduction to Literature

Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL Fall 2011
 Adjunct Professor
. ENG 142-Introduction to College Writing with Lab
. ENG 100-Basic Writing with Lab

Prairie Schooner Book Prize, Lincoln, NE Spring 2011
 Reader

Prairie Schooner Book Prize, Lincoln, NE Spring 2010
 Reader

Prairie Schooner, Lincoln, NE Fall 2009-Spring 2011
 Editorial Assistant