Education

Master of Fine Arts in Writing. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. May 2013

Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Magna cum Laude. University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA. June 2006

Experience

Founder & Editor

pioneertown literary journal, 2015 - Present

Editorial Director 

The Angle Magazine, 2014 - Present 

Editing, Writing, & Proofreading

The Angle Agency, 2013 - Present. 

Susan Rockefeller Co., 2012 - Present

Teaching 

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL:

Instructor, Introduction to Creative Writing. Writing Department. 2013 - 2014.  

Teaching Assistant, Advanced Screenwriting, Supervising Professor John Petrakis. Film, Video, and New Media Department. 2013.

Teaching Assistant, Literary Modes, Supervising Professor Janet Desaulniers. Writing Department. 2014.

Publications, Exhibitions, Readings, Honors

2014Ÿ

Beauty and the Beast, Interview, The Angle Magazine, www.theanglemag.com.

25 Points: Big Sur, HTMLGIANT. www.htmlgiant.com.

Redefined, Chicago Arts Journal, Winter Issue.

2013   

Jellyfish, e-book, Meekling Press.

Experiment #43, Matchbook Literary Magazine, www.matchbooklitmag.com.

Teaching Fellow, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Fellow, Summer Literary Seminars, Vilnius, Lithuania. 

Mothers , SAIC MFAW Graduate Reading, Chicago, IL.

985 Days, Collected: Integumentary (Anthology).

Limbic System, 2013 MFA Exhibition, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. 

2012    Ÿ

Untitled, Blue Moon Pop Up Gallery & Reading, Chicago, IL.

ŸNominee, Rhino’s Tail Emerging Playwrights Award, Chicago, IL.

Embody, Used Furniture Review, www.usedfurniturereview.com.

Embody, AWP/SAIC Reading, Chicago, IL.

2011    Ÿ

Connections as Constellations, SAIC/UIC 3rd Annual Joint Reading, Chicago, IL.

2010    Ÿ

Daniel (excerpt), Superevening, Chicago, IL.

 

Memberships and Associations

College Art Association

Association of Writers and Writing Programs

 

Skills

Microsoft Power Point, Word, Outlook, Excel

Adobe Acrobat, basic InDesign and Photoshop

WordPress, Squarespace, Mailchimp

Blackboard Learning Management System

Canvas Learning Management System