Curriculum Vitae


MFA in Creative Writing and Literary Arts: Poetry from the University of Alaska, Anchorage (2015)

BA in English Literature with an Emphasis in Secondary Education from Mesa State College (now Colorado Mesa University) (2002)


Associate Editor for Middle West Press (2023-present)

Poetry Editor for Inklette Magazine (2019-present)

Volunteer with the Military Spouse Fine Artists Network (2019-present)

Mentor with the Veterans Writing Project (2016-present)

Poetry Editor for The Military Spouse Book Review (2016-present)

Associate Poetry Editor for 1932 Quarterly (2017-2018)

Guest poetry reader for Barren Magazine‘s issue 4 (2018)

Guest poetry reader for Bold + Italic‘s issue 3 (2018-2019)

High school English teacher in Stafford County, Virginia (2010-2012)

High school English teacher in Clark County, Nevada (2002-2010)

SAT/ACT Tutoring Southwest Region (2008)

Tutoring for College Entrance Exams training with the College Board (2007)

Attended multiple Advanced Placement conferences (2004-2011) and taught English Language AP (2004-2009)

Scored the Nevada High School Proficiency in Writing (2003-2009)

Table Leader for the NV High School Proficiency in Writing (2006)

English/Language Arts Advisory Council (2005)

Staff editor of Pinyon Poetry (2001)


AWP Writing Conference (2012, 2017, 2018, 2022)

Tupelo Press’ 30/30 Project (January 2018)

Being Poetry’s The Haiku Path (January 2018)


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