Education

M.F.A. Creative Writing (Nonfiction), The Ohio State University, 2019.

M.A. Magazine Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2016.

B.A. Journalism, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2012.                                                              

 

Teaching

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of English, The Ohio State University, 2017–2019.

·        First-Year English Composition, Fall 2017, Spring 2018.

·        Introduction to Literary Publishing, Fall 2018. 

·        Intermediate Creative Nonfiction, Spring 2019. 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Missouri School of Journalism, January–May 2015.

·        Documentary Storytelling, Spring 2015. 

·        Magazine Publishing Capstone, Fall 2015.

 

Publications

“Couples Therapy.” Redivider, forthcoming.

“Rapture.” Cutbank, forthcoming. Runner-up of the 2018 Big Sky, Small Prose Flash Contest.

“The Wound or the Essayist.” Essay Daily, online, October 2018.

Interview with Danez Smith. The Journal 42.4, online, Fall/Winter 2018.

“Mother Chimera.” The Offing, online, September 18, 2018.

“Half-Moon.” Indiana Review 40.1, online, Summer 2018. Runner-up for the 2017 Half-K Prize.

“All These Apocalypses.” The Pinch 38.1, Spring 2018. Winner of the 2017 Pinch Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction.

Review of Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood. The Rumpus, online. April 25, 2017.

 

Editorial

 Online Editor, ReadItForward.com, Penguin Random House, Oct. 2017–present.

Assistant Managing Editor, Speculative Nonfiction, May 2019–present.

Reviews & Interviews Editor, The Journal, The Ohio State University, May 2018–May 2019.

Online Editor, The Journal, The Ohio State University, May 2016–September 2018. 

Publishing Intern, Two Dollar Radio, Oct. 2016–May 2017.

Associate Online Editor, The Journal, The Ohio State University, August–May 2016.

Editor-in-chief, Vox Magazine, August 2015–December 2015.

Assistant Sports Editor, Columbia Missourian, August–December 2014.

Arts & Books Editor, Vox Magazine, May–August 2012.

 

Awards & Honors

Tin House Summer Workshop under direction of Melissa Febos, July 2018.

Penelope Niven Creative Nonfiction Award, Center for Women Writers, Salem College, May 2018.

Excellence in Teaching by a First-Year GTA, The Ohio State University, April 2018.

Featured Reader, The Pinch 38.1 Launch, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, April 13, 2018. 

Digital Media and Composition Institute, The Ohio State University, May 2017.

University Fellowship, The Ohio State University, 2016–2017.

Kappa Tau Alpha, National Honor Society in Journalism, May 2016.

 

Service

Copyeditor, The Non/Fiction Collection Prize manuscript, The Ohio State University Press, September–October 2018.

Host, Student-Faculty Reading Series, The Ohio State University, May 2017–April 2018. 

Host, Epilog Reading Series, The Ohio State University, May 2017–May 2018. 

Faculty Advisor, Cans for a Cause, The Ohio State University, October 2017 present. 

MFA Community Workshop Leader, Centennial High School, August–December 2016.