I am receiving a doctorate in English with a certificate in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Emory University, where I am currently holding a Dissertation Completion Fellowship with the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, in May 2018; I am also a poet, and a recipient of a 2017 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. My articles, essays, and poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Cultural Critique, the Los Angeles Review of Books, POETRY, and other publications; I am poetry editor for AGNI Magazine and art editor for At Length.
Forthcoming public events
AWP 2018 in Tampa: Reading at a joint event with AGNI, Quarterly West, Denver Quarterly, Adroit, and 32 Poems. Full roster of readers forthcoming; confirmed for AGNI are Cortney Lamar Charleston, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Kai Carlson-Wee, and myself.
Event details: Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 7:30-10:30pm. More specific details are forthcoming.
Location: Jackson's Bistro, Tampa, Florida (a short walk, over a footbridge, from the convention center, if you are attending AWP).
AWP 2018 in Tampa: Panel titled "Into the Expanse: Reinventing the Contemporary Long Poem," with Robin Beth Schaer (co-organizer), Don Share, Marianne Boruch, and Deborah Landau.
Event details: panel number S229. Date/Time: 1:30pm-2:45pm on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Location: Room 24, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor.
Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation and Witness 2018 in Washington, D.C.: Workshop titled "Tools from the Craft of Editing: A Revision-Based Workshop," with Anna Lena Phillips Bell (co-organizer).
Event details: TBA.
The image behind the overlay: Hero and Leander by Cy Twombly. See it in full, and full color, here.