I am a doctoral candidate in the Department of English with a certificate in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory University, where I am currently holding a Dissertation Completion Fellowship with the Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry; 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 BooksPOETRY, and other publications; I am poetry editor for AGNI Magazine and art editor for At Length


Forthcoming public events

AWP 2018 in Tampa: "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.

AWP 2018 in Tampa: Reading at a joint event with AGNIQuarterly WestDenver QuarterlyAdroit, 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).

Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation and Witness 2018 in Washington, D.C.: "Tools from the Craft of Editing: A Revision-Based Workshop," with Anna Lena Phillips Bell (co-organizer). 

Event details: TBA.

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