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

A Celebration of Howl: Readings of both Allen Ginsberg's Howl and recent poetry, with Jericho Brown, Emily Leithauser, Alysia Nicole Harris, and more. Free and open to the public.

Event details: Date/Time: November 2, 2017. Location: Jones Room, 3rd floor, Woodruff Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

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.

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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