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Interdisciplinary PhD (English and Psychology), forthcoming

Literature MA

Poetry MFA

University of Montana

Art with Photography Specialization BFA

English with Creative Writing Specialization BA

Minors in Italian, Art History, and Women's and Gender Studies

3.99 GPA, Summa Cum Laude, Honors in Liberal Arts, Distinction in English

Managing Editor, Poetry Northwest (Associate Editor 2020 - 23)

  • Provide editorial oversight for biannual publications; facilitate production schedule including features and individual poems; supervise a team of Associate Editors; arrange project calendar with Editor-in-Chief.

  • Ensure quality control for publications including copyediting, typesetting, layout, printing, and web maintenance; oversee equity initiatives to increase BIPOC representation and accessibility to publishing.

Essay Coach, Bright Horizons, Remote

  • Assess college application essays for grammar, rhetoric, style, and flow with extensive feedback to improve both the essay and writing overall; edit up to 80 essays per week during peak season.

  • Contribute to roundtable discussions regarding recent changes to college admission processes; fosters healthy communication environments between employees and students and among staff.

Graduate School Research Assistant, UM, Missoula, MT

  • Spearhead comprehensive literature reviews for ongoing research projects; generate data visualizations; copyedit and formulate Graduate School DEI statements; review and develop community outreach messages.  

  • Operate Cascade system for website design and management; create marketing and advertisement designs for Graduate School events; archive digital assets and records.

Editorial Fellow, University of Montana PressMissoula, MT

  • Edit and proofread manuscripts observing editorial guidelines; manage, format, and update web content; communicate with regional distribution network and local booksellers; evaluate manuscript pitches.

  • Engage with nascent Montana Book Arts program and assist with letterpress design and research, including the inaugural letterpress printing of poet Kevin Young.

Publishing Intern, Copper Canyon Press, Port Townsend, WA

  • Assisted editorial team to proofread, copyedit, and style manuscripts; evaluated book submissions for potential publication; adhered to strict production schedule.

  • Created marketing material for development team; researched market trends for presentation at annual pre-sales meeting with national distributor; collaborated on team-based projects.

Poetry Editor, CutBankMissoula, MT (Art Editor 2020 - 21)

  • Curated poetry submissions for publication, ensuring diverse and compelling writing that aligned with magazine’s editorial vision; utilized Submittable program for review process and analyzed submission trends.

  • Solicited art and illustrations from international artists for cover and interior features; edited and typeset poems for biannual publications and designed layout in Adobe InDesign.

Interviewer, The Boiler Journal, Dallas, TX

  • Planned, scheduled, and conducted interviews with debut authors in a series entitled Under Pressure; surveyed author history and publications to devise informed questions; actively listened throughout interviews.

  • Promoted interview articles to maximize reader engagement; fostered a virtual literary support network during the COVID-19 pandemic; reviewed blind poetry submissions via Submittable. 

Assistant to the Editor, The Southwest Review, Dallas, TX

  • Facilitated smooth workflow and publication process; maintained editorial schedule and planned staff meetings; integrated effective time management into physical and digital review process.

  • Handled administrative tasks and onboarding of new submission reviewers; contributed to magazine overhaul to highlight marginalized authors and artists.

Mc Brain's Studio, Siena, Italy

  • Completed graphic design projects focusing on local food industries; maintained brand consistency and typography; translated marketing materials into English, increasing global accessibility.

  • Utilized Adobe Creative Suite to edit images and design illustrations; organized and managed digital assets; contributed creative concepts in staff design meetings.

Teaching Assistant, University of MontanaMissoula, MT

  • SF Literature: Science Fiction, Speculative Worlds, Spring 2023

  • Introduction to Literature, Fall 2022

Instructor, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

  • WRIT 101: Introduction to Composition, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

Teaching Assistant, Missoula Writing CollaborativeMissoula, MT

Annie Dillard Award, Second Place, Bellingham Review

Best of the Net Nomination, "He Tells Me He Wants"

New American Press Nonfiction Award, Runner-Up, "Stigmata," MAYDAY

Best of the Net Nomination, "Antlering," The Chestnut Review

Best of the Net Nomination, "Second Syntax," Birdcoat Quarterly

Goedicke/Robinson Scholarship in Poetry

Greta Wrolstad Travel Award

Madeline DeFrees Prize from the Academy of American Poets, Second Place

Best of Gradcon, Oral Presentations, University of Montana

Honorable Mention, Academy of American Poets

Greta Wrolstad Travel Award

David R. Russell Memorial Poetry Award

Dedman College Outstanding Senior

Ella Caruthers Porter Scholarship

Phi Beta Kappa Member

Fulbright Semi-Finalist: Iceland

Marshall Scholarship Finalist

Ann Early Award

Belle Bayer Bromberg Senior Scholarship in English

George Bond Poetry Prize

Margaret Terry Crooks Award for Outstanding Student in Creative Writing

Alpha Chi Member

Robert Steward Hyer Society Member

Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures

Meadows Scholar

President's Scholar

"Trauma and Healing: Storying Lives, Literary Engagements, Entangled Memories, Estonian Association of Comparative Literature, 15th Annual Conference

Prague Summer Program Writing Residency

Ridge Scholarship

Meadows Museum Poet Laureate

Richter Fellowship

Zelle Grant

Engaged Learning Fellowship

Doolin Art Grant

"Somatic Syntax: Ban en Banlieue, Documentary Prose, and the Representation of Trauma," Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia

"Stigmata," MAYDAY/New American Press AWP Reading, Seattle, WA

Under the Skin, Gradcon, UM

Somatic Syntax/After Miscarriage, Zootown Arts Community Center, Missoula, MT

C19: The Postcard Project, Scholars Den, SMU

BFA Qualifying Exhibition, Pollock Gallery, Dallas, TX

Familiar Topics, Doolin Gallery, SMU

Open Studios, SMU

L.O.S.T., Fort Burgwin, Taos, NM

Firecracker Award Reviewer, CLMP

Women's and Gender Studies Undergraduate Chair, SMU

Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Graphic Designer, Dallas, TX

Meadows Museum Student Council Member, Dallas, TX

Dallas Museum of Art Student Council Member, Dallas, TX

"Braiding Shapes," Hippocampus

"Flensing," Bellingham Review

"Somatic Syntax: Ban en Banlieue, Documentary Prose, and the Representation of Trauma," Interlitteraria

"Pigeons, Pride, and Pedagogy: How to Survive a Toxic Workshop," Poets & Writers

"Failed Ghazal for Assisted Living," Pleiades

"Stigmata," MAYDAY

"Self-Portrait with MRI Machine," Blue Earth Review

"Displaying the Wounds," Lammergeier Magazine

"He Tells Me He Wants," Lammergeier Magazine

"Zuihitsu for Drying Flowers," Cordite, 106

"Laparoscopy, or a Half-Birth," Rattle

"Nutmeat, or Thoughts During Cervical Biopsy," Autofocus

"Second Syntax," Birdcoat Quarterly, /10

"Antlering," Chestnut Review

"Possum Kingdom Reservoir," Yalobusha Review, YR: 34

"Redux II," Yalobusha Review, YR: 34

"Cycle" Juked Magazine

"Relics," MacGuffin Review, 37.3

"Slaughterhouse 901," Our Shared Memory: University of Chicago

"The Fence Cutter," At the Meadows

Kairos, Vol, 9, Dallas: Ricoh, Editor-in-Chief

Kairos, Vol, 8, Dallas: Ricoh, Editor-in-Chief

Monuments and Memory, Dallas: Millet the Printer, Graphic Designer

Her Kind, Dallas: Blurb, Author & Photographer

Kairos, Vol, 7, Dallas: Ricoh, Editor-in-Chief

"The Bishop," Allegheny Review

"Between the Gunwales," Allegheny Review

"Acultomantic Aging," Allegheny Review

Kairos, Vol. 6, Dallas: Ricoh, Editor-in-Chief

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