EDUCATION

  • Phd Candidate in Literature & Creative Writing at the University of Southern California (current) 
  • MFA in Poetry from Columbia University in the City of New York (2013)
  • BA in English from Skidmore College (2011)

 

SELECTED POEMS IN PERIODICALS (Click for links) 

 

PERSONAL ESSAYS IN PERIODICALS

 

BOOK REVIEWS

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Runner-Up, BOA Edition's A. Poulin Jr. First Book Prize, April 2017
  • Finalist, Four Way Books, Levis Prize in Poetry, April 2017
  • Recipient of Fellowship & Residency, James Merrill House, Oct. 2016
  • Finalist, NARRATIVE 8th Annual Poetry Prize, 2016
  • Long-list, Univ. of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize 2016
  • Finalist, Kathryn A. Morton First Book Prize, Sarabande Books (Judge: Mary Ruefle), 2015
  • Recipient of the Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts & Sciences (Poetry), 2015
  • Second Poetry Alternate, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, 2014
  • Finalist, Tupelo Quarterly Poetry Prize (Judge: Alicia Ostriker), 2014
  • Recipient of the Academy of American Poets Prize (Judge: Craig Morgan Teicher), 2013
  • Finalist, Cultural Center of Cape Cod Poetry Contest (Judge: Cornelius Eady), 2013
  • Recipient of the Steloff Poetry Prize, 2011 (Judge: Mark Wunderlich), 2011
  • Recipient of the Edwin Moseley Prize in English, 2011 
  • Recipient of the English Department Award in Poetry at Skidmore College, 2011

 

SELECTED READINGS

  • Spring Street Reading Series, Newburgh, NY, March 2017
  • Stonington Public Library (Merrill Fellow), Stonington, CT, Oct 2016
  • Ren Hen Press (AWP), Los Angeles, CA, April 2016
  • Grief Diaries Reading Series, Book Culture, New York, NY, Feb 2016
  • East River Reading Series, Brooklyn, NY, January 2015
  • East River Reading Series, Brooklyn, NY, November 2013
  • Hatchet Job, Brooklyn, NY, November 2013
  • Southern Writers Reading Series, New York, NY, June 2013
  • Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY, April 2013
  • Gallery 263 Reading Series, Cambridge, MA, March 2013
  • Metro Rhythm Reading Series, Brooklyn, NY, December 2012
  • Death Hums Reading, Webster Hall, New York, NY, September 2012