Creative Writing: Non-fiction
Office Phone: 3-2771
Office Hours: M & W 12:30-2:00
M.F.A., Creative Nonfiction, West Virginia University
B.A., English, West Virginia University
Guernica. Forthcoming. “It Will Look Like a Sunset.”
The Los Angeles Review. Forthcoming. “Mornings, On the Ranch.”
Quarterly West. Spring 2013. “Cruelty Was the Only Thing She Knew.”
The Southeast Review. Spring 2013. “Snow. Angel. Ghost.”
Mid-American Review. Fall 2012. “Indian Creek Solitaire.”
Slice Magazine. Spring 2012. “Like Mourners’ Bread.”
Reed Magazine. 2012. “Runaway.”
Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment. Spring 2011, Print Anthology 2012. “Demolition.”
Fringe. Fall 2010. Secrets and Lies.
2011: “Supporting Returning Adult Women in the Composition Classroom.” College Conference for Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA.
2013: “Like Mourners Bread” listed as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays, edited by Cheryl Strayed.
2013: Artist’s Grant to the Vermont Studio Center Writing Residencies.
2012: Finalist, The Southeast Review’s Narrative Nonfiction Award.
2011: Slice Magazine’s “Bridging the Gap” award for an emerging writer.
2011: Rebecca Mason Perry Scholarship Recipient for an outstanding first-year graduate student.
2011: Zeirold Creative Writing Endowed Scholarship at West Virginia University.
2012: Pushcart Prize
2011: AWP, Intro Prize
2011: AWP, Discovered Voices Award