Office: Keezell 224

Phone: (540) 568-6860

Office Hours: 


Summer 2019 Courses:
ENG 222: Lyric Poetry (ONLINE)
ENG 392: Introduction to Creative Writing-Poetry (ONLINE)

Fall 2019 Courses:
ENG 221: Environmental Literature of Wonder and Crisis
ENG 392: Introduction to Creative Writing - Poetry

Lyric Poetry; Poetry Writing; Creative Nonfiction; Environmental Writing; Hybrid Forms (Prose Poetry, Flash Fiction, The Lyric Essay, Biomythography, Experimental Fiction); LGBT Literature

Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry (Non-Degree Study), Stanford University
M.F.A., Writing (Poetry), Washington University in St. Louis
B.A., English and American Literature and Language, Harvard University, Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors in Field

Centaur (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013)
Dive (Poetry collection under review)
Reef (Nonfiction book in-progress) 

Off the Fire Road (Green Tower Press, 2009)

Individual poems and essays have appeared in The Best American Poetry 2014, The American Poetry Review, New England Review, Kenyon Review, The New Republic, The Yale Review, AGNI, Prairie Schooner, Poets & Writers, and elsewhere.

Awards and Honors:
Drew Darrow Memorial Poet, Stadler Center Writers Series, Bucknell University, 2015 
Visiting Writer, Emerging Poets Festival, Franklin & Marshall College, 2014 
Debut Poets Roundup, Poets & Writers, January/February 2014
Axton Visiting Writer, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2013 
The Writer Magazine/Emily Dickinson Award, Poetry Society of America, 2013 
Margaret Bridgman Scholar at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, 2012
Lyric Poetry Award, Poetry Society of America, 2012 
Brittingham Prize for Poetry, University of Wisconsin Press, 2012 
Wallace Stegner Fellowship in Poetry, Stanford University, 2010-2012
Full Fellowship and Artist-in-Residence, Spiro Arts, 2010
Artist’s Grant and Residency, Vermont Studio Center, 2009 
Full Scholarships, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, 2007-2009
Midwest Chapbook Series Award, 2008
Third-Year Writing Fellowship for Poetry, Washington University in St. Louis, 2008 

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