Born in Dartmouth, NH 1984
Lives in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION
2012 – 2014

MFA, Creative Writing and Environment and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming

2002 – 2006

BA, Columbia University, History (with Honors), New York, NY

EXHIBITIONS AND EDITIONS
2017

Tongue Tried, In collaboration with Nick Thurston, published as a limited edition broadside by Whiskey Jack Press

2016

Artifact and Process: The Evolving Field of Graphic Design, The Weeks Gallery, Jamestown NY

2014

Portrait of Wyoming, Travelling Exhibition, Laramie, Casper, Lander Art Center and Jackson WY

2009

Mapa de Guerra del Día de Brujas 3: Mirando Atrás Con Rabia, Galeria Metropolitana, Santiago

RESIDENCIES / PERFORMANCES / LECTURES/CONFERENCE PAPERS
2018

“Political Spirituality and Death: A Theoretical Exploration”, Eastern Sociological Society 2018 Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD
Millay Colony Resident, Austerlitz, NY

2017

“Kurt Cobain, the Iraq War, and the Rise of the $4 T-Shirt”, Pratt Brown Bag Series
Macdowell Colony Fellow, Peterborough, NH
Incantation for Constant Smiles, Silent Barn Brooklyn, NY

2016

WVVY Benefit Concert (as Cold Snake), Katherine Cornell Theatre, Vineyard Haven, MA
High Plains Collective Reading: AWP Offsite Event, Los Angeles, CA

2015

UCross Foundation Residency, Ucross, Wyoming
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Residency, Saratoga, Wyoming
Steve Roggenbuck & Sofi Thanhauser in Concert, Laramie, WY

2017

Mellon Research Grant

2014

Textiles of Tamil Nadu: Presentation to the Geological Society, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
University of Wyoming MFA Thesis Reading, Laramie, WY
Writers in Conversation: Saratoga Public School, Saratoga, WY
Q&A with Ira Sukarungrung, Laramie, WY

2013

So Little Rain: Presentation to the Water in Wyoming Symposium, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Cotton Harvesting in Lubbock TX, Presentation for Adrian Shirk’s English 1010 Class, Laramie, WY

2009

Jump Over the Fence of Taste Multimedia performance as The Spoonbreakers at the Outerland, Edgartown Martha’s Vineyard

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Writing Curriculum Review Committee, Pratt Institute (2018)
School of Language Arts and Sciences Curriculum Review Committee, Pratt Institute (2018)
School of Language Arts and Sciences General Education Committee, Pratt Institute (2018)

TEACHING

Pratt Institute, The Graphic Novel, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.Saturday Writing School, Spring 2018, Spring and Fall 2017. Pre-College Creative Writing Workshop, Fall 2017.
Baruch College, English 2100 Writing I, and English 2150, Writing II, 2016-17
University of Wyoming, English 1010 Freshman Composition, 2012-2014
Martha’s Vineyard YMCA After School Program, Theatre Workshop, 2008-9
St Matthew’s Elementary School, Afterschool Poetry Workshop, 2002-2006

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2014

Promoting Intellectual Engagement Award
Haub Grant for Research and Creative Activities
Plummer Interdisciplinary Excellence Award

2013

Dick and Lynn Cheney Fellowship for Excellence in Study Abroad
Arts and Sciences Summer Independent Study Award

2003/4

Oxbridge Scholar