Work



Editing

Having to Tell  Your Mother Is the Hardest Part (essay collection)
June 2017

You Will Be Able to Say a Thousand Words (multi-genre anthology)
November 2016

Delicious Havoc (essay collection)
October 2016

My Heart Went Beating Fast (short fiction collection)
May 2016

Long Lost (short fiction collection)
May 2015

Everyone Is Moving, No One In Place (poetry collection)
May 2014


Select Publications

The Sister, The Other Stories (fiction)
March 2017

Where You Come From Is Gone, Midwestern Gothic (essay)
Issue 23 (Fall 2016)

Paper Lantern and Ecstatic Cahoots by Stuart Dybek, Full Stop (review)
September 2014

Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan, Full Stop (review)
January 2013

Laura Lamont's Life in Pictures by Emma Straub, Full Stop (review)
November 2012

Watch the Doors As They Close by Karen Lillis, The Collagist (review)
September 2012

Literary Borough: Washington, D.C., Ploughshares (essay)
August 2012


The Land of Decoration by Grace McCleen, Full Stop (review)
June 2012

Hare, Saltwater Quarterly (fiction)
Summer 2011

10 Myths About Bookselling, Used Furniture Review (column)
October 2011

I Hotel by Karen Tei Yamashita,The Collagist  (review)
August 2011

If You Knew Then What I Know Now by Ryan Van Meter, Ploughshares (review)
August 2011

Hello, My Name Is Lacey and I'm a Book Addict, Used Furniture Review (column)
May 2011

The Amazon Two-Step, Used Furniture Review (column)
March 2011

The Super Nerds, Used Furniture Review 
(column)
January 2011


The Bookseller and the Stranger, Used Furniture Review
 (column)
December 2010



Panels, Presentations, & Readings

Organizing Dissent: Arts Organizations in Dangerous Times, Panelist
Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice Annual Symposia, Georgetown University
April 2018

Writing Centers: Building a Community of Writers Outside the Traditional Classroom, Panelist
Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference (AWP), Washington, DC
February 2017

Lines + Stars Big Lights Reading Series, Inaugural Reader
Summer 2016

Working with Arts Organizations to Turn Students' Writing into Published Work, Moderator
Teaching and Learning Conference, Washington, DC
March 2015



Literary Citizenship 

DC Commission of Arts and Humanities, Grant Reviewer
FY 2016-17

The Marfield Prize/National Award for Arts Writing, Selection Reader 
2016-2017

Jenny McKean Moore Fiction Writing Workshop, The George Washington University, Selected Participant
Fall 2016

Minnesota Book Awards, Finalist Judge, Fiction/Short Story Category
2011-2012



Awards & Honors

Loft Writing Mentorship Finalist 
2012

Alexis Geneva Knox Fellowship
2006-2007

Melanie Hook Rice Award for Creative Fiction 
2005