Work


Select Publications



The Sister, The Other Stories (fiction)

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

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

Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan, Full Stop (review)


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

Hare, Saltwater Quarterly (fiction)

10 Myths About Bookselling, Used Furniture Review (column)

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

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

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

The Super Nerds, Used Furniture Review 
(column)




Select Panels, Presentations, & Readings

Editors' Panel, Panelist
Conversations and Connections, George Mason University
May 2018

Words That Matter: Using Your Writing in Service to Others, Panelist
Conversations and Connections, George Mason University
May 2018

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



Anthologies (Editor)

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



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