Welcome! I’m a poet, outdoorswoman, dog-lover, yogi, environmentalist, feminist, tea-drinker, foodie, and generally hardworking weirdo. Currently I’m working on a book about mirrors and planning my wedding, all while waiting to receive my MFA diploma… any day now.
My poetry chapbook Pulse was published by Ghost City Press in 2018 and is available for free via that link. My poems, essays, and articles have appeared in Alpinist magazine, Breakwater Review, Calamity, Entropy, Frontier Poetry, Ghost Proposal, Muse /A Journal, New Delta Review, Poetry South, Range magazine, Voicemail Poems, and elsewhere. I earned my BA from UNC-Chapel Hill in English, and my MFA from Colorado State University in creative writing, where I was awarded the 2018 Academy of American Poets Prize.
I’ve taught creative writing at Colorado State and through Duke University’s Talent Identification Program, and worked as an editor for Alpinist magazine and Colorado Review. As a certified yoga instructor, I sometimes teach yoga classes, though that’s taken a backseat to my writing as of late. I also enjoy rock climbing, cooking, eating/drinking, traveling, skiing, hiking, camping, and spending time outside with my dog and fiancé. Originally from North Carolina, I now reside in Salt Lake City, Utah, where I work full time as the development associate for a rad environmental nonprofit called the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance.
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