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"Yawn." Poem published in Practical Poetry (Educational). Heinemann/Penguin Random House. 

Photo and writing included in ‘Helped to restore my soul’: Readers share their Maui memories.' The Washington Post. 23 August 2023.

Essay published in Andromeda II. Issue I. Summer 2021. 

Her Daily. Various essays published. (Online publication). 2015 - 2017.

"Post Mills, VT." (Short story). / Penguin Random House.'s Story-In-Verse Contest. (Short-listed). 

"Georgia in New York." (Short story). USC English Department Award publication.  

"The Glass Slipper." (Short story). Generation Next Volume II. 2011.

 "The Box." (Short story). Generation Next Volume I. 2010.

"Autumn." Poem and illustration published in Spider Magazine. 

Edward W. Moses Award for Creative Writing for short story "Georgia in New York." 2015.

Finalist. Figment's Story-in-Verse Contest, judged by Dana Goodyear. Short story "Post Mills, VT." Story acquired by Random House.

University of Southern California English Department Award for Creative Writing. 2015.

Generation Next Writing Competition. 2nd Place for short story "The Glass Slipper." 2011.

Generation Next Writing Competition. Honorable Mention for short story "The Box." 2010.

Power of the Pen - Regional Writing Competition (Midwest, USA). 1st Place for short story "I Didn't Pull the Fire Alarm." 2009.



Bachelor's of Arts, English, University of Southern California; minor studies: Film & Screenwriting


Independent Study with Marianne Wiggins. University of Southern California. 

Writer in Residence Workshop with T.C. Boyle. University of Southern California.

Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research. Invited to read short story "Shadeless." 

Selected for advanced fiction workshop with Percival Everett (2015).


 Writing in New Orleans Workshop with Beau Boudreaux. 

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