In 2006, I graduated with an MS in book, magazine, and digital publishing from New York University. In 2002, I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with an BA in English and a minor in writing. I’m currently a candidate for an MFA in creative writing at Rosemont College, where I’ve studied under Carla Sparato, Carmen Machado, and Randall Brown. I’ve completed courses in novel writing, novel workshop, fiction workshop, horror writing, flash fiction, Classics, 21st century literature, and content in form and fiction.
Past experience with Master Classes, workshops, and residencies include:
Fiction writing, The Sackett Street Writers Workshop, New York City, NY, 2009, instructor: Aria Sloss
Fiction writing, Abroad Writers’ Conference, France, 2008, instructors: Dorothy Allison, Dan Chaon, Anne LeClaire, Sheila Schwartz, and others
Fiction writing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, 2003, instructor: Sherry Reynolds
Minor in writing, Virgina Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2002, instructors: Gregory Donovan, Bill Tester, Terry Hummer, and Tom Dehaven. I completed courses such as fiction writing, poetry, and playwriting
Fiction writing, Writers and Artists Workshop, The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2000, instructors: Gregory Donovan and Richard Fine