MFA, Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA. MA, University of Denver, Denver, CO. BA, Metropolitan State College of Denver.
Learning Strategies Center Assistant and Interim Manager, CIA at Greystone, St. Helena, CA. English Lecturer, High Potential Program; Communications Lecturer; Graduate Assistant, Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga. Writing Instructor, Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA. Fiction Editor, MARY: A Journal of New Writing. English Teacher, Jefferson County Public Schools—Bear Creek High School, Lakewood, CO. Teaching Practicum/Field Experience, Douglas County School District—Mountain View High School, Highlands Ranch, CO.
Second place, William Van Dyke Short Story Prize, Ruminate, 2016. Writer in Residence, Sirenland Writers Conference, Positano, Italy, 2015. Signum Fidei Teaching Fellowship, Saint Mary’s College of California, 2013–2015. Alumni Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Saint Mary’s College of California, 2014, 2015. Winner, Bartleby Snopes Short Story Competition, 2013. Founders Graduate Student Award, University of Denver, 2011.