C.V.

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

            M.F.A.    Creative Writing, Florida Atlantic, May 2016

  •           Concentration: Creative Writing—Nonfiction

 

             B.A.        Literary Studies, The New School, May 2011

  •           Concentration: Creative Writing–Nonfiction
  •           Awards: Graduated with Honors

 


HONORS, AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS

  • National Society of Arts & Letters nominee, Spring 2016
  • Arts & Letters Advisory Board Graduate Student Grant Recipient, Florida Atlantic University, Fall 2015
  • 2nd Place—A3 Review Quarterly Shortlist, Fall 2015
  • AWP Intro Journals nominee, Nonfiction, Spring 2015
  • Swann Travel Grant Recipient, Florida Atlantic University, Summer 2015

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Graduate Teaching Assistantship – Florida Atlantic University, 2014 – Present

  CRW 3010: Introduction to Creative Writing

  • C0-create curriculum and syllabus including guided reading and writing exercises, workshop guidelines, and supplemental reading course packet.
  • Prepare and deliver large group lectures on topics such as creative nonfiction, hybrid forms, workshopping, etc.
  • Critique and comment on student’s creative work
  • Facilitate small group class discussion on assigned readings, peer workshopping and writing exercises
  • Plan, evaluate and revise course content, workshop guidelines, assigned writing exercises and methods of instruction.

 ENC 4930: Literary Editing and Publishing

  • Co-created student job descriptions and coursework for running the undergraduate literary magazine Coastlines
  • Assigned, facilitated and evaluated student-run blog posts and group presentations.
  • Utilized social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Trello, Blogspot, WordPress) to teach and mentor undergraduates about online branding and maximizing their reach/audience.

ENC 1101 & 1102: College Composition I & II

  • Create curriculum and assignments to promote critical thinking and writing skills
  • Prepare and deliver lectures on topics such as writing an expository essay, avoiding plagiarism, MLA formatting and citation, and basic textual and/or cultural analysis.
  • Evaluate and grade students’ classwork, peer workshopping and multi-phase papers.
  • Plan, evaluate and revise curricula, course content, course materials and methods of instruction
  • Utilize technology in the classroom, including PowerPoint, YouTube, and WordPress.

 

FAU Community Workshop Series – Florida Atlantic University, 2015 – Present

 Creative Nonfiction/Memoir

  • Create curriculum and syllabus including guided reading and writing exercises, workshop guidelines, and supplemental reading course packet.
  • Critique and comment on student’s creative work.
  • Facilitate and promote class discussion on craft, peer workshopping and the literary landscape.
  • Offer guidance on publishing, college portfolio and essay composition, and editorial/journalism opportunities.

 Hybrid Forms: Poetry and Non-fiction (co-taught with James White)

  • Create curriculum and syllabus including guided reading and writing exercises, workshop guidelines, and supplemental reading course packet.
  • Critique and comment on student’s creative work.
  • Facilitate and promote class discussion on craft, peer workshopping and the literary landscape.
  • Offer guidance on publishing, creating college portfolios and essay composition, and editorial/journalism opportunities.

Writing Fellows (Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship) – The New School University, 2010 – 2011

  • LLSW 3500 Intermediate Fiction Workshop (IOR: Jennifer Gilmore)
  • LFYW 1500 Writing the Essay: Kafka (IOR: Noah Isenberg)

CONFERENCE AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Reader at the Palm Beach Poetry Festival Speak into the Mic: Collaborative MFA Student/Faculty Poetry Reading, Delray Beach, FL – April 16th, 2016
  • Presenter: So You Want To Get Your MFA English Graduate Student Society Spring Academic Conference, Boca Raton, FL – March 23rd, 2016
  • Panelist: Writings of Place “The Spirit of the Place” EGSS Fall Academic Conference, Boca Raton, FL, November 12 & 13, 2014
  • Creative Reader: Juvenilia EGSS Spring Academic Conference, Boca Raton, FL, April 1st & 2nd, 2015
  • Presenter: “Fail Better: Teaching Hybrid Forms in Creative Writing” EGSS Fall Academic Conference, Boca Raton, FL October 27 & 28, 2015

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

      ABRAMS Books, Publishing—New York, NY —October 2011-January 2013

  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Publicity Assistant

       

        Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Publishing– New York, NY –June 2011-October 2011

  • Publicity Dept. Intern

 

Cousin Corinne’s Reminder, Literary Magazine – Brooklyn, NY —Fall 2010 –

  • Distribution

 UNIVERSITY SERVICE

        MFA Program Representative, 2014—Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

  •  Fall 2014 Graduate School Fair

 

 

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