a Master of Arts in English at Western Washington University in 2003
and a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry at the University of Pittsburgh in
2006. She has received the Chicago Literary Award for Poetry, the Gulf Coast
Nonfiction Prize, the Oscar Wilde Poetry Prize, the Literal Latte
Nonfiction Award, the AWP Intro Journals Award for Nonfiction, and 6
Pushcart Prize nominations. Her work can be found online at Juicebox, Offcourse, Santa Fe Writers Project, Swell, and Thirdcoast. She lives with Angie and their two cats in
Kentucky, where she is a graduate teaching fellow in the PhD in
Humanities program at the University of Louisville.