About me

Industry Education
Occupation College Instructor
Location USA
Introduction My poems appear in Best New Poets 2008 (edited by Mark Strand), The National Poetry Review, Natural Bridge, The Southeast Review, Barrow Street, POOL, Southern Poetry Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, RHINO, Pebble Lake Review, and are featured on Verse Daily. Awards include the 2008 Southeast Review Poetry Prize from Florida State University (judged by David Kirby), a Maryland State poetry fellowship, two Pushcart Prize nominations, and a residency at the Mary Anderson Center for the Arts. My chapbook, Social Smile, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2004. I teach creative writing & women’s studies, and publish New Zoo Poetry Review.
Favorite Books "Just think of all the spare time that has flown/Straight into nothingness by being filled/ With forks and faces" --Philip Larkin