Select Publications

(forthcoming 2019) Prairie Schooner  – “ediolon”; “South Carolina”

Poetry Quarterly – “forty-eighth birthday”

Fall Lines – “early november”*; “Off I-20”; “Blessed”

Memoryhouse Magazine – “Early November”*

Miscellany – “After the Divorce”; “Calling Elvis”**

Exhibition, The National Portrait Gallery – “tomato heritage”; “Western Night-Time Soundtrack”

Select Awards

2018 Fall Lines Saluda River Prize for Poetry***

2018 Tin House Summer Workshop attendee

2015 New York State Summer Writers’ Institute attendee and scholarship winner

2013 US Presidential Scholar in the Arts

2013 YoungArts National Winner

2013 Scholastic Art & Writing National Silver Medal for Poetry


BA in English – College of Charleston ’16

Focus in Creative Writing – South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities ’13

Work History

Editorial Manager – Advantage Media|ForbesBooks, May 2019 – present

Senior Associate Editor – Advantage Media|ForbesBooks, Aug. 2017 – May 2019

Editor-in-Chief – Miscellany, Aug. 2015 – Dec. 2016

Assistant Editor – Miscellany, Aug. 2014 – Dec. 2015

* While these poems have nearly identical titles, they are vastly different in content after years of draft edits.

** “Calling Elvis” is a short story; all other credits are poems.

*** For the poem “Blessed.”