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EDUCATION

2014       Naropa University Summer Writing Program (coursework), Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Boulder, CO

2006       M.F.A. in Writing, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2001       B.A. in English / B.A. in Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2001       School for International Training: Art and Social Change curriculum, Prague, Czech Republic

 

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

2017       New Animal, dancing girl press

2016       Tell Me Every Anchor Every Arrow, Kelsey Street Press

2013       Magnetic Forest, Aggregate Space

2013       Cartography Askew, speCt! books

2012       History of Drawing Circles, Edible Engines Press

 

RESIDENCIES

2019      The Wassaic Project, Art & Writing Residency, Wassaic, NY

2018      The Desert House, Photography & Writing Residency, Yucca Valley, CA

2017      The Desert House, Photography & Writing Residency, Yucca Valley, CA

2016      The Wassaic Project, Art & Writing Residency, Wassaic, NY

2015       Vermont Studio Center, Poetry Residency, Johnson, VT

2014       Vermont Studio Center, Poetry Residency, Johnson, VT

2013       Aggregate Space, Writing Residency, Oakland, CA

 

EDITORIAL / CURATORIAL

2013-2017       Press Member, Kelsey Street Press, Berkeley, CA

2013-2017       Managing Editor, Writer in Residence program and chapbook series, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA

2011-2017       Founder & Organizer, Featherboard Writing Series, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA

2007-2011       Contributing Poetry Editor, MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Chicago, IL

2005-2006       Program Assistant, Small Press Traffic Literary Arts Center, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2004-2005       Poetry Editorial Staff, 2004 – 2005, Eleven Eleven Journal of Literature and Art, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

 

READINGS

2019      Ditmas Lit Reading Series, Brooklyn, NY.

2018      New Animal chapbook launch. Open Books. Seattle, WA.

2018      L.A. Times Festival of Books. Los Angeles, CA.

2018      E.M. Wolfman Books. Oakland, CA.

2018      speCt! books studio opening. Oakland, CA.

2017      Cool as F*** Reading Series. Pete’s Candy Store. Brooklyn, NY.

2017      Sector 2337. Chicago, IL.

2017      LitCrawl. Danny’s Reading Series Redux. Neo-Futurarium. Chicago, IL.

2017      Studio One Reading Series. Oakland, CA.

2017      Charmed Instruments Series. Philadelphia, PA.

2017      AWP Kelsey Street Press/Chax Press. Busboys & Poets. Washington, DC.

2016      California College of the Arts Writers Series, hosted by MFA Program in Writing. San Francisco, CA.

2016      Book launch for Tell Me Every Anchor Every Arrow. Alley Cat Books. San Francisco, CA.

2016      Book launch for Tell Me Every Anchor Every Arrow. Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop. Brooklyn, NY.

2016      Timeless Infinite Light & Featherboard Writing Series reading. Paloma Street Studio, Los Angeles, CA.

2016      Kelsey Street Press reading, Octopus Salon. Oakland, CA.

2015      Endless Summer, Small Press Traffic. Berkeley, CA.

2015      Omnidawn and speCt! Associated Writing Programs off-site reading. Riddle Room. Minneapolis, MN.

2014       Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT.

2014       Summer Writing Program, Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. Naropa University. Boulder, CO.

2014       Bang Out Reading Series Vol. 28. Make Out Room, San Francisco, CA.

2014       AWP speCt!acular. Associated Writing Programs off-site reading. Left Bank Books Collective. Seattle, WA.

2014       Litcrawl. California College of the Arts Faculty and Alumni Reading. San Francisco, CA.

2013       Chapbook launch for Magnetic Forest. Featherboard Writing Series, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA

2013       LitCrawl. Mission Cheese, San Francisco, CA

2013       Canessa Park Reading Series. Canessa Park Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013       speCt! books. Pegasus Books, Berkeley, CA

2013       Bay Area Poetry Marathon. San Francisco, CA

2013       Beast Crawl. Disco Volante. Oakland, CA

2012       Chapbook launch for Cartography Askew (speCt! books). University Press Books, Berkeley, CA

2012       Leon Reading Series. Leon Gallery, Denver, CO

2012       Underpass Reading Series. Oakland, CA

2012       Bang Out Reading Series Volume XVIII. Amnesia Bar, San Francisco, CA

2011       Ostranenie: Reconsidering the Known. Featherboard Writing Series, Aggregate Space, Oakland, CA

2011       Fourteen Hills journal release reading. San Francisco, CA

2011       California College of the Arts Alumni Celebration. San Francisco, CA

2010       Featherboard Writing Series. Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA

2010       Bay Area Poetry Marathon. The LAB, San Francisco, CA

2010       Beeswax Magazine #6 journal release reading. Diesel, A Bookstore, Oakland, CA

2008       Beeswax Magazine & Watchword journal release reading. Book Zoo, Oakland, CA

2008       Heliotrope series. Mama Art Café, San Francisco, CA

2008       Awkward Show. The Mission Arts & Performance Project, Café La Boheme, San Francisco, CA

2008       Frida Was Here: Celebrating the Life and Work of Frida Kahlo. The Mission Arts & Performance Project, Sunrise Café, San Francisco, CA

2008       Via Chicago. MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Associated Writing Programs reading, New York, NY

2007       What The Hell Is Algebra? (and other non-linear equations). The Mission Arts & Performance Project, Philz Coffee Shop, San Francisco, CA

2007       California College of the Arts Centennial Celebration. California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2007       Aufgabe journal release reading. New York City, NY

2007       Don’t Mention It: 24 Hour Non-Stop Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Performance. Play Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006       26 journal release reading. Canessa Park Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006       Bay Area Summer Poetry Marathon. The LAB, San Francisco, CA

2006       The Velvet Revolution. The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2006       Word World. California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2005       The Poets’ Theater Jamboree. San Francisco, CA

 

LECTURES

2016      Panelist: Publishing – MFA Graduate Writing Program, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

2013       Panelist: “Starting Your Own Reading Series”  Writing Practicum, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

2006       Panelist: “Literary Non-Profits”  The Business of Writing, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2006       Visiting Writer  English 2, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA