Degrees and Institutions
MFA Fiction, Bowling Green State University
ALM Literature & Creative Writing, Harvard University (Division of Continuing Education)
B.S. Adolescent English Education, Miami University
Areas: General Studies Writing, Creative Writing
Research Interests: Fiction; creative nonfiction; memoir; workshop pedagogies; college composition; writing transfer pedagogies
ENG 4130: Fiction Writer’s Workshop
ENG 3130: Fiction Workshop
ENG 2060: Craft of Fiction
GSW 1100: Intensive Introduction to Academic Writing
GSW 1110: Introduction to Academic Writing
GSW 1120: Academic Writing
GSW 1120H: Academic Writing (Honors College)
HNRS 2010: Introduction to Critical Thinking (Honors College)
“Queen Elizabeth.” One Story. Issue #218. 1-27. Print.
“The Era of Good Feelings.” Midwestern Gothic. 20.1 123-133. Print.
“Out of the Bronx.” Zone 3. 20.1. 2-12. Print. (Winner of the 2015 Zone 3 Fiction Award).
“Patriots.” Harpur Palate. 14.2. 37-41. Print.
“The Dogs of Detroit.” Colorado Review. 41.2. 3-17. Print.
“Evolution of the Mule.” Beloit Fiction Journal. 25: 114-125. Print
“City of Glass.” New England Review. 39.1. Print. (Forthcoming Spring 2018)
“White Oak.” Hunger Mountain: The VCFA Journal for the Arts. 20.1. 53-57. Print.
"Goodness in This Game." Atticus Review, More Than Sports Talk Theme Issue. July, 2015.
“On Essaying: The Beauty of Elusiveness.” The Brevity Blog, Brevity Magazine. August, 2014. Web.
“Cancer Jokes.” BULL: Men’s Fiction. March, 2014. Web.
“Writing Placement: The Virtues of Inefficiency.” North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing. Panel Presentation. Examining Assessment: Principles and Practices for Writing Classrooms and Programs. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
“Constructing Identity in a State of Transition.” Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference. Panel Presentation. Queering the Writing Program. Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA.
Work in Progress
Mother, a novel