Awards/Experience

Awards

Graduate Thesis Award, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2017-18

Departmental nominee for Helen Hanson Outstanding Graduate Student Award, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2017-18

Rafael Torch Literary Nonfiction Award, Crab Orchard Review, 2016

First Place, 700 Words Fiction/Nonfiction Prose Slam, sponsored by 13th Floor Magazine, 2016

Winner, Best Personal Essay, 1877 Society Writing Contest, 2015

 

Scholarships/Fellowships/Grants

Presidential Graduate Fellowship, University of Nebraska System, 2017-18

John J. McKenna Graduate Fellowship in Creative Nonfiction,
University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2017-18

Graduate Research and Creative Activity (GRACA) Grant ($4000) for researched creative nonfiction project on immigration/inhabitation on native land, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2017

Wardle, Spire, & Lane English Department Graduate Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2016-17

John J. McKenna Graduate Fellowship in Creative Nonfiction,
University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2015-16

 

Editing Experience

Pithead Chapel. Associate Nonfiction Editor, February 2016-Present

Split Lip Press. Editorial Assistant, August 2017-Present

Split Lip Magazine, Memoir Team, May 2018-Present

Profane Journal. Assistant Nonfiction Editor, March 2017-March 2018

Proximity Magazine. Editorial Fellow, Issue 10 (PLAY),
February 2016-April 2016

 

Conference Papers

“The Privilege of Home: A 400 Year Family History of Immigration and Inhabitation on Native Land,”
2018 UNO Student Research and Creative Activity Fair, Omaha, presenter.

“Boys, Boss: An Erasure Essay,”
2017 Western Literature Association Conference, Minneapolis,
panel chair and presenter.

“Québec Habitation: An Annotated History,”
2017 Western Literature Association Conference, Minneapolis, presenter.

 

Lecture Experience

Guest Panelist on Publishing, ENGL 8870 Seminar: Publishing Nonfiction, University of Nebraska-Omaha, Fall 2018

Guest Lecturer on Erasure Essays, ENGL 4860 Modern Familiar Essay, University of Nebraska-Omaha, Summer 2018

Guest Panelist on Publishing, ENGL 8870 Seminar: Publishing Nonfiction, University of Nebraska-Omaha, Spring 2018

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