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Curriculum Vitae

Awards & Recognition

  • 2018 Words Beats & Life Poetry Feature
  • 2018 Grow With Google Udacity Developer Scholarship
  • 2017 Bloc.io Scholarship
  • 2016 LAMBDA Literary Young Adult Fiction Emerging Writer Fellow
  • 2015 Pink Door Fellow

Work

2018

  • Guest Experience Specialist, PetCo
  • Speaker/Reader at Worldbuilding Panel, OutWrite DC
  • Sing That Like Dovesong Workshop Advisor, Winter Tangerine
  • Camp Counselor, Autostraddle
  • Singing Songs Crooning Comets Workshop Advisor, Winter Tangerine

2017

  • Hollows Shout The Mountain Down Workshop Advisor, Winter Tangerine and Monstering Mag
  • We Sweat Honeysuckle Workshop Advisor, Winter Tangerine
  • Poetry Reader and Volunteer, Words, Beats & Life Fundraiser with Whole Foods Market
  • Judge, Fourth Annual Words Beats & Life DMV Grand Slam Finals

2016

  • Orchids without Attached Thighs Workshop Advisor, Winter Tangerine
  • Summer Session Two Workshop Advisor, Winter Tangerine
  • Sing That Like Dovesong Workshop Advisor, Winter Tangerine

2015

  • Intern, Aplastic Anemia and MDS Foundation

2014

  • Food Production, Panera Bread (- September 2018)

Publications

2018

2017

2016

2015

Education

2018

  • MasterClass with Shonda Rhimes, watched and participated in Shonda Rhimes' curriculum on television writing
  • I Survived The Fire, Now What? hosted and led by poet and educator, Crystal Valentine, wrote poetry with a group for four weeks
  • Black Hogwarts, hosted and led by wusgood.black, wrote poetry with a group under Hufflepuff Headmaster, Brittany Rogers
  • Grow With Google Developer Program through Udacity, learned HTML/CSS/Javascript concept through Udacity and Google

2017

  • (Present) Web Development Student through Bloc.io
  • In Surreal Life hosted and led by musician and poet, Shira Erlichman, wrote poetry with group for thirty-one days
  • AwQward Camp: A Li'l Laughing Color hosted by Capturing Fire, comedy writing workshop with Chelsea Shorte
  • AwQward Camp: Mystical Manifestos hosted by Capturing Fire, writing and meditation workshop with Dane Edidi
  • Intro to AwQward Camp: Diving Into the Brownness of Me hosted by Capturing Fire, theatre & writing workshop with Regie Cabico & J Mase III
  • Fleshing It Out hosted by Capturing Fire, movement & writing workshop with writer, Sonya Renee
  • Interview with Shonda Rhimes, hosted by the National Book Festival
  • Speakeasy Project: Session I hosted by The Blueshift Journal, studied poetry for four weeks in a group led by poet & activist, Christopher Soto (Loma)

2016

  • Writing From the Queer Heart hosted by Litreactor, studied creative nonfiction for four weeks in a group led by artist & writer, Cooper Lee Bombardier
  • In Surreal Life hosted and led by musician and poet, Shira Erlichman, wrote poetry with group for thirty-one days
  • Emerging Writers Program hosted by LAMBDA Literary, studied genre (Young Adult) fiction in group led by award-winning author, Benjamin Alire Sáenz for seven days
  • From The Black Arts Movement to Cave Canem: A Masterclass in Children’s Literature, hosted by The Library of Congress, Cave Canem, The Shakespeare Theatre Company, and We Need Diverse Books

2015

  • We Sweat Honeysuckle hosted by Winter Tangerine Review, studied poetry in group with LGBTQIA writers
  • Find Your Superpowers hosted by and led by Shira Erlichman, studied and created poetry for two months in weekly one-on-one sessions
  • Pink Door Retreat hosted and led by award-winning poet, Rachel McKibbens, studied and created poetry with women and nonbinary writers of color for four days

2011

  • Academy of the Holy Cross received high school diploma in 2011