I'm an award-winning writer and editor with more than a decade of experience in publication design, journalism, education, and strategic communication. 


Where I've Learned

University of Oklahoma
Master of Professional Writing, May 2007

Wake Forest University
Bachelor of Arts with honors in religion, May 2002



What I've Done

Oklahoma Today magazine (2011-present):

2018-present: Editor-in-Chief
2015-2018: Interim Editor / Senior Editor
2011-2015: Managing Editor

vox poetica (2016-present)—managing editor

Oklahoma City University School of Law (2006-2011)—senior communications specialist

Oklahoma Gazette (2005-2011)—contributing writer

University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication (2005-2007)—graduate assistant, broadcasting and professional writing


Some Other Neat Things

We Are Residents Here: Anthology of the 2018 Bridgewater International Poetry Festival (forthcoming)

Ain't Gonna Be Treated This Way: The Woody Guthrie Poets of Oklahoma Anthology 2017

CNN.com: "We Love and Fear the Oklahoma Skies" (May 2013)

This Land Press author page

Oklahoma Gazette (Scroll down for the letter where one dude says I'm going to Hell.)

Cringe: Toe-Curlingly Embarrassing Letters, Diaries, and Bad Poetry, edited by Sarah Brown and released in the United Kingdom (May 2011)