Hometown: Chagrin Falls, Ohio
B.A., Ohio University, Honors Tutorial College, summa cum laude, 1996.ORBITING THE SUNDRESS (poetry chapbook), Unholy Day Press, 2004. Poetry in The Burnside Review, The Coal City Review, Spout Magazine, Whistling Shade, Redactions, Monday Night,NO÷ Journal, The I-70 Review, Poetry Motel, Illyaís Honey, and online at My Favorite Bullet and Mind 0. Winner, Langston Hughes Creative Writing Award for Poetry, 2006. Nominated, Pushcart Prize, 2006. Honorable Mention, Kansas Voices, 2006. Pearl H. Gamertsfelder Prize in Philosophy, Ohio University, 1993 and 1995. Phi Beta Kappa Society, Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key National Honor Society. Darrell Burton Fellowship in Creative Writing, 2006-07.