Hometown: Harrisburg, Illinois
B.A., Southern Illinois University, 2000
Poetry in Mid-American Review; forthcoming in Good Foot and Crab Orchard Review.
Roy Battenhouse Memorial Award, National Society of Arts and Letters (Bloomington chapter), 2004. Finalist, James Wright Poetry Award Competition, 2003. Nominee, Indiana University, Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, 2003. Elected Member, Graduate Curriculum and Policy Committee, Indiana University, 2002-03. Florence Summer Program Participant, Indiana University, 2002. Poetry Reader, Indiana Review, 2001-03. Winner, Grassroots Poetry Contest, Southern Illinois University, 1999. Intern, Crab Orchard Review, 1999.
Also pursuing a Master of Library Science, Indiana University