Hometown: Albany, Georgia
B.A., Newcomb College of Tulane University, 1997
COTTONLANDIA (poetry) to be published by the University of Massachusetts Press, 2005. Poetry in Notre Dame Review, Southern Poetry Review, New Orleans Review.
2004 Juniper Prize for Poetry, University of Massachusetts Press. Wallace Stegner Fellowship, Stanford University, 2001-03. Ledig House Internatinal Writers' Colony Residency Fellowship, 2001. Patrick O'Meara Merit Award, National Society of Arts and Letters (Bloomington chapter), 2001. Academy of American Poets Award, Indiana University, 2000. Poetry Editor, Indiana Review, 1999-2001. Georgia P. Albright Merit Award in Literature, National Society of Arts and Letters (Bloomington chapter), 2000. Finalist, Ruth Lilly National Collegiate Poetry Convocation, 1995. Bucknell University Summer Seminar for Younger Poets, 1995.
Current Position: Instructor, Santa Clara University.