Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.A., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1997
Fiction in Brilliant Corners. Nonfiction in Essence and Carnegie-Mellon Magazine. Poetry in The Bellingham Review and The MacGuffin.
2002 Hurston/Wright Award in Fiction. Guy Lemmon Award in Public Writing (Creative Writing division), Indiana University, 2002. Associated Writing Programs Intro Journals Project Award in Poetry, 2002. Editor, Indiana Review, 2001-2002. Associate Editor, Indiana Review, 2000-01. Panelist, "Arts of Appropriation," 2001 NEMLA Conference. Chancellor's University Fellowship, Indiana University, 1999-2002. Kraft Fellowship, 2000-01. Chapter Career Award, National Society of Arts and Letters (Bloomington chapter), 2000. Second Place, 2000 Judith Seigal Pearson competition. Alumni Study/Travel Award, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1997.
Current Position: Associate Editor, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.