Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 1999
Poetry in 5 AM, Chiron Review, Nerve Cowby, Heart Quarterly, and Pearl.
Bertolt Clever Literary Award, Indiana University, 2002. Students' Choice Readings Committee Co-chair, 2000-01. Students' Choice Readings Committee, 1999-2000. Co-authored academic research published in Journal of Sport and Social Issues, "Pretty Versus Powerful in the Sports Pages," May 1999. University Scholar, University of Pittsburgh, 1995-99.