Education

M.A., MUSEOLOGY | 2005-2007 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
B.A., HUMANITIES AND B.A., PSYCHOLOGY | 2001-2005 | UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, BOULDER

Awards, Residencies + Workshops

Juniper Summer Writing Institute, Creative Nonfiction, University of Massachusetts, Summer 2017 (forthcoming).

Centrum Writing Residency, Port Townsend, WA, Dec. 2016.

Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction Finalist, Summer/Fall 2016.

Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, Literary Nonfiction, Summer 2016.

Yale Writers' Conference, Session II, Summer 2015.

Yale Writers' Conference, Session I, Summer 2014.

Creative Capitol/Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Workshop 2010, selected by Peter Plagens.

Professional History

Program & Events Manager, Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington
February 2016 - Present

Freelance Arts Writer
October 2008 - Present

Writers in the Schools Program Associate & Blog Editor, Seattle Arts & Lectures
September 2014 - February 2016

Manager of Adult Public Programs, Seattle Art Museum
April 2012 - July 2013

Adult Public Programs Coordinator, Seattle Art Museum
April 2008 - April 2012

Education and Communications Assistant, Henry Art Gallery
August 2006 - April 2008