Resume

 
Experience
Loft Literary Center
Minneapolis, MN, 2018-Present

TEACHING ARTIST

 

  • Taught a workshop on developing strong plots, Don't Lose the Plot, in the Summer of 2018

 
Red Bird Chapbooks
Saint Paul, MN, 2017

MANAGING EDITOR

 

  • Handled logistics the press, including blinding possibilities, development, coordination, and formatting

Coffee House Press
Minneapolis, MN, Fall 2017

INTERN

  • Reviewed and produced reports for manuscripts submitted to Coffee House Press

  • Drafted a press release

  • Copyedited website material

  • Assisted in general office responsibilities 

 
Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN, Spring 2017

INSTRUCTOR

  • Taught Hamline University's WRIT 1100: Introduction to Creative Writing

 
Runestone Literary Journal
Saint Paul, MN, Fall 2016

ASSOCIATE POETRY EDITOR

  • Reviewed poetry submissions from undergraduate students across the United States

  • Led a board of Hamline University BFA in Creative Writing students to choose poems to be included in the third volume of Runestone Literary Journal

  • Led lessons about poetry writing and literary journals

Red Bird Chapbooks
Saint Paul, MN, 2016-Present

FICTION EDITOR

 

  • Review submissions to Red Bird Chapbooks

  • Choose to edit up to three submissions per annum to produce a chapbook

 
Graywolf Press
Minneapolis, MN, Winter 2016

EDITORIAL INTERN

  • Reviewed agented submissions and produce reports on the quality and fit for Graywolf Press

  • Worked through the general submissions to the Graywolf Nonfiction Prize

  • Assisted in office responsibilities

           

Water~Stone Review
Saint Paul, MN, Spring 2016

FICTION EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

  • Reviewed contest and general submissions to Water ~ Stone Review

  • Discussed merits and concerns for pieces with board

  • Voted for pieces to be included in the annual

rock. paper. scissors
Saint Paul, MN, 2015-2016
EDITOR (Fiction and Nonfiction)

  • Reviewed submissions to rock paper scissors, the literary journal of Hamline University’s Master of Fine Arts Program

  • Chose pieces to be included in rock. paper. scissors.

Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop
Saint Paul, MN, 2014-2016

MENTOR

  • Worked via mail with a writer in the prison system

  • Provided detailed edits on that writer’s work

 

 

Ruminate Magazine
Fort Collins, CO

SHORT STORY PRIZE GUEST READER (2014, 2015)

 

  • Reviewed over three hundred submissions to Ruminate Magazine for the William Van Dyke Short Story Prize

  • Submitted a list of twenty stories

FICTION INTERN (2010-2011)

  • Organized and provided preliminary vetting for fiction submissions to Ruminate Magazine

  • Copy-edited and proof read issues

  • Managed website blog

  • Solicited advertisements

Normandale Community College
Bloomington, MN

SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTOR

  • Offered office hours for students in Intro to Creative Writing

  • Led three class sessions

Tubman
Minneapolis, MN

GRANT WRITING INTERN

  • Researched and wrote grants for Minnesota’s largest domestic violence shelter

  • Analyzed and formatted data

Skills
  • Creative Writing

  • Teaching

  • Developmental Editing
  • Academic Writing

  • Grant Writing

  • Theology

  • Research

  • WordPress

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe Dreamweaver

  • Adobe InDesign

Languages
  • French

  • Bahasa Melayu

  • Ancient Koine Greek 

  • Ancient Hebrew

  • JavaScript/JQuery

  • Java Programming

  • HTML/CSS

Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN

Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing, 2018

Calvin Theological Seminary
Grand Rapids, MI

Masters of Theological Studies (MTS), 2013

Concentration: Systematic Theology

Masters of Theology (ThM), 2014

Thesis: The Misuse of Genesis 1:27b in the Transgender Debate

 
Calvin College
Grand Rapids, MI

BA in Religion (honors) & English (honors), 2011

Minors: Gender Studies and Creative Writing

Education
 

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