The New School, Schools of Public Engagement, Creative Writing Program, May 2022
Candidate for Master of Fine Arts: Fiction Writing
Minor: Transmedia and Digital Storytelling
Columbia University, Teachers College, Spirituality Mind-Body Institute, May 2019
Master of Arts: Psychology in Education
Concentration: Transpersonal and Spiritual Psychology
New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, May 2016
Bachelor of Arts: Individualized Study
Concentration: The Phenomenology of Storytelling
Phillips Academy Andover, June 2012
TEACHING EXPERIENCE / FELLOWSHIPS
Desert Nights Rising Stars Fellowship, Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, ASU.
Conference Fellow. 2021.
here there and EVERYwhere (htE).
Teaching Artist: Transformative Writing. 2018-2020.
Columbia University’s Spiritual Wellness Center.
Workshop Creator and Facilitator. 2017.
“Consummation.” Pank Magazine. 2020. Online.
“American Love.” Eleven and a half Magazine. 2020. Print.
“Why I Write.” 1888.center. November. 2018. Online.
“Insomnia.” Sad Girls Club Lit. 2020. Online.
“untitled for I am not a poet.” Genre: Urban Arts. No. 10. 2020. Print.
“my time is running out.” Genre: Urban Arts. No. 10. 2020. Print.
“Collision with the Infinite: in solidarity with Suzanne Segal.” Genre: Urban Arts. No. 10. 2020. Print.
“birthright.” Genre: Urban Arts. No. 10. 2020. Print.
“Salt.” Minetta Review - spring edition. 2015. Print.
“Positive.” PLAY(ed)BOY - vol. II. 2015. Online.
“Feminism Vs. The Patriarchy: How We Define Womanhood in 2017.” Empress World. 2017. Online.
“Blood Ties, Mystery and LSD: A Review of Paul Vidich’s The Coldest Warrior.” Lit Pub. 2020. Online.
“Iceland Will Become The First Country to Require Equal Pay for Women.” Empress World. 2017. Online.
“Power Poses: Using These Strategic Postures Can Improve Your Life.” Empress World. 2017. Online.
“Fashion Gets Political With Revolutionary Headgear.” Vainstyle Magazine. 2017. Online.
“New York Fashion Week Recap.” Vainstyle Magazine. 2017. Online.
“INAUGURATION: Solange Knowles.” Vainstyle Magazine. 2016. Online.
“The Silver Lining of a New Year’s Resolution for 2017.” Vainstyle Magazine. 2016. Online.
FINE ARTS: PAINTING
“The Demon.” Genre: Urban Arts. Edition: No. 7. 2019. Print.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Desert Nights Writing Stars Conference Fellowship. Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, ASU. 2021.
Award Winner, Best Story, for original screenplay “Ocean Gray.” Buddha International Film Festival. 2020.
Official Selection for original screenplay “Ocean Gray.” New York Movie Awards. 2020.
Official Selection for original screenplay “Ocean Gray.” Love Wins Film Festival. 2020.
Honorable Mention. Mainstream/Literary Short Story category, 87th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition. 2018.
Fiction reader at TNS After Hours, KGB Bar. February 2020.
Fiction reader at MFA Student Reading, The New School. November 2019.
Fiction reader at “Women and Water” fundraising event hosted by Weaving Worlds to raise money for Mama
Nadada and clean water initiatives in Africa. May 2019.
Featured guest on “Heart House Radio” Podcast Episode 10 for interview and reading. April 2018.
Invited to read at the Minetta Review’s “Poetry Reading Series” at the NYPL’s Jefferson Market Library. April 2016.
Spiritual Healing and Family Constellations. With Ron Young at Healing Wisdom. 2017 - present.
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Working with the Military: Planning and Implementing Treatment using Horses.
Certified by Eagala, The Global Standard for Equine Assisted Psychotherapy & Personal Development. 2019.
Lucid Dreaming. With Dr. Stephen LaBerge at Kalani. 2016.