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Credentials

 

EDUCATION

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

SCREENWRITING

OCEAN GRAY. Original Screenplay. 2020.

  • “Best Story Award.” “1st place.” Buddha International Film Festival. 2020.

  • “3rd place.” Garden State Film Festival. 2021. 

  • “Finalist.” Your Script Produced Screenplay Competition. 2021.

  • “Official Selection.” Beverly Hills Film Festival. 2021. 

  • "Official Selection.” WRPN.tv Screenplay Competition. 2021.

  • “Official Selection.”  New York Movie Awards. 2020.

  • “Official Selection.” Love Wins Film Festival. 2020.

WILDFLOWER HONEY. Original Screenplay. 2021.


JANEM. Original Screenplay. Work in Progress. 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

Desert Nights Rising Stars Fellowship, Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, ASU. 

Conference Fellow. Teaching workshop on Transformative Writing. 2021. 

here there and EVERYwhere (htE). 

Teaching Artist: Transformative Writing. 2018-present.

Columbia University’s Spiritual Wellness Center. 

Workshop Creator and Facilitator. 2017.

PUBLICATIONS

FICTION: 

“That which is sacred.” The Giving Room Review. 2021. Online.

“Fertile Ashes.” Nailed Magazine. Feature Story. 2021. Online. 

“Consummation.” Pank Magazine. 2020. Online.

“American Love.” Eleven and a half Magazine. 2020. Print. 

“Why I Write.” 1888.center. November. 2018. Online.

PROSE POETRY:

“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. 

EDITORIALS:

“Feminism Vs. The Patriarchy: How We Define Womanhood in 2017.” Empress World. 2017. Online.

REVIEWS:

“Blood Ties, Mystery and LSD: A Review of Paul Vidich’s The Coldest Warrior.” Lit Pub. 2020. Online.

JOURNALISM:

“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.

FELLOWSHIPS

Desert Nights Writing Stars Conference. 2021.

APPEARANCES 

Reading at Here, There and Everywhere's Holiday Benefit. 2020.

Reading at TNS After Hours, KGB Bar. February 2020. 

Reading at MFA Student Reading, The New School. November 2019.

Reading 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.

Reading at the Minetta Review’s “Poetry Reading Series” at the NYPL’s Jefferson Market Library. April 2016.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

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.

 
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