• MFA Florida International University 2001
  • BA Marian University 1999


Butler University, 2001-2008 Fountain Square Academy, 2008-2009 Ivy Tech Community College, 2009-Present Marian University, 2010-Present IUPUI, 2004 and 2009-Present


Academy of American Poets Prize, 2001 First Series Award for Poetry, Mid-List Press, 2006


Folly (Poems). Wind Publications (2013). To Taste the Water (Poems). Mid-List Press, Minneapolis (2007). Between Water and Song: New Poets for the Twenty-First Century (Anthology editor). White Pine Press, Buffalo (2010). Selected Journals Essays: The Writer’s Chronicle, Teachers & Writers Magazine, Notre Dame Review, The Worcester Review, Rowboat Magazine. Poetry: 5AM; Blue Mesa Review; The Caribbean Writer; Chelsea; The Christian Science Monitor; Crab Orchard Review; Exquisite Corpse; Fourteen Hills; The Grove Review; Isotope; Notre Dame Review; The Oxford American; Poetry East; The Seattle Review; Southern Indiana Review; Spillway; Stand; Tar River Poetry; The Texas Observer; Zone 3

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