Publications 

Aorta, poetry chapbook, ZED Press, Windsor, ON. April 2018

Nociception, these pills don’t come in my skin tone anthology, Toronto, ON. Oct. 2017

My Mother’s Womb, Firsts, Starts & Beginnings,  p. 27, Toronto, ON. June 2017

Holding My Breath in SeawaterInside Me Zine, Vol 2, p. 3, A Space Press. June 2017

Rosewater: M.A thesis. Disseminated by ProQuest Dissertations & Theses. Summer 2015

Of Woman: 8 Poems, Generation Magazine, Windsor, ON. Spring 2014

Rare, The Windsor Review, Vol 46.2, p.141-143, Windsor, ON. Fall 2013


Awards

Jennifer Lynch Memorial Award in Creative Writing,  Winter 2015      

Dr. Eugene McNamara Award for Poetry, Winter 2013                              

Outstanding Scholar’s Award, Sept. 2009- April 2013                                 

Alistair & Anita MacLeod Prize in Creative Writing, Winter 2011


Education

Master of Arts: English Literature & Creative Writing,
University of Windsor, ON, Canada, Sept. 2013- Oct. 2015                                                                

Bachelor of Arts & Science: English Literature, Creative Writing & Biological Sciences, 
University of Windsor, ON, Canada, Sept. 2009- April 2013                             

Professional Writing Courses, 
Centennial College, Toronto,  Sept. 2015- Jan. 2016

Editing
Web Copywriting
E-learning Curriculum Design & Development
Emerging Media
Technical Writing
Visual Design & Layout (Adobe Creative Suite)
Webtools 
Design Structure & Strategy


Professional Experience 

Literary Artist in Residence, Workman Arts Toronto, August 2017 – Present
Writing and editing creative fiction (a collection of poetry & short stories, & a novel) and providing mentorship to aspiring writers.

Literary Arts Instructor, Workman Arts Toronto, September 2017 – Present 
Currently instructing a 24-week Experimental Literature course.Instructed a 12-week Conceptual Writing course in 2017.

Creative Writing Instructor, Toronto, January 2017 – Present
Received funding from the Junior League of Toronto to faciliate literary arts workshops at CAMH.
Recieved a $5000 grant from ArtReach to turn “Poetry ReRooted:Decolonizing Our Tongues, a multilingual creative writing workshop.
Recieved a $400 grant from East End Arts to facilitate a  poetry workshop. 

Workshop Facilitator, The Toronto Writers Collective, April 2017 – Present
Facilitated weekly writing workshops.

Remote English Literature Tutor, January 2016 –  Dec. 2017
Provided guidance (via Skype and email) to undergraduate students enrolled in American Literature courses.

Writer, Rubicon Publishing, Toronto,  June 2016 – Sept. 2016   
Wrote, edited, and revised two educational children’s books.        

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Windsor, Department of English Language, Literature, & Creative Writing,  Jan. 2014 – June 2015   
Provided guidance and support to undergraduate students during weekly office hours.
Graded papers and provided thorough feedback.
Proctored and graded exams.

Research Assistant, University of Windsor, Sept.2012 – April 2013
Searched for manuscripts of 19th century Confessional narratives and prepared footnotes for Dr. Carol Davison’s Confessions anthology.

Editorial Assistant, Rampike Magazine, University of Windsor,  Sept. 2011- April 2012 
Read submissions & copyedited manuscripts.

Assisted in the distribution and circulation of the magazine.