EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - COLUMBIA

M.A. ENGLISH/CREATIVE WRITING

 

Masters degree in English with a creative writing emphasis and creative thesis. Taught composition classes as a paid Teaching Assistant under full scholarship. Mentored by poet Larry Levis and fiction writer/poet Thomas McAfee.

 

C.W. POST COLLEGE OF LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY

B.A. ENGLISH & EDUCATION

 

Bachelors degree in English and secondary education with minors in philosophy and anthropology. Served as Editor-In Chief of Loomings, the college's literary magazine. Completed program in high-school student teaching. Member, National English Honor Society (Sigma Tau Delta).