Leadership

memberships, awards, recognition, scholarships, residencies, etc.

Board Member: Ann Arbor Book Festival // October 2016 – March 2017

Research Committee Member: Library Publishing Coalition // July 2016 – February 2017

Publishing Representative, HR Liaison, and Michigan Library Publishing Club (Pub Club) Founder: University of Michigan Library Staff Forum Board // August 2015 – February 2017

“Workplace Presence” MHealthy Workshop Coordinator (founded in collaboration with Julie Woodward): Michigan Publishing (University of Michigan Library) // August 2016 – February 2017

Social Committee Member: Michigan Publishing (University of Michigan Library) // February 2016 – February 2017

Scholarship Recipient: Bear River Writers’ Conference // Walloon Lake, Michigan // June 2017, June 2016, June 2015, June 2011, June 2010

Finalist: The Best Prize Chapbook Contest // March 2015

Writer-in-Residence: Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology Hill House Residency // East Jordan, Michigan // March 2014

Finalist: New Delta Review Chapbook Contest // 2013

Semifinalist: Boston Review “Discovery” Poetry Contest // 2012

Panelist, “Publishing Online”: Bear River Writers’ Conference // Walloon Lake, Michigan // June 2012

Associate Member: Academy of American Poets // January 2010 – January 2012

National Emerging Artist Resident: Grin City Collective // Grinnell, Iowa // July – August 2011

Graduated with High Honors and Distinction: University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts Honors Program // Ann Arbor, Michigan // April 2011

Scholarship Recipient: University of Michigan LSA Alumni Scholarship (The Jessica Rachael Kolins Scholarship for Creative Writing) // Ann Arbor, Michigan // 2010-2011

XylemFortnight Creative Writing Workshops Coordinator // University of Michigan Department of English Language and Literature // Ann Arbor, Michigan // 2010-2011

First Place: University of Michigan Museum of Art’s “1 Year Many Voices” Contest // $100 for poem “Modern Gu Toast” // Ann Arbor, Michigan // February 2010

Academy of American Poets Prize: University of Michigan Avery Hopwood Awards // $100 for poem “Love Poem” // Ann Arbor, Michigan // January 2010

Second Place, Student Journalist of the Year: Michigan Community College Press Association (MCCPA) Awards // March 2009

Scholarship Recipient: Noverr-Joseph Journalism Scholarship // Traverse City, Michigan // 2008-2009

First Place, Hard News Story: Michigan Community College Press Association (MCCPA) Awards // March 2008

First Place, Op/Ed: Michigan Community College Press Association (MCCPA) Awards // March 2008

First Place, Headline Writing: Michigan Community College Press Association (MCCPA) Awards // March 2008

Student Award: Poets’ Night Out // City Opera House, Traverse City, Michigan // November 2006