Teaching Experience

John Tyler Community College, Adjunct English Professor – August 2017 – present

Georgia Military College, Adjunct English Professor – May 2016 – present

Western New Mexico University, Teaching Assistant – January 2015 – December 2015

Panels/Presentations/Fellowships/Professional Development

Ethics of Care in Teaching Workshop – March 2019

Quality Matters: Applying the QM Rubric Workshop – March 2019

Critical Thinking in the Online Classroom Workshop – February 2019

Quality Matters: Designing Your Own Course Workshop – November 2018

The Home School, scholarship recipient – July/August 2017

  • intensive weeklong poetry writing workshops lead by Brian Blanchfield, CAConrad, Adam Fitzgerald, Myung Mi Kim, Douglas Kearney, and Harryette Mullen

Furious Flower Poetry Center at James Madison University: Poetry Foundation Fellow – June 2017

  • Yusef Komunyakaa: Diversity in Poetry Seminar
  • Inductive Learning Pedagogical Workshop

Writefest – February 2016

  • “Editor as Writer/Writer as Editor”
  • “Diversity and Inclusivity in Publishing and Writing: Working Toward Equality in the Literary Landscape”
  • “The Challenges of Running a Small Press or Literary Journal”
  • “Crossing Boundaries: The Fluidity of Genre”
  • “Writing the authentic self” Workshop leader

Editorial Work

  • Crab Fat Magazine, Founder/Editor-in-Chief (June 2014 – present)
  • Damaged Goods Press, Founder/Publisher (January 2015 – present)
  • Stirring, guest editor (January 2018)
  • TQ Review: A Journal of Trans & Queer Voices, Editor-in-Chief (January 2015 – June 2017)
  • Twisted Vine Literary Arts Journal, Senior editor (January 2015 – December 2015)
  • MISTRESS magazine, issue 4 guest editor (September 2016 – December 2016)


Western New Mexico University
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Concentrations in English & Writing – 2016
Silver City, New Mexico

Columbus State University
Bachelor of Arts in English
Concentration in Creative Writing – 2013
Columbus, Georgia

Awards & Nominations

Pushcart Prize Nominee 2018

Adjunct of the Year 2016-2017
Georgia Military College – Columbus Campus

Yellow Chair Press Chapbook Contest
Finalist for QueerSexWords – December 2015

Chattahoochee Valley Writers’ Poetry Contest
3rd place – September 2015


when does our blood become a crucifixion. Ghost City Press, forthcoming summer 2019.
heretic bastard. Clare Songbirds Publishing House, August 2018.
the new gods. Bottlecap Press, March 2018.
QueerSexWords. Yellow Chair Press, April 2016.
“The Odd Couple: Flash Fiction and Gender Identity”. Ford City Workshop Anthology. Urban Farmhouse Press, June 2016.


“Caseyrenée Lopez talks about embodied poetry and writing the new gods. Rogue Agent Journal. August 2018.

“the east”, “i want you both”, “[pollen sprinkled across]”, “queer by proximity” (Nominated for a Pushcart Prize 2018), “[on the way to Dragon Express]”. Drunk Monkeys. July 2018.

“the gay atheistic beloved.” Calamus Journal. February 2018. *journal now defunct

living is binary.” Occulum. January 2018.

femme gaze.” The Rise Up Review. September 2017.

Q&A #1Poetic Interviews. September 2017.

“rewriting genesis in my image.” Calamus Journal. July 2017.

making fire out of ice.” |tap| lit mag. June 2017.

when we make love on the deck.” diode poetry. June 2017.

self-imposed objectification”, “[when holding the mirror up to my nose reveals the double-sided glass]”, “history repeating”, “[when the bleeding won’t stop]”, “[I don’t trust the sky]”. The Wanderer. March 2017.

organic material.” Beech Street Review. March 2017.

let me name the ways to objectify women.” Glass: A Journal of Poetry. February 2017.

personhood.” Yes, Poetry. January 2017.

reading between the lines at the RNC.” PnkPrl Magazine. November 2016.

when i can’t sleep and i’m thinking of the one beside me in bed.Moonsick Magazine. October 2016.

“my body is a false god”, “body garden”. Walking is Still Honest Press. September 2016. *journal now defunct

living is waiting for death when yr a queer in america”, “waking up on june 12, 2016”, “i heard a pop”. Thank You for Swallowing. July/August 2016.

“The Game.” Crack the Spine Best of 2015 Anthology. March 2016. Reprint.

“On Childhood.” Yellow Chair Review Best of 2015 Anthology. February 2016. Reprint.

“Sexuality in the 21st Century.” UnLost Journal Best of 2015 Anthology. January 2016. Reprint.

“On Childhood.” Yellow Chair Review. November 2015. *journal now defunct

“Culture Killer.” Dirty Chai Magazine. October 2015. *journal now defunct

Sexuality in the 21st Century.” UnLost Journal. September 2015.

“Gender Identity is Queer: On Trans Visibility.” Chicago Literati.  June 2015. Reprint.

Featured Writer Interview. The Fem Literary Magazine. May 2015. *journal now defunct

Gender Identity is Queer: On Trans Visibility.” The Fem Literary Magazine. May 2015. *journal now defunct

“The Pros and Cons of Sexual Maturity”, “The Kiss.” The Outrider Review 2.1. January 2015. *journal now defunct

I Chew My Fucking Nails Off.” Visceral Uterus. December 2014.

The Game.” Crack the Spine #135. December 2014.

“Death Called, We Answered.” Foliate Oak Literary Magazine. November 2014.

Defending Her Honor.” Gay Flash Fiction. July 2014.

“Old Black and White.” Pegasus Literary Magazine. May 2013.

“To Be, or Not to Be: For Me.” Reflections Literary Arts Journal. March 2010.