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Education

  • 2004 American Universtiy, Washington, DC

    Bachelor of Arts: Literature — Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Installation

Performance

Lectures & Panels

  • 2011

    • The Future(s) of Knowledge — talk at PKN, Raleigh, NC (details)
  • 2009

    • Becoming a DJ of Thought — talk at Ignite DC, Washington, DC (details)
    • What Is Thought? — guest lecture for “Writing Spaces, Writing Selves: The Materials of Text and Thought” course, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (details)
    • Thoughts Are Objects — guest lecture for “Writing Spaces, Writing Selves: The Materials of Text and Thought” course, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
    • A [Word] is an Object; a [Word] is a Vector — guest lecture for “Poetry Off the Page” course, Corcoran College of Art, Washington, DC
  • 2006

    • The Poetics of Re-use — facilitator, DCAC, Washington, DC
  • 2005

    • Everything I Know About Vampires I Learned From Spooky Internet Vampires — panel discussion, Literature Department Colloquium, American University, Washington, DC
  • 2004

    • Midnight’s Children: History and Context — panel discussion, Literature Department Colloquium, American University, Washington, DC

Publications

  • 2011

  • 2009

  • 2007

  • 2006

    • 7 7 Poems (from Rod Smith) — chapbook, Rock Heals Press
  • 2005

    • “2 Body Maps” — The Tangent
  • 2004

    • Two Poems —DC Poetry Anthology
    • Six Poems — ‘Tude group chapbook, Check One Press
    • Four Poems — Unsafe Subjectspoetry workshop group chapbook
  • 2001

    • Untitled — American Literary, Volume XXIV (Winter)
  • 2000

    • “White Noise” — American Literary, Volume XXIII (Winter)

Curation

  • 2007 Yockadot! Poetics Theatre Festival

    Assistant coordinator and curator, Alexandria, VA

  • 2006 Poet Laureate Selection Committee

    Judge, Alexandria, VA

  • 2005 – 2006 In Your Ear Reading Series

    Co-curator, Washington, DC

  • 2005 – 2006 Your Black Eye online journal

    Associate editor, Washington, DC

  • 2005 Lucifer Poetics Group Reading

    Curator, The Flea, Washington, DC

Teaching & Professional Experience

  • 2006 – Present Creative Strategist

    Threespot Media, Washington, DC

  • 2007 (Winter) Volunteer Instructor

    ESL Course, All Souls Unitarian Church, Washington, DC

  • 2006 (Spring) Volunteer Teacher

    Poetry Workshop for Active Seniors, Montgomery County Jewish Community Center, Rockville, MD

  • 2003 – 2005 SAT Prep Instructor

    A+ Academy / Boston Academy, Reston, VA

  • 2001 – 2003 Teaching Assistant

    American University, Washington, DC

    • Fall, 2002; Spring, 2003. The Experience of Poetry; Assistant to Michael Manson
    • Spring, 2002. Interpreting Literature; Assistant to Marianne Noble
    • Fall, 2001. Individual Freedom vs. Authority; Assistant to Alan Levine

Honors & Awards

  • 2006 — Governor’s Volunteer Service Certificate, Maryland
  • 2004 — Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society
  • 2004 — Academic Excellence in the Department of Literature, American University
  • 2004 — Best Undergraduate Thesis, Department of Literature, American University
  • 2002 — Honors Essay Award, American University
  • 2000 — American University Honors Program
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