• M.F.A., Saint Mary’s College of CA: Nonfiction: 2012
  • M.A. English Writing University of Nevada, Reno: Fall 2009
  • M.A. French Language and Literature University of Nevada, Reno: 2009
  • B.A. University of Nevada, Reno, 2004 with High Distinction 
  • Concentrations: English Literature and French Language and Literature
  • Book Editor, Stereo Love Magazine, Summer 2014
  • Technical Documentation Writer, Infinity Software, Spring 2014
  • Part Time Instructor (English), Truckee Meadows Community College, Spring 2014
  • Letter of Appointment Instructor (Discussion Leader), University of Nevada, Reno, Spring 2014
  • Founder & Coordinator, Literary Arts & Wine: Reading Series in Truckee, CA
  • Letter of Appointment Instructor, University of Nevada, Reno, Fall 2013
  • News Editor, Caught in the Carousel, 2012
  • Graphic Designer and Freelance Editor, The Parsons Company, Inc, March 2012-Present
  • Office Assistant,, March 2011-March 2012
  • Nonfiction Editor of MARY: A Journal of New Writing 2010-2012
  • Teaching Intern: Research and Argument, Saint Mary’s College of CA, 2012
  • Contributor to Lamorinda Weekly 2010-Present
  • Volunteer Assistant Cross Country Coach, Saint Mary’s College of CA, 2010
  • Volunteer Assistant Cross Country Coach, University of Nevada, Reno, 2008
  • Letter of Appointment Instructor, Spring 2009 University of Nevada, Reno
  • Teaching Assistantship, Fall 2006-Fall 2008 University of Nevada, Reno
  •  Courses: Core Humanities 201, Core Humanities 202, French 111, French 112
  • “The Flickering Of Unstable Electricity: Liz Worth’s PostApoc” Caught in the Carousel, January 2014.
  • High Mileage, memoir (in consideration with publishers)
  • “True West” Weber Review: The Contemporary Review (forthcoming)
  • “Nostalgia in Sepia” Caught in the Carousel, online music journal
  • “Emblem” The Barnstormer, online literary sports journal
  • “A Runner’s Guide to Swimming” and “Why I Swim”,, Fall 2012
  • “Racing on the Rock” 3/Go Magazine, September 2011
  • Various articles on “breaking” music news for Caught in the Carousel 2012
  • Various articles on local sports for the Lamorinda Weekly, 2011-present
  • Various articles on sports & recreation in the Tahoe Weekly, 2009-2010
  • “Valley View: UNR’s Growth Spurt” Tahoe Quarterly, Spring 2008
  • “Stalkers,” Reno News & Review, March 2008
  • “Marathon Woman,” Reno News & Review, September 2007
  • “On Flowers, Trees and Man-pants” The MeadoW, 2006
  • “One Smart Cat” Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover’s Soul, 2006

  • MFA Advisory Board Scholarship for Literary Excellence, 2011 Saint Mary’s College
  • Gottardi Memorial Scholarship, 2008 for excellence in graduate study of French
  • Best Nonfiction/Essay in The MeadoW 2005 and 2006
  • Fuji Woon French Prize, 2001-2002 for excellence in undergraduate study of French
  • Dean's List, University of Nevada, Reno 2000-2004
  • Fluent in French with reading knowledge of Spanish.