Education

  • Master of Fine Arts / Poetry / Brigham Young University / 2015–2018

  • Bachelor of Arts / English / Brigham Young University / 2012–2015

  • Minor, Studio Art / Brigham Young University / 2012–2015

  • Associate of Arts / Snow College / 2010–2012



Readings and Shows

  • Rabbit Hole / Music Video by Mindy Gledhill and Jake Buntjer / Acting / Provo / Utah / 1 December 2018

  • Black Sheep Friendsgiving by Voodoo Productions / Performance / Boxcar Studios / Provo / Utah / 23 November 2018 /

  • Tom Waits’ Alice / Reading / Boxcar Studios / Provo / Utah / 29 October 2018

  • The Secret Stage / A Music, Art and Culinary Experience with Sean Hayes and Book on Tape Worm in Collaboration with Boxcar Studios and Velour Live Music Gallery / Performance / Sundance Resort / Provo / Utah / 14 September 2018

  • Mapleton Farmer’s Market / Reading / Mapleton / Utah / 10 September 2018

  • Kinnabari Men’s Community Tea Ceremony / Reading / U West / Salt Lake City / Utah / 22 August 2018

  • A Bestiary / Stageplay and Performance / Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival / Salt Lake City / Utah / 10 – 12 August 2018

  • Utah Arts Festival / Reading / Rock Canyon Poets / Big Mouth Stage / Salt Lake City / Utah / 22 June 2018

  • The Dream that God Had / Final Show / Boxcar Studios / Provo / Utah / 8 May 2018

  • "The Zookeeper" / Music collaboration with David Jones / Shepherd School of Music Spring 2018 Composers' Forum / Hirsch Rehearsal Hall / Rice University / Houston / Texas / 8 April 2018

  • The Lost Generation: Hemingway Track / An Immersive Theatre Project / Boxcar Studios / Provo / Utah / 26 February 2018

  • The Living Bricks / A Night of Poetry and Music / Salt Lake City / Utah / 3 February 2018

  • Cirque L’Amour / Snake Oil Salesman / Performance / Voodoo Productions / Salt Lake City / Utah / 10 February 2018

  • Mr. Edgar Allen Poe's Valentine's Celebration / Performance / Boxcar Studios / Provo / Utah / 2 February 2018

  • "The Poet in the Closet" / Performance / Secret SLC / Salt Lake City / Utah / 31 December 2017 - 1 January 2018

  • "The Metamorphosis of the Hive" / Installation / Woodbury Art Museum / Orem / Utah / 15 December 2017 - 5 March 2018

  • "The Living Room" / Reading / Boxcar Studios / Provo / Utah / 17 September 2017

  • "Scratch the Surface" a retrospective by Kelly Larsen / Reading / Boxcar Studios / Provo / Utah / 9 September 2017

  • "Already Open" / Art Collaboration with Sára Bown / Gallery 303 / HFAC / Provo / Utah / 5 July – 13 July 2017

  • La Galerie d'Art Social / Reading / Paris / France / 14 May 2017

  • Scissor and Bone / Poem Portraits / Orem / Utah / 9 December 2016

  • Tiny Mansion on the Corner / Reading / Provo / Utah / 9 November 2016

  • Lithic Bookstore and Gallery / Reading / Fruita / Colorado / 8 October 2016

  • Poetry in the Park / Reading / Salt Lake City / Utah / 23 April 2016

  • BYU English Reading Series / Reading / Provo / Utah / 11 March 2016


Conferences

  • "Substrate Poetry" / Lecture / Utah Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters / Salt Lake City /  Utah / 10 March 2016


Teaching Interests

  • Poetry

  • Fiction

  • Creative Non-Fiction

  • Literary Theory

  • Walt Whitman

  • William Carlos Williams

  • American Literature


Teaching Experience

  • Intro to Writing / Utah Valley University / Orem / Utah / Fall 2018

  • Intro to Writing / Brigham Young University / Provo / Utah / Fall 2018

  • Intro to Writing / Brigham Young University / Provo / Utah / Winter 2018

  • Intro to Writing / Brigham Young University / Provo / Utah / Fall 2017

  • Intro to Creative Writing / Brigham Young University / Provo / Utah / Summer 2017

  • Intro to Writing / Brigham Young University / Provo / Utah / Winter 2015


Editorships


Apprenticeships

  • Joey Franklin / Intro to Creative Writing / Brigham Young University / Provo / Utah / Summer 2017

  • Michael Lavers / English Reading Series / Brigham Young University / Provo / Utah / 2016–2017


Internships

  • Boxcar Studios / Assistant to the Artist

  • Jolly Fish Press / Associate Publisher

  • Sanpete Messenger / Writer and Photographer


Judgings

  • Grizzly Invitational Poetry Slam / Copper Hills High School / 21 April 2017

  • Poetry Jam / BYU MOA / Provo / Utah / 6 April 2017


Reviews

  • "The Wider Self in Michael Mejia’s Tokyo" / Review of Tokyo by Michael Mejia / 15 Bytes Magazine / 11 March 2018


References

  • Professor Kimberly Johnson / Department of English / BYU / kimberly_johnson@byu.edu

  • Professor Steve Tuttle / Department of English / BYU / stephen_tuttle@byu.edu

  • Professor Michael Lavers / Department of English / BYU / michael.lavers@gmail.com

  • Professor Lance Larsen / Department of English / BYU / lance_larsen@byu.edu

  • Professor Brian Jackson / Department of English / BYU / brian_jackson@byu.edu

  • Professor Joey Franklin / Department of English / BYU / joey_franklin@byu.edu