Abridged Resume

FREELANCE WRITER | Brooklyn Magazine, BUST.com, Gulf Coast, BOMB, Wales Arts Review, the Masters Review, the Columbia Journal, Guernica, Angel City Review, Drunken Boat, LA Review of Books, Necessary Fiction, Entropy, Wait(er), Montreal Review, and others forthcoming

August 2013-present | For these publications and others, I’ve written book reviews, profiles of artists, essays, short fiction, and author interviews

EDITOR/WRITER | The Lucky to Have You Project

LTHYP is a forthcoming international online magazine that advocates for women’s rights. I am generating content and editing pieces by our writers for the site, slated to publish in June.

ARTS & CULTURE EDITOR | Entropy Magazine

August 2016-present | At Entropy, I am constantly searching for the voices not being heard enough – the ones telling stories that go against the singular perspective often in the mainstream media

FREELANCE FACT CHECKER | Via Magazine

Spring 2016-present | Checking names, dates, locations, distances, and all factual statements in articles appearing in Via magazine and on their blog

STAFF WRITER | The Campanil

Fall 2014-spring 2016 | Honorable Mention for Best Feature Story, California College Media Association 2016 | Published 3-4 feature stories per semester

EDITORIAL INTERN | ZOZI Journal | San Francisco, California

Summer 2015 | Writing and research for travel articles | Photo research on public content sites

TEACHING APPRENTICE | Solano Community College

September 2016-February 2017 | As a TA at Solano, I worked closely with English professors to learn pedagogy | Tasks: grading essays and other work, guiding students to comprehension of difficult subject matter

VOLUNTEER | American Red Cross | Travis AFB, California

July 2008-January 2009 | Basic medical procedures, including but not limited to drawing blood, taking patients’ vitals, packing wounds, etc.

EDUCATION:

MASTER OF JOURNALISM, NARRATIVE FOCUS

University of California, Berkeley | Berkeley, CA

Expected graduation, May 2019

BACHELOR OF ART, CREATIVE WRITING

Mills College | Oakland, CA 

Summa cum laude, May 2016 | Thesis: “Let His Gray Head Go Down in Peace” (Nonfiction, Memoir)