Abridged Resume

COLUMNIST | Anomaly

June 2017-present | I write a monthly books column for Anomaly, drawing together  my interests in science, philosophy, literature, and nature writing.

WRITER | Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller

June 2017-present | For each episode I’m assigned, I write a short article (for publication at Slate), social media posts for Twitter and Facebook, the episode description for the podcast version of the show, and the email that goes out to subscribers.

MANAGING EDITOR | The Rational

June 2017-present | The Rational 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, organizing our internal structure, and designing our product. The Rational is slated to publish in October.

ARTS & CULTURE EDITOR | Entropy Magazine

Aug. 2016-Aug. 2017 | At Entropy, I sought work by contributors who had thought deeply about the subject they’d chosen to cover, and whose writing conveyed that depth.

FREELANCE FACT CHECKER | Via Magazine

June 2016-present | I check names, dates, locations, distances, and all factual statements in assigned articles appearing in Via magazine and on their blog.

FREELANCE WRITER | Brooklyn Magazine, BUST.com, Gulf Coast, BOMB, the Masters Review, the Columbia Journal, Guernica, LA Review of Books, and others

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

TEACHING APPRENTICE | Solano Community College

Fall 2016 | As a TA at Solano, I worked closely with English professors to learn pedagogy, grading essays and other work, preparing short lectures, and guiding students to comprehension of difficult subject matter.

EDITORIAL INTERN | ZOZI Journal

Summer 2015 |At ZOZI, I researched for and wrote travel articles, and did photo research on public content sites. I helped to organize incoming article pitches, and field emails and phone calls.

STAFF WRITER | The Campanil

Fall 2014-spring 2016 |At the Campanil, I published 3-4 feature stories per semester, working closely with editors. I received Honorable Mention for Best Feature Story from the California College Media Association 2016.

VOLUNTEER | American Red Cross

July 2008-January 2009 | At David Grant Medical Center, I performed basic medical procedures, including but not limited to drawing blood, taking patients’ vitals, packing wounds, and triaging patients.

 

MASTER OF JOURNALISM, NARRATIVE FOCUS

University of California, Berkeley | Berkeley, CA | Reporter, Oakland North | 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)