Saint Joseph's University

Master of Arts in Writing Studies

Currently Enrolled

Temple University​

Bachelor of Arts in English

Thesis: Virginia Woolf: On Orlando and the Role of the Woman in British Modernity

Highlighted Coursework: Critical studies, publishing, technical writing

Delaware County Community College

Associate of Applied Sciences

Highlighted coursework: Public speaking, communications, designing.


Thirty West Publishing House

Founder & Editor-in-Chief  (2015-)

Thirty West is a traditional-style publishing house, focusing on hand-made poetry chapbooks, literary journals (Tilde~), a weekly guest column (The Weekly Degree), and spoken word installments (Thirty West Presents).

Freelance Editor & Typesetter


Proficient in line to page editing with the use of Google suite and/or freehand. Microsoft Word manuscript typesetting. Some experience with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, and Bluebeam Revue Xtreme.


Sundress Academy for the Arts (SAFTA) Resident (forthcoming May 2020)

Summary: Writer-in-residence

Final Round Juror (Feb 2018)                                                      

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Summary: Proofreading entrants in a blind judging session, rating quality or works by well-defined criteria (originality, technical/literary ability, theme and content)

Fiction Workshop Participant (Oct-Dec 2017)                                                           

Rosemont College Graduate English Dept.

Lecturer: Erin Entrada Kelly

Summary: An intensive 6-week, non-credit workshop focusing on the objective side of editing fiction manuscripts. Editorial exercises in line editing, paragraph editing, and thematic critiquing were utilized. Guest speaker Neil Connelly.

Guest Speaker

Temple University

Be A Changemaker  panelist (Jan 2017)                               

College of Liberal Arts Career Seminar (Mar 2017)                              

Associate Editor (Sept 2014-May 2015)                                                                                    

Hyphen Literary Magazine  


Chapbooks & Collections

Really Serious Lit

Juncture End

("Disappearing" Poetry Chapbook, 2019)

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Transdifference (Poetry Chapbook, 2016)

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Duality Lies Beneath (Poetry Collection, 2016) 

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The Being That Ensues from What Cannot Be Explained

(Fiction Chapbook, 2015)


April Gloaming Publishing: Waxing and Waning (Issue 1)

“All Sewer Drains Smell the Same”

“An Avening in Amherst”

“This Poem is About Triangles”                                         


Sick Lit Magazine

“Blown Pixie Dust”

“There’s Something Amiss”                                                    


48th Street Press

“Detachment” (Broadside)

“Shall I Wither?” (Broadside)                   

Scarlet Leaf Review

“Theory of Birth”

“I awoke prostrate in Ketchum, Idaho…”

Rising Phoenix Press

“The Drifting”


The Free Library of the Internet Void

“What All Remains”


vox poetica


Ethos Literary Journal

“8 Haikus”                                                      

Suburban Springtime (Issue 1)

“And You’d Believe It”                                                            

Sybil Journal


“Dry the Backs”


Sobotka Literary Journal (Issue 7)

“I sit in the same ice chest”                   


Your One Phone Call

“Upon the Mirror’s Edge” 

Juste Milieu: A Literary Zine (Issue 4)

“Cold Brew”

Page & Spine


“Zookeeper Day”                                   

Breadcrumbs Mag                     

“The Play”   

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"Bucks Country Book Fest" 


Drunk Monkeys

“Men in Arms”

Tiny Flames Press

"Gimmicks Wear Pink"

Rhythm & Bones Magazine (Issue 4)

"Stomped Petals"

Short Édition

"The Trees Speak"

Finalist, Button Fiction Spring Contest

CCIQ Press

"Breaking and Entering"


Temple News

"A 21st-century approach to publishing"

Huffington Post

“There’s always a reader for every writer”                                        


"Thirty West Publishing House" (interview)