How I Overcome Paralyzing Self-Doubt

Posted on 08.24.2015

One way is to write about it for Hello Giggles.

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Why I’m Glad I Married Young

Posted on 08.19.2015

I wrote about marrying young for xoJane. Read it here! (Also, I was so nervous about the comments, but most people are really kind, thoughtful readers. Who knew?)

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So You’re 30 and Friendless?

Posted on 08.14.2015

Was the original title of this piece I wrote for HelloGiggles. Check it out!

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The 9 Best Books to Read this Summer

Posted on 06.24.2015

I LOVE lists. Especially lists about books. But in the summer, it can be a pretty mixed bag. What is a “beach read” anyway? And who’s to say that your beach read is going to be the same as mine? As far as I can tell, beach reads can be anything from “ohmygod I can’t […]

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Where Have You Been? A Review

Posted on 02.13.2015

I recently wrote a pretty mixed review of Michael Hofmann’s new book of essays, Where Have You Been? Find it over at The Brooklyn Rail.

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Blue Mesa Review: Issue No. 30

Posted on 02.05.2015

After being elected Editor-in-Chief for Blue Mesa Review, I’ve been working really hard alongside the rest of the BMR team to produce two issues concurrently. Last semester we put together a 25th Anniversary Issue, which reprinted outstanding works from the past 25 years of Blue Mesa Review. We also put together this incredible issue, the […]

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Citizen by Claudia Rankine: A Review

Posted on 01.14.2015

I was lucky enough to be assigned to review Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine for The Brooklyn Rail. I say that I was lucky, because this has to be the most important book written in 2014. Read the review here.

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Blue Mesa Review: Issue 29

Posted on 05.12.2014

Here is the latest issue of Blue Mesa Review! Like I said in my last post about BMR, working for this magazine is one of the best things I get to do in the MFA program at UNM. And next year, I’ll be leading the magazine as the 2014-2015 Editor-in-Chief, which I am really excited […]

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Works In Progress

Posted on 03.28.2014

I’ll be reading some work alongside some truly talented friends/colleagues/mentors on April 11th, here in Albuquerque. If you’re around, come check it out!

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Blue Mesa Review: Issue 28

Posted on 12.07.2013

For the past 6 months, I’ve been working alongside other UNM creative writing graduate students to produce the latest issue of Blue Mesa Review. Aside from reading and talking about hundreds of submissions of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, we also held the very first Annual Summer Contest in 2013, judged by Sherman Alexie (fiction) and […]

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