M.F.A., Creative Writing (Poetry), Cornell University. Advisory Committee: Alice Fulton, Ishion Hutchinson
M.A., English Literature, University of Toronto. Advisory Committee: Carmine Starnino, Richard Greene
B.A., English Literature, University of British Columbia
Awards & Honours (Teaching)
Martin Sampson Teaching Award - Cornell University, Department of English (2019)
Martin Sampson Teaching Award - Cornell University, Department of English (2018)
Awards & Honours (Poetry)
Recipient, Wallace Stegner Fellowship, Stanford University (declined) (2019).
Recipient, Explore and Create Grant from the Canada Council for the Arts (2018).
Named a "Writer to Watch" by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (2016).
Winner, Matrix Magazine Lit POP Award for Poetry for "Some Notes Regarding Your Immortal Soul,” “Toll,” and “The More Deceived" (2015).
2nd Place, The Fiddlehead Bliss Carman Poetry Prize for "Hinny" (2015).
Winner, The Walrus Poetry Prize for "Ventriloquism for Dummies" (2014).
2nd Place, The New Quarterly Nick Blatchford Occasional Verse Contest for "The Fisher" (2014).
Winner, Magma Poetry Editors' Prize for "Lamprey" (2013).
Assistant Professor of English and Mellon ACM Faculty Fellow, Macalester College (2019 - present)
Lecturer in the Department of English, Cornell University (2016 - 2019)
ENGL 2880: Expository Writing (Creative Non-fiction). 2 sections.
ENGL 2800: Introduction to Creative Writing (Fiction, Poetry). 4 sections.
ENGL 4950: Directed Studies in Creative Writing. 2 sections.
ENGL 1168: Cultural Studies - Art & Argument. 2 sections.
ENGL 1167: Great New Books. 2 sections.
Teaching Assistant in the Department of English, Cornell University (Summer 2016)
ENGL 1131: Latin American History. 1 section.
Teaching Assistant in the Department of English, University of Toronto (2014 - 2015)
ENGL 210: Introduction to Poetry. 1 section.
ENGL 110: Academic Writing. 1 section.