Author of the poetry collection, Museum of Everyday Life (Kelsay Books, 2015), she earned her MFA in Poetry from New England College and MA in Creative Writing from the University of Central Florida. She was a recent resident artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming from The Potomac Review, Revelry, The Newport Review (First Prize Flash Fiction), Tygerburning Blog, Ebola: Real not Other, The Joys of The Table Anthology, a Gwendolyn Brooks anthology, and elsewhere. She is currently working on a poetry manuscript that focuses on the new-realities of mental health patients and their caregivers. A portion of that work was a finalist for the Peter Meinke Poetry Prize. She lives and teaches in Central Florida.