is a poet, writer, college lecturer, and managing editor of Etruscan Press. She served in the Air Force and taught yoga prior to earning a BA and an MA in English, an MA in Poetry, and an MFA in Creative Writing. Her chapbook, Resin in the Milky Way, is forthcoming from Cathexis Northwest Press.
Her writing has won contests with Sand Hills Literary Magazine, The American Writers Review, and Causeway Lit. Her poetry has been nominated for Best of the Net and a Pushcart Prize, and was named a finalist in Two Sylvias Press Chapbook contest, The Comstock Review Chapbook contest, and The Kari Ann Flickinger Biennial Memorial Literary Prize.
Originally from Ohio, she lives near Knoxville, Tennessee.