M.A. in English: Composition
M.F.A. in Creative Writing: Poetry

San Francisco State University

B.A., American Studies

Research Experience

Master's Thesis: “Authorial Consciousness in Experimental Writing”

Senior Thesis: “The Intersection of Buddhism in America and Beat Generation Literature”

Fellowships, Grants and Professional Development                                             

EPIC Fellow, "The Literary Transnational: Integrating the Literary Transnational in Composition Pedagogy," Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 

Teaching Experience                                                                                   

Literature, Composition and Critical Thinking: San Francisco State University, Foothill College, Cañada College, Chabot College, De Anza College, Contra Costa College, College of Marin


Co-Editor, Translator & Designer, Saccades: A Review of Contemporary Brazilian Poetry, May 2017ongoing 

Co/Guest Editor of DUSIE Magazine, Issue 21: Contemporary Brazilian Poetry, February 2018

Empty Mirror, web magazine (Article: "The Intersection of Buddhism in America and Beat Generation Literature")

Beatdom, Issue #18 (Article: “The Intersection of Buddhism in America and Beat Generation Literature”)

TINGE Magazine, Issue 12, Temple University (Poems: “Glance Ensemble,” “Sleeve Shadows”)

Delos, Issue 32 “The Video Poem as Transnational Vacation Artifact: Donny Correia, writer and director. Madryn. Mallarmida Filmes, 2012. 11 min.”

Otoliths, Issue 44 (Poems: “White River,” “What ‘One’ Is,” “Horizon Access”)

International VideoPoem Film Festival, Athens Greece (Film: “Recursionem Solaris”)

WebConjunctions, 9.15.15 (Poems: “Hemlock Gridded,” “Birth Reconnaissance,” “The Enterprise of History,” “Skip sink cake,” “And the deep organic core”)

Poecology, Issue 4 (Poem: “Detective of the Singular”)

Dusie Magazine, Issue 15 (Poems: “Eyes are on,” “Mt. Juniper Stories,” “New Cinema,” “The Penitent Bloom,” “The Telephone Mystery,” “Silk Stockings or ‘The Future is Not a Fulcrum’,” “The Interminable Forest”)


"Ghosts in the Archive: A Transhistorical Visual Poetics of Place," Sunset Window Gallery, December 2017


Bad Ken: A Journal of Place, Poetry Reading (poems read: "Noontime Frequency,' and "Epilogue"), Space Cowboy Books, Joshua Tree, CA. Nov. 18

“The Literary Transnational: Integrating the Literary Transnational in Composition Pedagogy,” EPIC Symposium, Stanford University, May 2016

“The World Authors Me and I Author the World: Ontopoetics and Reality as Collaborations of the Self,” Philosophy Club Guest Speakers Series, Cañada College, February 2017 


Capitolina Books, Oblique Interview, March 2018


The Joshua Tree Experiential Arts and Writing Retreat, Joshua Tree, California, Nov. 16-18, 2017 & 2018  (with co-facilitator Ariel Fintushel)

Los Olvidados: Neo-Realism in Buñuel and Figueroa's Mexican Imaginary, film screening, Vogue Theater (CIinema SF and San Francisco State University), January 16, 2018

DUSIE Issue 21 Release Event & Reading, Casa das Rosas, São Paulo, Brazil, February 17, 2018

DUSIE Issue 21 Release Event & Reading, Livraria da Travessa (Botafogo), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 22, 2018

Sátántangó: Epic Film and the Poetics of Duration, film screening, McKenna Theater & Public Venue TBD (San Francisco State University and Arbelos Films), Dates TBD


Archives Intern, American Poetry Center Archives, San Francisco State University, 2010-2012

Development Intern, Small Press Traffic, 2012-2013