MFA in Creative Writing & Environment, Iowa State University, 2019
Graduate Thesis: The Words We Cannot Say: A Novel
B.A. in English, Creative Writing, University of Tennessee, 2014
Publications & Presentations
"Halfway House for Runaway Dads." Cotton Xenomorph. Mar. 15, 2021. Web.
“Bird.” NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge. Dec. 1, 2020. Web.
“Strongman.” Bandit Fiction. Nov. 29, 2020. Web.
Dyches, J., & Stringfield, S.R. “How intertextual transactions disrupt systems of oppression.” Literary Research
Association, November 2018, Indian Wells, CA.
Assistant Editor, Fiction, Newfound Journal Feb. 2020—Present
Fiction Editor, Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment, Iowa State U. Fall 2017—Spring 2018
Editor-in-Chief, Phoenix Literary Arts Magazine , U. of Tennessee Fall 2013—Winter 2014
Fiction Editor, Phoenix Literary Arts Magazine, U. of Tennessee Fall 2012—Spring 2013
Graduate Student TA (instructor of record), Iowa State University, Ames, IA: Fall 2016—Spring 2019
English: Critical Thinking and Communication
English: Written, Oral, Visual, and Electronic Communication: Death & Other Important Conversations
English: Introduction to Creative Writing Workshop (co-taught)
Honors: LGBTQ+ Representation in Film, Lit, & Pop Culture (co-taught)
Honors: Butt Dials & Booty Calls: Sex, Sexuality, and Relationships in the Digital Age
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies: Social Justice Theory, Research, and Praxis
Teaching Creative Writing Practicum
Teaching Literature & Literature Curriculum
Teaching Multimodal Composition
Research Assistant, School of Education, Iowa State University, Ames, IA Spring 2018—Summer 2018
Work independently and as a team to conduct and present research. Responsibilities include: formulating study parameters, attaining Internal Review Board approval, conducting in-class research, organizing and interpreting data, writing and presenting study results, submitting conference applications.