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TEOSL/TEFL Certification, Oxford Seminars, Chapel Hill, NC March 2016.
MFA Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Certificate in Rhetoric and Composition. University of Pittsburgh. 2009.
BA English. Davidson College. 2006.
Mindfulness and Writing Workshop with Refugees and Migrants, PYXIDA, Jan 2017-present.
Introduction to Documentary Poetics. Duke Center for Documentary Studies. Fall 2015.
On Photography: Writing with Photographs. Duke Thompson Writing Program. 2 sections. Spring 2015.
Writing Documentary Nonfiction (online). Duke Center for Documentary Studies. Fall 2014.
Con/Text: Writing with Photographs. Duke Center for Documentary Studies. Spring 2014.
On Photography. University of Pennsylvania, Critical Writing Program. 8 sections. Fall 2010-Spring 2013.
Camus. University of Pennsylvania, Critical Writing Program. 2 sections. Fall 2011, Fall 2012.
Craft of Prose. University of Pennsylvania, Critical Writing Program. 4 sections. Spring 2012-Spring 2013.
On Humor. University of Pennsylvania, Critical Writing Program. Summer 2012.
Senior Writing Coach. University of Pennsylvania, Critical Writing Program. Spring 2011-Summer 2012.
Seminar in Composition. University of Pittsburgh, Department of English. 5 sections. Fall 2007-December 2009.
Creative Nonfiction. University of Pittsburgh, Department of English. Fall 2009.
Forthcoming Book (Poetry):
Aletheia, Black Square Editions: New York, August 2017
Invisible Bear, “Score”, “Feast and Wake”, Summer 2015.
Lute and Drum, “The Laurel Tree of the Carolinas.” Spring 2015.
Loose Change: A Micro-Anthology, “Agon”, “Way Down South”, “Tract.” Winter 2014.
Fox Chase, “It Happened at Once.” Summer 2014.
Big Bell, “Fluent with Boundaries”, “Sweet Fire”, “Sound Maps.” March 2014.
So and So, “Geodaisia.” February 2014.
Ditch, “Steady Loss”, “The Pull of Habit”, “Sweet Water and a Guiding Hand”, “Pacane” (entire
sequence). January 2014.
Boog City “In Metamorphosis the Stones” (entire sequence). January 2013.
Ditch, “The Diagram Still Sketched on the Wind” (entire sequence). Spring 2012.
Absent, “On Clavicles.” Fall 2010.
Revelator, “On Lungs”, “On Magic Lanterns”, “Third Almafi.” June 2010.
Ocean, “On Archipelagos.” October 2009.
Features, Reviews, Art Writing:
Tony Oursler Exhibit, summer 2017 (forthcoming)
Tupelo Quarterly, “Aletheia: Reflections on Poetic Knowing”, summer 2017.
Paolo Colombo Exhibit, “Froserina”, London, May 2017.
Iraqi Pavilion Venice Bienalle, “The Work of Nadine Hattom”, May 2017.
Bernier-Eliades Gallery, Brussels, Exhibit, “Vegetable and Minersal: A Close Look”, Jan 2017.
Pinoteca Museum, Turin, “Invitation to a Beheading: On the Works of Rosemarie Trockel”,
Tupelo Quarterly, “That Story is Not True: A Documentary Poetic.” October 2015.
Tupelo Quarterly, “Pilgrim’s Reprise: On the Gift of Self-Possession.” May 2015.
Tupelo Quarterly, “The Harrow and the Harvest: Grossman’s Bitter Logic.” December 2014.
Tupelo Quarterly, “Dominae and Domains: Cumberland Island’s Strong Women.” July 2014.
Tupelo Quarterly, “Out of the Dead Land: Listening to Baraka/Jones after his death.” April 2014.
Hot Metal Bridge “A Man Who Says No: Camus’ The Rebel.” Fall 2011.
Hot Metal Bridge “Blanchot’s Death Sentence.” Spring 2011.
CutBank “Notes on Anne Carson’s Nox.” Fall 2010.
Essays and Interviews:
Talisman, “The Erotics of Choice: On John Ashbery’s Collected French Translations”; “On
Translation: An Interview with Lydia Davis.” Summer 2014.
Ocean, “The Other Kind of Log: Atlantis Research Cruise.” January 2009.
Ridge2000 (online journal), “How Magma Moves and Rises.” December 2008.
Leaderdog Quarterly, “Taking on the Road with LaRue.” August 2008.
On Animals (in progress).
The Metamorphoses of Plants (2015), book length poem sequence on trees, shrubs, and flowers of the southeast, reflecting on orientation, agency, and growth.
The Diagram Still Sketched on the Wind (2012), book length poem sequence on geology and weather, exploring the narratives of seasons and rocks in our experience of time and loss.
Within the Cut and Slender Joint (2009), book length collection of short essays on anatomical features, machines, and natural objects, mediating on the nature of how we relate to, describe, use, and transform the things that make up our world.
Post Cards (2009), book length collection of prose poems, found material, and drawings concerned with expressing tensions between intimacy, relation, and silence.
Associate Editor, Tupelo Quarterly. January 2014-present.
Associate Editor, Philadelphia Stories. Fall 2012-Spring 2013.
“Tragedy and Documentary Poetics.” PCEA Conference, Bethlehem, PA. April 2010.
“Adoxography and Wordsworth’s Philosophy of Objects.” The Mid-Western Conference for British Studies, Pittsburgh, PA. September 2009.
“Designing Essays as Things.” CEA Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. March 2009.
Teaching Fellow, University of Pittsburgh. August 2007-December 2009.
Wachovia Scholar, Davidson College. August 2002-May 2006.
James Reinhardt Scholar, Davidson College. August 2002-May 2006.
Philip Edwards Scholar, Davidson College. August 2002-May 2006.
Pell Grant Recipient, Davidson College. August 2002-May 2006.
TRAVEL AND GRANTS
Outreach Coordinator, Atlantis Research Cruise. NSF Marine Geophysics. July 2008.
WWOOF (Willing Workers of Organic Farms), Windhorse Farm, Nova Scotia. Summer 2006.
Dean Rusk International Studies Grant for travel to India. Davidson College. Summer 2005.
Davidson Classics Study Abroad Program to Greece, Turkey, Italy. Spring 2005.
Dean Rusk International Studies Grant for travel to Cambridge, England. Davidson College. Summer 2004.
Director of the Center for Studies in Contemporary Writing
Kelly Writers House, Faculty Director
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Department of English
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Department of English, Chair
Davidson, NC 28035
Department of Classics
Davidson, NC 28035