Nonprofit Work

I’ve served at several arts administration and education nonprofits, including Between Friends (current), Poetry Foundation, the Chicago Poetry Center, and Open Books. I’m also the founder of Reacting Out Loud, an independent organization devoted to uplifting poetry and affirming community in Muncie, IN. Connect with me on LinkedIn.


I’ve edited for various publications, including in my current role as Poetry Editor for Tinderbox Poetry Journal, as well as for YesYes Books, Vinyl Poetry & Prose, Polyphony LIT, and The Broken Plate. I’m available for freelance editing and consultations, and can be contacted at


I also curate and host events for the creative community. Some of my previous engagements include:

  • Moderator/Organizer | “Slam Academy: The Importance of Spoken Word in the Poetry Curriculum” panel at Association of Writers & Writing Programs 2018 Conference | Tampa, FL | March 2018
  • Organizer/Host | Pecha Kucha Nights at the David Owsley Museum of Art | Muncie, IN | October – November 2017
  • Organizer/Host | Reacting Out Loud monthly poetry open mic | Muncie, IN | April 2015 – December 2017

To ask about collaboration for an event, email me at

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