Nonprofit Work

I’ve served at several nonviolence and arts education nonprofits, including Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO) (current), Between FriendsPoetry Foundation, the Chicago Poetry Center, and Open Books. Connect with me on LinkedIn.


I’ve edited for various publications, including Tinderbox Poetry Journal, 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:

  • Co-Organizer/Co-Host | “Dedicated: A Performance Tribute to Carly Rae Jepsen” | Chicago, IL | May 2019
  • 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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