Writing & Honours

Honors and Societies:

  • Awarded MacDowell Colony Writer in Residence (April 2020 deferred to May 2021)**
  • Shortlisted for Jack Jones Literary Arts Octavia Butler Fellowship (2019)
  • Nominated for 2020 Pushcart Prize by a Contributing Editor (2019)
  • Signed with Milly Reilly of the Jo Unwin Literary Agency in London, UK (2019)
  • Became Full Member of The Society of Authors, UK (2019)
  • Waitlisted for Jack Jones Literary Arts Octavia Butler Fellowship (2018)

Public Readings:

  • Green Library Summer Reading Series (2020)
  • Berlin Writer’s Workshop Spring Series (2019)
  • DADDY Magazine’s 2nd Anniversary Party (2018)
  • Black History Month Writers Series at The Curious Fox (2017)

Workshops:

  • Novel Writing at The Berlin Writer’s Workshop, hosted by Amy Benfer and Tom Drury (Fall 2018)
  • The Novel at The Reader, hosted by Kate Brown (Fall 2016)

Publications:

2021:

  • Finding My Body Through The Wilderness (Wellcome Collection UK)
  • 2020:

    2019:

    2018:

    2017:

    2016:

    2013-2014

    • Who still thinks that Blackface is okay? (Discordia Zine)^^
    • On Adam Goodes and Australian Racism (Discordia Zine)^^
    • Wolves in Friends Clothing (Discordia Zine)^^
    • Beyonce and the Rise of Diet Feminism (Discordia Zine)^^

    *Article was removed after the death of Anthony Bourdain/Artikel wurde nach dem Tod von Anthony Bourdain entfernt

    **Postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic/Wegen der Coronavirus-Pandemie aufgeschoben.

    ^ Not yet published / Noch nicht publiziert

    ^^ Website no longer exists

    Education:

    2014

    • Monash University – Graduated with High Distinction
      • Melbourne, VIC, AU
      • Masters of Arts (Communications & Media Studies)

    2008

    • The School of The Art Institute of Chicago (Graduated, no applicable GPA)
      • Chicago, IL, USA
      • Bachelors of Fine Arts (Painting & Drawing)

    2006

    • Florida State University – Graduated Cum Laude
      • Tallahassee, FL, USA
      • Bachelors of Arts: Multinational Business Operations & Marketing
      • Bachelors of Arts: Studio Art
      • Minors: Spanish, Art History
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