"I graduated from Southern Oregon University with a B.A. in English and emphasis in Creative Writing. I went on to obtain my M.A. from the University of Maine in English and Literature, with three areas of focus: Creative Writing, Poetry & Poetics, and Gender Studies. Additionally, I obtained a Certificate in Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies.
While pursuing my M.A. I taught ENG101 at the freshman college level for two years. I also did paid volunteer work with ESL students, working on various"