She became interested in writing poetry at Virginia Tech, studying with writers Thomas Gardner and Lucinda Roy. She also attended the MFA Creative Writing program at George Mason University, receiving a University Fellowship and Virginia Downs Poetry Award. She lives in the Washington, D.C. area, and can be contacted here.
Her favorite poems include:
“Preludes” by T.S. Eliot
“The Way Things Work” by Jorie Graham
“Orpheus. Eurydice. Hermes.” by Rilke (Stephen Mitchell translation)
“Mortal Shower” by Bob Hicok