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 is currently an editor for the federal government and lives in the Washington, D.C. area. She 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