ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

And honorary Kentucky Colonel. I teach interdisciplinary courses in the University of New Mexico's Honors College and am the instructor/faculty advisor for the Western Regional Honors Council's award-winning magazine Scribendi. In my spare time, I am usually involved in some combination of open space, white space, CMYK and RGB, flash nonfiction, long trails, f-stops, line breaks, and several Adobe Programs running simultaneously.  

On the Road to Discovery

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On the Road to Discovery

Locking Eyes

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Locking Eyes

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Wit

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Wit

The God Particle Is a Beatles Fan

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The God Particle Is a Beatles Fan

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Coming of Age at the End of Nature

Coming of Age at the End of Nature

September 23, 2016

I have an essay that has just been published in this neat anthology, Coming of Age at the End of Nature: A Generation Faces Living on a Changed Planet, which is edited by Julie Dunlap and Susan Cohen. The collection answers the question: what is it like to be a young adult (born between 1980-2000), growing up … Read More

Ten Reasons Not to Date an Essayist

Ten Reasons Not to Date an Essayist

September 1, 2016

1. The essayist will take pride in neuroses. He will go on an on about the joy of scratching his ear with a pencil or brag about how long he hasn’t driven a car. 2. Everyday outings, such as going to the grocery store, will become overwhelming adventures. Huge adventures, like swimming with whale sharks … Read More

Writing Horoscopes

Writing Horoscopes

July 2, 2016

Cancer (June 22 – July 22) Set aside some time this week to watch people at the park, the café, or the doctor’s office waiting room. Go wherever your current tale is set. Pay attention to the movements, appearances, and conversations that make these people real. “When writing a novel a writer should create living … Read More

MFA

in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University

BA

in Anthropology and Latin American Studies from University of New Mexico

Honors College

Professor in the UNM Honors College 2012-Present

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