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 2015, I was awarded Outstanding New Teacher of the Year Award at the University of New Mexico. 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.
Last night, I had the pleasure of having a conversation with Nora Hickey and Ty Bannerman, who create the City on the Edge podcast. Nora and Ty work to tell the compelling stories of Albuquerque through this podcast, investigating history, culture, politics, and even tales of ghosts. It’s a fun, informal interview. You can listen it to … Read More
I will be teaching a session titled, “Creative Cartography: You Are Here” at the West Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit Feb. 7-9 in downtown Albuquerque, NM. “Poetic Routes” (www.poeticroutes.com) is an online, interactive poetry map pinpoints residents’ and visitors’ reflections and emotions on specific streets, buildings, and landmarks within Albuquerque. Through this poetic cartography, both emerging and established writers layer … Read More
Come say hi at zine fest and pick up a copy of “Tarantula Hawk Wasp,” my very first zine! This one comes from my poetic inventory. These zines are tiny lyric essays about the tarantula hawk wasp. The poetic inventory is analogous to a “scientific inventory” of a location’s biodiversity, where field ecologists catalogue all … Read More