M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Playwriting, San Francisco State University
M.A. in English, Creative Writing, Poetry, San Francisco State University
B.A. in English Literature, Arizona State University
2019 - Present
2015 - 2019
2013 - 2015
Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of English
Affiliate Faculty with Game Studies and Design Program, School of Information Sciences
Associate Program Chair and Instructor, University of Colorado at Denver (Beijing, China), Department of English
Program Director and Instructor, Guangdong Peizheng College, School of Foreign Languages
Awards and Honors
Official Selection, Brooklyn SciFi Film Festival
Best Animation International, Short Film Category, Alternative Film Festival
Grand Jury Prize, Best Screenplay, Film Invasion Los Angeles
Winner, Best Science Fiction Teleplay, Fantasy and Science Fiction Film Festival
Winner, Best Comedy Teleplay, Oregon Short Film Festival
LAS Impact Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Instructor of the Year, Guangdong Peizheng College
Game Engines: Unity, GameMaker Studio, Core
3D Modeling Software: Blender, Houdini
Adobe: After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator
Audio Editing Software: Audacity
Additional Skillsets: VR, AR, photogrammetry, motion capture, animation, industry standard formats (screenwriting, playwriting, etc.)
University of Illinois, at Urbana Champaign
Creative Game Design and Writing
Global Business Communication
Principles of Technical Communication
Principles of Business Communication
University of Colorado, at Denver
Core Composition I, II
Introduction to Creative Writing
Modern Drama as Literature
Screenwriting and Playwriting Workshop
Guangdong Peizheng College
Business Writing and Portfolio Development
Creative Writing: Poetry, Fiction, and Playwriting
"Lyfe". Creator. Alternative Film Festival. Production.
Interactive Narrative Game
"Adventures in Morality: An Interactive Case Study". Creator. Electronic Literature Organization Conference at the University of Central Florida. Art exhibition.
“Nature > Nurture”. Los Angeles Film Awards Festival, Fantasy/Sci-Fi Film & Screenplay Festival, The International Horror Hotel Film Festival, Best Script Award.
“Rennies”. Film Invasion Los Angeles, Miami Screenplay Awards, Chicago Screenplay Awards, Oregon Short Film Festival.
“Time Space Speculum”. Sparrow Film Project. New York City. Production.
“Spy in the House of Love,” Schapiro Theater, Columbia University, New York City. Production.
“Moon Therapy," Fine Arts Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. Production.
“Application for Exile," Nash Studios, Columbia University, New York City. Production.
“Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway," Boxcar Studios, San Francisco, California. Showcased reading.
“Birthing a Time Bomb," One Act Fringe Festival, San Francisco, California. Production.
“Missing Jennifer Dryden," El Teatro de la Esperanza, San Francisco, California. Showcased reading.
“我们 Women," Base, Taichung, Taiwan. Production.
“East-West Project," Grooveyard, Taichung, Taiwan. Production.
“Confession on a Tracking Warrant," v. 1, IO Literary Journal. Online.
“NFL State on Fantasy Football Related Concussions," Higgs Weldon. Online.
“New App Narceexist," Instrinsick Magazine. Online.
“Latest Literary Subgenres," This Zine Will Change Your Life. Online.
“Anatomy of a Broken CPA," Mutilations on a Theme: Best Innovative College Writing. Jaded Ibis Press. Jamaica Plain, MA. Print.
“Train Wreck," Filling Station Literary Magazine. Calgary, Canada. Print.
“Love with the SEC in Mind" and "Mortgagee Notice," Borderline Poetry. Online.
“Girl in a Drugstore," Edgar Literary Review. Print.
“Untitled," First Class, v. 22. Print.
“Untitled," Branches Quarterly. Print.
"Lost Bear," Poetry Motel. Print.
"Name Your Poison," Concrete Wolf. Print.
"City of Rostro," Burning Leaf (presently Map: Literary), Online.
"Untitled," Passages in Time. Print.