Education

2012

2011

2004

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

Appointments

2019 - Present

2015 - 2019

2013 - 2015

Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of English

 

Associate Program Chair and Instructor, University of Colorado at Denver, Department of English

 

Program Director and Instructor, Guangdong Peizheng College, School of Foreign Languages

Awards and Honors

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 

3rd Place, Best Teleplay, International Horror Hotel 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

2021

2021

2021

2021

2020

2020

2014

Conference Activity

2014

"Adventures in Morality," Electronic Literature Organization Conference, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.  

Teaching Experience

University of Illinois, at Urbana Champaign

Principles of Technical Communication (Fall 2020, Spring 2021) Online, Hybrid, and In-person

Game Design and Technical Writing (Spring 2021), Online

Principles of Business Communication (Fall 2019, Spring 2020), In-person and Online

University of Colorado, at Denver

Core Composition I, II

Introduction to Creative Writing

Technology in Modern Theater

Modern Drama as Literature

Screenwriting and Playwriting Workshop

Guangdong Peizheng College

Oral English

Business Writing and Portfolio Development

Creative Writing: Poetry, Fiction, and Playwriting

Publications and Productions

Screenplays

2021

2021

2019

“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, Best Script Award, Chicago Screenplay Awards, Oregon Short Film Festival. 

“Time Space Speculum,” Sparrow Film Project. New York City. Production. 

Stage Plays

2018

2017

2017

2012

2012

2009

2008

2007

“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.  

Fiction

2018

2017

2016

2016

2015

“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.

Poetry

2012

2012

2004

2004

2004

2004

2003

2003

2001

“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. 

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