B. A. in English Literature, Appalachian State University
M.A. in English Literature, Georgia State University
MFA in Fiction, Bowling Green State University
Fiction, Chicana literature, contemporary women's literature, literary journal management
Many short fiction and nonfiction publications in such journals as Puerto del Sol, Ontario Review, and the Sun.
Novel You And I And Someone Else forthcoming in 2017.
- Recognitions and Awards
Fulbright (summer) to Tunisia
GPC Teamwork award
Southern Women Writers Emerging Fiction award
Frank O'Connor award for short story
- Committees and Organizations
Editor of The Chattahoochee Review
Director of the Townsend Prize for Fiction
Member of: AWP, MLA, SAMLA, NCTE, The Americas Council, CLMP