CV & Resume


M.F.A in Creative Writing, St. Mary’s College of California, 2015
Concentration: Non-Fiction 

B.A. in English Literature, University of California at Berkeley, 1998

English, conversational Spanish and Armenian. Some French and Turkish.

English Literature and Composition, Creative Writing


Contributor, Walnut Creek Magazine, 2018

Creative Writing Instructor, Berkeley Adult School, Berkeley, 2018

Poetry Instructor, COMMA Arts Conservatory, Castro Valley, 2018

Creative Writing Instructor, Del Rey Elementary, Orinda, 2018

Creative Writing Instructor, Wagner Elementary, Orinda, 2015-present

Creative Writing Instructor, John Muir Elementary, Berkeley, 2016-present

Poet-in-Residence, Berkeley Unified Elementary Schools, 2017

Freelance Writing and English Tutor, 2016 – Present

Creative Writing Instructor, Take My Word For It, 2016 – 2017

Events Coordinator, University Press Books, 2015 – 2016

High Potential Creative Writing Teacher, 2015
Taught Creative Writing to Undergraduates at St. Mary’s College, Spring Semester, 2015

Lafayette Seniors Creative Writing Teacher, 2015

Member, GPASC (Graduate Professional Association Students Committee), 2014-201

Assistant Editor, MARY Journal of New Writing, 2014-2015

Lafayette Juniors Writing Group, November 2014
one-day seminar teaching creative writing to middle-schoolers

Writing Across the Curriculum Pedagogy Seminar, 2014

Teaching Assistant, St. Mary’s College Shakespeare, 2014
Assisted teaching Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets to upper-division undergraduates.

Board Member of CCC (Children’s Cooperative Center) in Berkeley, 2010

Berkeley YMCA Volunteer and Fundraiser, 2008-2015

Human Resources Recruiter and Administrative work, 1999-2006


Awarded Residency at Vermont Studio Center 2016

Awarded participation in VONA (Voices of our Nations Arts) Workshop, 2014

St. Mary’s College of California Dean’s Award, 2015


St. Mary’s College of California, Board of Trustees Student Panel. 2015