Education 

Graphic & Digital Design Certificate (in progress)
Parsons School of Design, The New School
New York, New York

M.S. Writing & Book Publishing
Portland State University
Portland, Oregon

B.A. Creative Writing 
minor in Technical Writing
Eastern Washington University
Cheney, Washington

 

Articles

10 Rejected Covers That Almost Made the Cut
Electric Literature

What 10 Books Looked Like Before the Final Cover
Electric Literature

Rejecting A Book By Its Cover 
Electric Literature

Getting the Book Cover You Want
Indigo: Editing, Design, and More

 

Work

Alfred A. Knopf
Production Coordinator, Cover Art
2017 - present
New York, New York

Indigo: Editing, Design, and More
2015 - present

Independent Graphic Designer
2013 - present

 

NonProfit

Community-Word Project
Member of the Associate Board of Directors
Co-Chair of the Associate Board of Directors (2016-2018)
New York, New York

PEN America
Member
New York, New York

Literary Arts
Member of the Advisory Council (2013-2015)
Portland, Oregon

 

Clients

1913 Journal

7.13 Books

Ayahuasca Publishing

Bronx Loaf Conference

Civil Coping Mechanisms

Philosophical Idiot

SFK Press

Small Doggies Press

University of Hell Press

 

Speaking Engagements

Panel member, "Speaking Design for Non-Designers"
PubWest Conference (February 17, 2018)

Guest lecturer, "Publishing & Internships" 
College of Charleston (October 9, 2017; March 14, 2016)

Host and speaker, "New York Publishing," 
Happy Hour Series
Indigo Editing & Publications  (July 6, 2017)

Panel member, career seminar "Book Publishing"
Portland Start University (April 21, 2016)

Workshop leader, "Book Design Basics"
SRG Partnership, Inc. (May 14, 2015)

Workshop leader "Book Basics: How to Design a Book" 
Literary Arts (October 8, 2014)

Guest lecturer, "Publishing & Internships"
University of New Mexico (March 27, 2014)