Community Events / Teaching

Community Service and Panels

Board Member – A Room of Her Own, 2018-Present
National nonprofit

Panel Moderator – Texas Book Festival, 2019
Austin, TX

Panelist – “I’m Not from Here: Outsiders in Fiction”
Gemini Ink Writers Conference, 2019
San Antonio, TX

Panel Moderator – Texas Book Festival, 2018
Austin, TX

Panel Moderator – “Politics with your Fiction or Memoir, Anyone?”
Gemini Ink Writers Conference, 2017
San Antonio, TX

Panel Moderator – “The Art of Spinning Plates”
Gemini Ink Writers Conference, 2016
San Antonio, TX

Related Teaching Experience

Introduction to Creative Writing (two semesters)
Intro to poetry, fiction, and screenwriting
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM

Journaling Class
Gemini Ink
San Antonio, TX

Short Fiction Class
Flor de Nopal Festival
Austin, TX

Fiction and Poetry Summer Camp
Badgerdog Literary Arts
Austin, TX

Revision Through Journaling Workshop
A Room of Her Own Retreat
Abiquiu, NM

Writers in the Schools
Las Cruces, NM