education

Master of Science
Columbia University, New York, NY
The Graduate School of Journalism
Graduation: May 2019

Bachelor of Arts
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Major: English (Creative Writing)
Minors: Philosophy | Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
Graduation: December 2016 

bylines

Words in NPR, Filter, The Juggernaut, Crosscut, Seattle Globalist, Ploughshares, and more.

Audio at The Takeaway, True Stories in Sound, and Uptown Radio.

work experience

New York, NY

  • Poetry Editor | Kajal Magazine, June 2019 — Present

  • Producer at The Takeaway, WNYC | New York Public Radio, June 2019 – Present

Washington, D.C.

  • Corporate Communications and Media Relations Intern | National Public Radio, September 2017 – December 2017

Seattle, WA

  • Editorial Marketing Intern | Nintex, June 2017 – August 2017

  • Programs Assistant | Hugo House, January 2017 – August 2017

  • Marketing Assistant | Tasveer, January 2017 – August 2017

  • PR Associate | Leading Retirement Solutions, January 2017 – June 2017

  • PR Intern | Revolution PR, January 2017 – June 2017

  • Editor-in-Chief | Bricolage UW Literary & Visual Arts Journal, Issue 35, September 2016 – December 2016

  • Writer | The Daily at the University of Washington, June 2014 – December 2016

  • Editorial Intern | Paradigm Communications Group, Alaska Airlines Magazine, August 2016 – October 2016

  • Poetry Editor | Bricolage UW Literary & Visual Arts Journal, Issue 34, 2015 – 2016

  • Research Intern | NYT Best-Selling Author David Shields, July 2015 – March 2016

  • Manuscript Reader | Chin Music Press, Seattle, WA, January 2016 – March 2016

  • Editorial Intern | Minor Arcana Press, Seattle, WA, July 2015 – December 2015

  • Prose and Poetry Reviewer | Bricolage UW Literary & Visual Arts Journal, 2014 – 2015

  • Editorial Intern | The Secret Diary Project, April 2014 – June 2014

other

Seattle, WA

  • Barista & Coordinator | UW HFS Cafes, Husky Grind & Parnassus, September 2014 – December 2016

Rome, Italy

  • Study Abroad | Creative Writing in Rome, June 2016 – July 2016

Bronxnville, NY

  • Writer's Workshop | Sarah Lawrence College Intensive Creative Writing Program, July 2012

Yaounde, Cameroon

  • Co-Founder & Editor | High School Lit & Arts Magazine Creative Chaos, August 2011 – June 2013

New Delhi, India

  • Administrative Intern | AFS Intercultural Programs India, June 2011