Residencies and Honors

VISITING WRITER / ARTIST RESIDENCIES

  • Ennistymon Book Festival, Ireland, May 2019
  • Unamuno Festival, Madrid, Spain, May 2019
  • Salmon Poetry Bookshop Residency, Ennistymon, Ireland, April 2017
  • Unamuno Author Series, Madrid, Spain, October 2017
  • Century College, White Bear Lake MN, April 2017
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN, February–March 2017
  • Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, June 2015
  • Carleton College, Northfield, MN, May 26, 2015
  • Tofte Lake Center, Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Program, September 2014
  • Rural Arts America, Jon Hassler Theater, Plainview, MN, March 18, 2014
  • Duvall Arts Council, Duvall, WA, March 5, 2014
  • Anderson Center, Red Wing, MN, December 7, 2013
  • St Croix Watershed Research Station, a project of the Science Museum of Minnesota, Nov 15, 2013
  • St. Olaf College English Department, October 22–23, 2013
  • St. Olaf College English Department, September 12–19, 2013
  • St. Croix Watershed Research Station, a project of the Science Museum of Minnesota, July 2013
  • Rochester University, Rochester MN, April 18, 2013
  • Southeastern Libraries in Cooperation, Rochester MN, December 11, 2012
  • Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter MN, October 29–30, 2012
  • Wabasha Public Library, Wabasha MN, April 23, 2012
  • Century College, St. Paul MN, April 20, 2012
  • North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park MN, April 11, 2012
  • Hamline University, St. Paul, April 2, 2012
  • Hamline University, St. Paul, February 28, 2012
  • Hamline University, St. Paul, October 15, 2011

SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES

  • Keynote. Great American Women’s Getaway Conference on Peace. 2013. Chaska, MN.
  • “Collaborative Synergies.” The Loft Poetry Conference. 2012. The Loft Literary Center. Minneapolis MN 

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND HONORS

  • Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, 2019
  • Metropolitan Regional Arts Council Next Step Fund, 2016
  • Judge, Normandale Community College AFA creative writing awards, 2012
  • Minnesota Book Award Finalist in Poetry, 2012
  • Joy Harjo Poetry Award, second place, 2010, selected by Dorianne Laux
  • Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council Original Works Grant, 2009–2010