Her poems have appeared in Shenandoah, Subtropics, 5AM, Chatauqua Literary Review, West Branch, Cave Wall and other journals. Her awards include an Academy of American Poets Prize and fellowships from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the University of Pittsburgh. She lives and writes in Denver, Colorado, working as a health data analyst and teaching poetry at Lighthouse Writers Workshop.
She teaches Poetry and Reading as a Writer classes at Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver.