teaching

I have taught creative writing, theater, and film/media studies at universities and secondary schools in the US and Poland since 2009 (Johns Hopkins University, the English Institute of the University of Łódź, and Harvard-Westlake School).

I hold a BA and MFA in creative writing and literature (Stanford ’04, JHU Writing Seminars ’11) and am a current PhD student in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.

“Writing Workshop: Exploring Łódź Through Interview And Memory.” At the American Corner in the University of Łódź library.

Courses taught:
Introductory Creative Writing Workshop
BA Thesis Workshop
Advanced Practical English / Composition
Introduction to Fiction and Poetry
Introduction to Fiction and Poetry II
Documentary Theater & Film
Hybrid Culture, Popular Culture
Auteur 101: Short Film Laboratory
Musical Theater, From Stage To Screen


A poetry/chorus workshop with students at Margaret Brent Elementary in Baltimore. With the Parallel Octave Chorus and the Writers in Baltimore Schools nonprofit.

A poetry/chorus workshop with students at Margaret Brent Elementary in Baltimore. With the Parallel Octave Chorus and Writers in Baltimore Schools.

I also teach a workshop on performance techniques for Greek choruses, which can be modified to help students of any age approach poetry as a chorus. I’ve taught this workshop for students ages 8-22, adults, actors, and theater ensembles.