Work Experience

Visiting Assistant Professor at Pacific Lutheran University
Sept. 2022 – present

Graduate Teaching Assistant at University of Washington
Sept. 2020 – May 2022

Freelance Editor at
          Sept. 2019 – Sept. 2020

Digital Content Writer at AVB Marketing
          May 2018 – June 2019

News Writer at Fox40 News
          Dec. 2017 – May 2018


University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Mills College, Oakland, CA
Bachelor of Arts in English, Creative Writing emphasis

  • Minor: Women’s Studies
  • Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Dean’s Scholar
  • Average GPA: 4.0


“A Hook, An Eye”
Daily Science Fiction, Nov. 2019

“Things in Boxes”
Five on the Fifth, Vol. 5, Issue 1

Four articles published in Diablo magazine
Diablo, 2017 and 2018

Five articles published in Closer magazine
Closer Celebrity Homes Edition, 2018

Two essays published in the Mills Academic Research Journal
Mills College, 2017

Awards and Honors

David Guterson Award
University of Washington, 2022

Eugene Van Buren Award
University of Washington, 2021

Writer in Residence
Toucheng Art Festival, 2019

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship
Taiwan Ministry of Education, 2019

Phi Beta Kappa Member, Zeta Chapter
Mills College, 2017

Women’s Studies Writing Contest
Mills College, 2017

Melody Clarke Teppola Prize in Creative Writing, Fiction
Mills College, 2017

Journalism Prize for Excellence in Reporting and Writing
Mills College, 2017

Marion Hood Boess Haworth Prize in Fiction for Children and Young Adults
Mills College, 2016 & 2017

Best Headline Portfolio, 2nd Place
California College Media Association, 2016

Dean’s Scholarship
Mills College, 2015-2017

Oakes College Core Essay Writing Award
U.C. Santa Cruz, 2014

Other Experience

Guest Reader at Castalia Literary Series
Dec. 2020 & Mar. 2022

Submissions Reader at E&GJ Press
May 2018 – Dec. 2018