teaching

Westminster College: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Intro to Creative Writing,  Academic Writing, Expository Writing, Westminster Seminar (Poetry and Song Lyrics)

Western Michigan University: Intro to Writing Fiction and Poetry; Advanced Fiction Workshop; Advanced Poetry Workshop; First-Year Writing (2012 – 2016); All-University Graduate Teaching Effectiveness Award, 2016

The University of Chicago Graham School: Basic Creative Writing, Fiction Essentials, Online Writing Workshops, Private Manuscript Consultation (2008 – 2016)

The University of Washington: Creative Writing in Rome (Summer 2013, 2008, 2006)

Seattle Arts and Lectures: Writers in the Schools (TOPS Middle School, 2010-2011 and 2006-07)