MFA: Writing, 2006, Hamline University
BA: English with an emphasis in Creative Writing, 2000, St Cloud State University
Resurfacing, Red Bird Chapbooks, 2017.
Love Speaks: a reading in response to "Your Heart Is No Match for My Love" at the Soap Factory - Saturday, June 5, 2004 - with TalkingImageConnection
Frosty Melt: writers read about freezing and thawing in response to the exhibit "Art Shanty Projects Summer 2005" at the Soap Factory - June 28, 2005 - with TalkingImageConnection
Transatlantic Threeway: a reading in response to "8x8x8" at the Soap Factory - Saturday, June 3, 2006 - with TalkingImageConnection
The Miracle Letters of T. Rimberg release reading at The Loft Literary Center - April 15, 2008 with Geoff Herbach et al.
Cracked Walnut On Ice: open skating and a reading at Braemar Arena - Friday, August 5, 2011 (I was reader and host)
Cracked Walnut Takes A Stand Against Bullying at Braemar Arena - July 27, 2012 (I was reader, host & coordinator)
Cracked Walnut reading at Tonka Grill & BBQ - at Tonka Grill & BBQ, Spring Park, MN- August 15, 2012 (I was reader, host & coordinator)
Cracked Walnut reading at the Adler Cafe - at Adler Graduate School, Richfield, MN- November 2, 2012 (I was reader, host & coordinator)
Common Roots Cafe Cracked Walnut Literary Festival Reading - at Common Roots Cafe, Minneapolis, MN - March 25, 2013.
Universe: A Language We Speak - at Hearts and Ivy Studio, Minneapolis, MN- May 19, 2017.
Chapbook Publication Reading (Resurfacing) - at Artista Bottega - October 7, 2017.
Literary Lights Poetry Month Celebration- Blue Harbor Center for the Arts - April 29, 2018.