PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Summer Intern, The BuSSy Project - Cairo, Egypt. Summer 2017
Fellow, Shapiro Creative Writing Center - Middletown, CT. 2016.
Summer Intern, Denise Shannon Literary Agency - New York, NY. Summer 2016.
Summer Fellow, El Ahram Weekly - Cairo, Egypt. Summer 2015.
Alumni Facilitator, The Global Scholars Program - Johannesburg, South Africa. Summer 2014.
Staff Writer, The Wesleyan Argus - Middletown, CT. 2013-
Editor, ALAians Media - Johannesburg, South Africa. 2011-2013.

EDUCATION

Wesleyan University - Middletown, CT. BA. Major: College of Letters. Minor: Film Studies. Class of 2017.

The African Leadership Academy - Johannesburg, South Africa. A-Level Diploma: World Literature & History. Class of 2013.

POETRY

Voicemail Poems Poetry Editor
Winter Tangerine 2017 Poetry Intern
Alumnus inaugural Blueshift Journal Speakeasy Project 2017 Workshop 
Alumnus Winter Tangerine Summer 2016 Online Workshop
Three-time Collegiate Union Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) Competitor through the Wesleyan Slam Poetry Team (WeSlam!). 2015-2017

FILM

Film Inquiry Contributing Writer
Wesleyan Film Board Member 2016-2017

THEATER

Writer/Director - The Killing Joke. Produced by Second Stage. Middletown, CT. 2015
Stage Manager - Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead. Produced independently. Middletown, CT. 2015
Writer/Director - Lucy Goes to Court. Produced by Second Stage. Middletown, CT. 2014

AWARDS & HONORS

Wesleyan University, College of Letters High Honors for senior thesis play, "Barzakh". 2017
Button Poetry 2016 Chapbook Semi-Finalist for "Red//Jild//Prayer". 2016.
Atlas Review Annual Chapbook Competition Finalist for "Red//Jild//Prayer". 2016.
COG Poetry Awards Finalist. 2015-2016.
Wesleyan Student Poet. 2015-2016.