I like to sneeze.
My favorite color is purple.
In an effort to use my hands more (for things other than typing), I have taken up crochet. I am not good at it.
I cannot sleep without a blanket.
When I was in elementary school, I wanted to be a zoologist and create a zoo that housed literally every single species on the planet. I created blueprints not only for the zoo — underwater, of course, since we’d need a lot of space — but also for the various Seussian machines we’d use to collect the animals.
Sometimes I think I’m a little bit psychic.
I miss my cat.
I have been playing World of Warcraft continuously, with only one three-month break one summer, since before the game was released to the public (in November of 2004). I have been loyal to Stormrage’s Alliance since that first day.
I believe that one day the world will know just how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.
I believe it is more than three.
- Chatham University, 2017 to Present
- MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction)
- Concentration in Pedagogy
- Thesis: Fourteen Lines, novel
- University of Pittsburgh, 2007 to 2008
- MLIS (Master of Library and Information Science)
- Boston University, 2001 to 2005
- BA in English
Top 5(ish) All-Time Favorites of All Time Ever (in no particular order)
- Le Petit Prince / Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
- Autobiography of Red / Anne Carson
- Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass / Lewis Carroll
- Pride and Prejudice / Jane Austen
- Collected Sonnets / Edna St. Vincent Millay
- Beauty and the Beast (1991)
- Under the Tuscan Sun
- Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion
- Last Holiday
- Kylie Minogue
- Darren Hayes / Savage Garden
- Mandy Moore