Collections of subject-specific resources, selected and arranged for distinct target audiences
RESOURCES FOR REBELLIOUS JOY
Curation of books, artwork, organizations, media, and music for beginning a creative exploration of the concept of rebellious joy.
Created to accompany Seventh Wave's themed 13th issue: Rebellious Joy
TEEN COMMUNITY RESOURCE
Recommendations of local resources for teens living in Orange County, North Carolina
LIBRARIES FOR ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDERS
Resources for youth librarians to educate their local communities about the history of discrimination toward the Asian American Pacific Islander and to support the Asian American Pacific Islander community.
Created in collaboration with Meredith Jeffers, Angelique Marrero, Constance Roberts, and Helen Sharma.
CONTEMPORARY FAIRY TALES LIBRARY GUIDE
Library guide website offering an introduction and entry-point to the field of contemporary fairy tales. Designed for communities without access to university library resources.
TEEN IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE
Digital resources for teens in the United States interested in exploring their own gender identities
Created in collaboration with Esther Davis, Coco Casey, and Kari Spencer. Website design by Kari Spencer. Choose-your-resource illustrated by Coco Casey.
A digital library of gently haunted art and literature topics.
The Gretel is an exploration of the creative capacities of reference librarianship.
Curation of books, articles, and websites that disrupt stereotyping narratives, add historical depth, and consider the often ignored complexity of the Pocahontas story.
Created for childhood educators & youth librarians.
INFOGRAPHICS & HANDOUTS
Library resource informational flyers designed for distinct target audiences.
FAN FICTION INFOGRAPHIC
Zine about the possibilities of fan fiction, made for a teen audience
HANDS UP DISRUPT TEXTS GUIDE
Handout for parents and teachers to use when leading an engaged conversation around the picture book Hands Up! with a critical pedagogy framework.
Created in collaboration with Olivia J., Meredith Jeffers, and Kari Spencer. Handout graphic design by Emilie Menzel.
Essays on topics of librarianship, curation, collection, literary community, and library research
Artist profile of children's book author, Brown Bookshelf co-founder, and 2021 Piedmont Laureate Kelly Starling Lyons
Artist profile of Carrboro poet laureate and museum curator Fred Joiner.
Orange County Arts Commission
Composition and writing teaching experience and teaching philosophy
Approach to teaching first year composition courses in an academic setting
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS COURSES
Composition and creative writing courses taught at UMass Amherst. Descriptions of courses and teaching responsibilities.
JUNIPER YOUNG WRITERS CONFERENCE COURSES
Creative writing workshops and craft sessions taught at JIYW. Descriptions of sessions and teaching responsibilities.