CV

Education

University of Toronto, PhD in English
2019–present

University of Toronto, MA in English in the Field of Creative Writing
2017–2019

Mount Allison University, BA in English and Psychology
2013-2017

Experience

Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto
ENG289: Intro to Creative Writing, Sept. 2018–Dec. 2018
ENG100: Effective Writing, Jan. 2018–Apr. 2018

Writing Tutor, Mount Allison University
Sept. 2015–Apr. 2017

Awards and Distinctions

Finalist for C. David Naylor Fellowship, 2019-2020

Nominated for TATP Teaching Excellence Award and Department of English Outstanding TA Award, 2018-2019

Avie Bennett Emerging Writers Scholarship, 2017-2018

Governor-General’s Silver Academic Medal, 2017

Bryce McKiel Scholarship in English, 2016-2017

J.E.A. Crake Arts Internship, 2015-2016

Edwin Ernest Graham Prize in English, 2014-2015

Fred Tyler Prize in English, 2013-2014

Conference Presentations

“How to Play: The Potential Pitfalls of Ignoring (and Addressing) Video Games in Academia.” (Un)Bound: Interface 2019, 3 May 2019, Carleton University, Ottawa.

“Ludicism: A Theory for Playing the Game of Literature.” Annual Atlantic Undergraduate English Conference, 4 March 2017, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottesville.