CV/Resume

Experience

  • The Bronx Blaqlist (Aug 2013 – Present)
    Local Artist Collective Organization
    Co-founder, Social Media Director, Editorial & Grant Writing
  • Americans for Jamaicans Foundation (July-Aug 2016)
    Charity Organization for Jamaican Organizations/Projects
    Grant Writing Intern
  • Articulate Communications (Aug 2014-2016)
    Public Relations Agency
    Intern

Education

  • Cornell University
    MFA (Poetry), 2017 – 2019
  • NYU: School of Professional Studies
    B.A. in Humanities, May 2017

    • Creative Writing Club (Secretary)
    • Dovetail Literary Journal (Poetry Editor)
  • CUNY: Bronx Community College
    A.A. in Liberal Arts

    • Creative Writing Club (President – 2013-2014)
    • Inter-Organizational Council (IOC: 2014-2015)
    • Thesis Journal (Poetry/Managing Editor: 2013-2014)

Awards/Honors

  • The Poetry Project: Emerge-Surface-Be Fellowship (2016-2017)
    Mentor: Marcella Durand
  • Academic Honors/Awards
    • NYU: University Honors Scholar/Founders’ Day Award
    • NYU: Alpha Sigma Lambda
    • NYU: Wendy David Scholarship & SPS McGhee Scholarship
    • NYU: Dean’s List (2015-2017)
    • BCC: Phi Theta Kappa
    • BCC: President’s List (2013-2015)
    • High School: James Traub NYT Scholarship (2006)

Publications

  • The Poet’s Country (Jan 2017)
    Inaugural 1st Issue
  • The Poetry Project (Jan 2017)
    Website & Newsletter
  • Dovetail (2015-2017)
    New York University (SPS)
  • Thesis (2013-2015)
    Bronx Community College (CUNY)

Workshops

  • Poet’s House | Poetry Workshop: Nick Flynn (June 2017)
  • Poetry Workshop: Laura Sims (May-June 2016)

Miscellaneous

  • 4th Annual BCC Conference on Community College Excellence (C3E)
    Panel Discussion on Preparing Students After Graduation, 2017
  • CUNY League of Active Speech Professors (CLASP)
    Invited Speaker on “Gun Violence in America”, 2014

Accomplishments

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