received an MFA in 2011 from the Creative Writing Program at New York University, where he currently acts as Program Administrator, and where he taught Introduction to Creative Writing to undergraduates in Spring 2011 with an emphasis on exploring the dichotomy between literary and commercial strategies. As an undergraduate at Stanford University, he assisted Diane Middlebrook in researching Her Husband: Hughes and Plath, a Marriage
(Viking, 2003), following Middlebrook's seminar on Plath and Hughes. His
reviews have appeared in
The Brooklyn Rail and in the monthly column "Outwords," which he authored for Next Magazine from 2010-2011.