Poetry

free verse, cento, epic, miniatures

Prose

fiction, ghost writing, playwriting, script writing

Advertising

social media ads — linkedin, facebook, youtube, twitter, reddit, pinterest (all types)

Marketing

brand tone & messaging, website, direct mail, CRM, journal material (cover wrap/cover tip), apparel

Creative Direction

following strategy/concept in copy and design, working with vendors, delegating conference performances, managing and promoting events, series and collectives 

Work Experience

2019 - Present        Imre, Copywriter

2014 - Present        Freelance Editor

 

2017 - 2018         Quraysh Ali Lansana, Creative Directer & Events Manager 

 

2017                   Chicago Agent Magazine, Editorial Intern

2016                   F News Magazine, Freelance Writer

2015-2016          Art Urbane, Staff Writer

2013-2014          Lightning Flash, Staff Writer

Education

2014-2018           School of the Art Institute of Chicago

                            Pursuing a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts with an Emphasis in Writing

Summer 2013        Barnard College

                            Four-week Intensive writing workshop

 

Summer 2012        Duke University

                            Two-week Intensive writing workshop

 

Publications

2017                 Untitled Magazine, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Bi-Annual Collaborative

                         Publication

2016                 De Nue Exhibition Catalogue, De Nue Student Union Galleries Chicago, IL

2016                 Mouth, Bachelor’s of Fine Arts with an Emphasis in Writing Annual Literary Journal

2015                 Mouth, Bachelor’s of Fine Arts with an Emphasis in Writing Annual Literary Journal

2014                 Copacetic, Long Reach High School Literary Publication

 

Public Commissions

2017                 WE Day Illinois, Performance Poet, Allstate Arena Rosemont, IL

2016                 Identity and Definition, Pop-up poet, Woman Made Gallery Chicago, IL

2016                 Rap 101, Feature Poet, Iridium Chicago, IL

                        

 

Exhibitions

2016                 Shared History , South Side Community Arts Center Chicago, IL

 

Awards

2014                 First Place Poetry in Howard County Poetry and Literature Society, Columbia, MD