lover and fighter.
partner. mother. striving chosen family. familia. friend.
healing myself. to help heal others.
capital letters and such
PhD, English and American Literature, with additional Graduate Emphases in feminist studies and critical theory; University of California, Irvine
MA, English; University of California, Irvine
BA, English, departmental highest honors, Thompson Senior Thesis Award, with additional specialization (minor) in Education; University of California, Los Angeles
Associate Professor of English at Dominican University outside of Chicago, teaching classes in multiethnic US literature and creative writing