- Doctorate, English, University North Texas
- Master Arts, English, University Southern Mississippi
- Bachelor Arts, Philosophy, University Texas Austin
- Adjunct Instructor, 08/19/2008 - 08/12/2013, North Central Texas Coll
- Adjunct Instructor, 08/15/2013 - 05/15/2014, Austin Community College
- Associate Professor, 07/07/2016 - Present, McLennan Community College
- 2014 - Short Order. The Istanbul Review, Issue 5, Fall 2014.
- 2014 - EMU. Among Animals: The Lives of Animals and Humans in Contemporary Short Fiction. Ashland Creek, OR: Ashland Creek Press, 2014.
- 2011 - Second Prize, The Baltimore Review Short Fiction Contest.