Curriculum Vitae


Publications, Papers, and Competitions

2020: “Food-Focused Infrastructures of Fantasy Subcreation”, Presentation, Centre for Science Fiction & Fantasy Postgrad Researchers’ Seminar, October 2020

2019: “Ode to Margarine,” (republished) Heat the Grease, We’re Frying up Some Poetry, Gnashing Teeth Publishing

2019: “Cooking Up a Theory: How Food Unites the Pixar Universe,” presented at Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations 2019, Mapping the Mythosphere

2018: First place for “The Pearl Farm” in The Wilde Ones’s #GoWilde LGBT History Month “Around the World” competition

2017: “Layton, Utah” in Reaching Beyond the Saguaros: A Collaborative Prosimetric Travelogue, Serving House Books

2016: “The Pearl Farm,” Yellow Chair Press, Issue 7

2016: “Ode to Margarine,” Icarus Down Review, Vol. III

2012: “Movie History” March-May with The Front Row @ SLFS podcast

2008: “Top 10 Assassination Attempts,”

Me moderating the “Fantasy- Beyond the Binaries” panel Fantasycon 2018 with RJ Barker, RA Smith, Anna Smith Spark, and Pat Cadigan

Professional Experience

2020: Hugo, Girl! Maxisode Special: Fantastical Foods with Ginger Lee Thomason

2019: Recorded a post-apocalyptic themed podcast pilot with the BBC in Bristol, UK

2018-Present: Poetry Editor for Electric Athenaeum

2018: Panelist at FantasyCon (Edible Adventures, Invisible People, Up, Up and Away! Superheroes in Genre Fiction, and Mythologies)

2018: Selected by Anglia Ruskin’s Doctoral School to attend the “Life Beyond the PhD” 11th Cumberland Lodge Doctoral Conference for specialist training

2018: Panelist at NineWorlds (Cats in fantasy and science fiction, Problematic aspects of historical genre fiction: what do we do about it?, The Female Gaze, Inhumanity?)

2018: Poster presented and a panelist at Eastercon (Imagining Utopias, Interesting Encounters: “The Edible Hero’s Journey”) 

2017: Research Assistant for the Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy at Anglia Ruskin University

2017: Panelist and Moderator at FantasyCon in Peterborough, UK (Creative Writing in Education, New Frontiers: What Should we be Writing About?, Fantasy – Beyond the Binaries, pictured above)

2017: Assistant Editor on The Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 4

2015-2017: Reader for The Literary Review

2005: Editor-in-Chief of Dominion, Northridge High, Layton, Utah

Me as a panelist on the “Cats in fantasy and science fiction” at NineWorlds 2018 with Mx Laura Campbell, Nickey Barnard, and Arthur Boff