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EDUCATION

2018: VONA fellow, memoir workshop with Bich Minh “Beth” Nguyen
2017: PhD, English & creative writing, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
2010: MA, English & creative writing, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
2004: BA, individualized study, New York University
2003: Summer, political science & language, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
2000: Summer, screenwriting, University of Southern California
1999: Summer, creative writing, University of Cambridge

AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS

2019: StoryQuarterly’s Fourth Annual Nonfiction Prize (first runner-up)
2017: 2017-2018 COG Page to Screen Award (winner)
2014: J. Watumull Scholarship for the Study of India
2014: John Young Scholarship in the Arts
2013–2014: Jagdish P. Sharma Memorial Scholarship
2010: Myrle Clark Award for Creative Writing

READINGS / EVENTS / PRESENTATIONS

TEACHING

  • August 2018–Present: English Teacher, Punahou Academy, Honolulu
    • Courses taught:
      • English 2: Sophomore English
      • English 2: Visual Storytelling (Interdisciplinary Studio Art and Sophomore English Course)
      • English 3: American Literature–Dream and Disillusion
      • English 3/4: Magical Realism
      • English 3/4: Writing with Clarity and Grace (Creative Nonfiction and Composition)
      • Courses to be taught: English 3/4: Identity and Culture
  • August 2012–August 2016: Instructor, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu
    • Courses taught:
      • ENG 100: Composition
      • ENG 200: Advanced Composition
      • ENG 273: Introduction to Fiction
      • ENG 273: Introduction to Memoir
      • ENG 311: Autobiographical Writing–Memoir
      • ENG 313: Types of Creative Writing: Truth and Lies in Storytelling–Fiction and Creative Nonfiction
  • September 2013–July 2016: Memoir Instructor, Kāhala Nui Continuing Care Retirement Community, Honolulu
  • January 2011–May 2012: Lecturer, St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn
    • Courses taught:
      • Community Health and Human Services 403: Liberal Arts
      • General Studies 402: Critical Thinking for Professionals
  • December 2010–February 2011: Tutor, Champion Learning Center, New York City
  • September 2008–May 2010: Teaching Assistant/Graduate Assistant/Mentor, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu
  • September 2008–May 2009: Tutor, Juku Tutorial Institute, Honolulu
  • January–June 2006: Aide to Instructor, The Mercy Center, The Bronx

EDITING / WRITING

OTHER

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