Chicago transplant and Midwest native with gigs editing literary journals, arts journalism publications, translating French, and documenting the Chicago arts scene. I was raised in Akron, Ohio, home of DEVO, The Pretenders, The Waitresses and the Black Keys. I've lived in Montreal, Prague, Italy and Austria on brief art stints. My work has appeared in Everyday Genius, Requited, HTMLGiant, Midwestern Gothic, elimae, Red Lightbulbs, Metazen, ANOBIUM, and in collaborative works at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and Academy of Fine Arts, Prague. I’m an editor at http://giganticsequins.com, http://mattermonthly.com, http://fnewsmagazine.com and http://AnobiumLit.com. You can also find me on my bike.
New Order, Chromatics, Xiu Xiu, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Wild Flag, St. Vincent, Marnie Stern, Cold Cave, David Bowie, Morrissey, Zola Jesus, Chairlift, Vivian Girls, The Mountain Goats, Bikini Kill, Nine Inch Nails, Twin Shadow, Sharon van Etten, NPR
Beyonce winning the Superbowl and Jennifer Lawrence winning life.
Jenny Zhang, Alison Bechdel, Kate Zambreno, Heather Christle, Anders Nilsen, George Saunders, Sheila Heti, George Bataille, Maggie Nelson, Eileen Myles, Anne Carson, Elfriede Jelinek, Ariana Reines, Italo Calvino, Shulamith Firestone, Blake Butler, Edie Fake, Dorothea Lasky, Antonin Artaud, Fyodor Dostoevsky.