Teaching



California State University Stanislaus 
2016-present
BIOL 4040 - Writing for Science and Life
I co-designed and co-teach an innovative, new, hybrid writing/art/science course BIOL 4040 - Writing for Science and Life, with a tenured track colleague in the CSU Stanislaus biology department. I teach creative writing and incorporate art, freewrites, literary readings, and poetry exercises into biology curricula to encourage and empower students and scientists from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds--to provide multiple ways of approaching questions and articulating ideas. 

2015-present
A collective of teachers dedicated to inclusivity, diversity, emerging writers and teachers. We offer 5-12 week creative writing workshops, one day intensives, and editing services.


San Francisco State University (SFSU)
2015-2016
CW 301 - Fundamentals of Creative Writing
This is a required course for undergraduates majoring in creative writing. Students read literature by diverse authors, and write utilizing prompts that I developed as a way to introduce them to the multiple genres offered at SFSU: fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, poetry, and translation. Students also practice the art of workshopping their peers' work in an encouraging and productive way. 








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