I engage in the art of writing as I bear history and ancestral inheritance and strive to imagine a different world. I believe art must celebrate the sacrifices and best of the past while laboring in prophetic hope for an unseen future. This belief draws me to memory, resistance, multi-media art, and spirituality in my work. Having navigated my adolescent years in South Africa as a Third-Culture Kid inspires me to explore the meaning of place, identity, and belonging. As a copyeditor, I am passionate about using language in a responsible way that is life-giving and empowering, especially for marginalized communities.
I am a writer, copyeditor, and MLIS student at Simmons University raised between Boston, Massachusetts, and Johannesburg, South Africa. My work is published or forthcoming in The Curator, Boston Art Review, Good Cop/Bad Cop: An Anthology by FlowerSong Press, Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Barista Magazine, Arkansas Review, Sojourners, and elsewhere. My poem "Osmia Avosetta"
was nominated by perhappend for a 2022 Pushcart Prize.