• Founded and currently manages the informal community poetry organization, Pikeville Poetry, which seeks to encourage increased participation in creative writing, thoughtful dialogue among peers and community members, individual introspection, and to increase knowledge about notable writers and activists.


  • Co-Founder and community organizer of a community group (Progress Pike) dedicated to promoting progressive causes through community events, discussions, and actions.



  • Recipient of an Artist Enrichment grant from The Kentucky Foundation for Women.