Academic Paper, Music Theory Analysis of Mozart Piano Sonata
This is a sample of academic writing showcasing my specialized knowledge of classical Western music theory. I've also included this sample as an example of my research, analysis, and synthesis abilities.
Student Success Fee Academically Related Program Grant Proposal
I wrote and was awarded a grant through San Diego State University to fund the Poetic Youth Community Workshop Series, a series of poetry and creative writing lessons conducted by SDSU students in San Diego area schools and community centers. Part of this project also included organizing training sessions for SDSU student volunteers on such topics as adolescent brain development, trauma-informed teaching, and healthy boundaries.
My poem, "Father," was chosen for publication in the 2016-2017 San Diego Poetry Annual.
The Modern Laureate, a literary journal
I worked on the editorial board of The Modern Laureate, a literary journal focused on modern retellings of classic stories. I've written book reviews, event reviews, and conducted interviews with artists and authors, including a forthcoming interview with writer Ryan North, author of Romeo and/or Juliet and To Be or Not To Be.
My poem, "Afterglow," was published in the 2014-2015 San Diego Poetry Annual.