Portfolio

Essays

“Revisioning Cultural Memory: The Legacy of Lynching in the United States” UCCS Women’s and Ethnic Studies Department Scholarship Site

“Their Eyes Were Watching God: Zora Neale Hurston and the Shifting Ideals of the New Negro Writer” UCCS Rubin-Dorsky Essay Prize in American Literature Winner 2011

“The Employment of Rhetorical Strategies in Writing Literary Criticism: An Introduction for College Freshman” UCCS Undergraduate Research Journal 2011

Fiction

“Dashboard Jesus” Almagre 2009

Nonfiction

“Patient States She Hates Herself” riverrun 2011

“What I Know About AIDS” Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle 2011

“What I Know About AIDS” riverrun 2010

Poetry

“Freedom Teeth” riverrun 2011

“For the Nation of Tent City” Active for Justice 2010

“Honey” Almagre 2010 – Robert Burns Memorial Award Winner

“The Vagina Monologues Goes Out of Business” displayed at the 2010 Vagina Monologues performed at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

“Legacy of the Regime” riverrun 2010

“Bloom” High Frequency Poetry – Broadcast on NPR 4/2/10

“Bloom” Poetry While You Wait 2010