New summer essay

Hi blog, it’s been awhile. I recently had my essay, ‘On Westernness & Stories‘ published in HER KIND: A Literary Community Powered by VIDA. My experience with the editorial staff was nothing but awesome– Rosebud Ben-Oni helped draw the good stuff out, while providing supportive edits and encouragement. ❤ Check it out and let me know what […]

Safe Zone: practical applications in the commuter-college library

If you remember from my last post, I started working on a LGBTQ libguide with a few other colleagues in the HACC system.  Luckily, I was able to attend the Safe Zone training presented at the York Campus today and gained some valuable information that can be utilized to assist our LGBTQ student/staff/faculty population across […]

Sowell Collection Conference

April 18th-20th kicked off the 2nd annual Sowell Collection Conference at Texas Tech University’s Southwest collection. This conference featured well-known writers such as Rick Bass, Barry Lopez, Robert Michael Pyle, and John Lane as well as students and fellow lovers of the natural world. I presented my paper, “(Re)sensing Place: Somatics in Rick Bass’ A Thousand Deer.” […]