She graduated with honors from Waldorf College, from Saint Cloud State University (earning her Bachelor of Arts in English) and from Mankato State University (earning her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing).
She is currently an instructor at South Central College in Mankato, where she teaches Composition studies, Literature and Film, and Critical Thinking in Humanities. Edited by Roger Sheffer. Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2003.
Girl Meets Boy: Because There are Two Sides to Every Story.
Edited by Kelly Milner Halls. Chronicle, 2012.