ABOUT

BAMWrites

  • Has short stories and poems published from A to Z.
  • Former journalist for NagMag in Nagoya and Taiken Japan in 2016.
  • Graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in English with concentration in creative writing and minor in psychology with honors at The University of Houston in 2013.
  • An alumnus of Sigma Tau Delta.
  • Co-founded Writers’ ReVision (2009 – 2010), a workshop group that helped young authors’ edit their work and find publication.
  • Columnist for Chill Magazine, LLC Sugar Land from 2008 – 2010.
  • Journalist for The Communicator Newspaper in Chattanooga 2003 – 2005.

Awards,Mentions, Et Cetera

  • Interviewed on beauty with Peacock Journal for “Zoinks.”
  • Featured with BellaOnline in 2017: “Tsunami.” Includes an interview.
  • Featured and showcased with Poetry and Prose with Panache in 2017: “You Validated Destiny through Happenstance”
  • Featured with Eskimo Pie in 2017″Lie of Rock ‘n’ Roll.”
  • Won the Halloween contest with Story64 in 2015 for “Yelling, Unheard”
  • Winner: “Diaries of Karma” WILDsound 2015 competition. Winner of the log line competition.
  • Featured and interviewed in the Wordsmith Series for “Kindness and Decency” with Crack the Spine.
  • Featured stories with Thought Collection: “Australia Day in Costa Rica, ” Diolagual: “Voitex Poison,” and LitroNY’s #FlashFriday: “Red Laser Beam.”
  • Excerpt of “Diaries of Karma” selected “finalist” Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Competition: Thriller Category 2014.
  • Editor’s favorite in the I Am Here Anthology: “Far From the Crowd.”
  • Weekly Story Contest Winner “The Shrewd Shopper” with StoryShelter
  • Exceptional Short Story Award and contest winner: “How My Life Changed the Time I Almost Got Mugged” with Writer’s Ezine.
  • Story of the Month: “Death Pie” with Bartleby Snopes. Appears in issue #13 of the biannual anthology.
  • Chill Magazine, LLC editor coined BAM’s column, “Chill’s Dessert.”
  • One of the first student authors published in Houston Community College’s English Department’s website.

Attended

  • The Boldface Workshop of Houston in 2010.
  • The WLT Agent’s and Editor’s Conference, 2014: workshops and panels.
  • Dawn Ireland’s Critique Group from 2008 – 2015.