I am a writer, Creative Director of an international organization called Stillpoint Spaces, and PhD candidate at the University of Minnesota in English with a minor in Comparative Literature. My first novel, Nothing, was released from Two Dollar Radio Press in 2013. I joined HASTAC because I am interested in innovative literary and scholarly research and presentation methods, especially those that emphasize access for intellectuals of all stripes, both within and outside the academy. In addition to thinking about research and writing, I have been inspired by my experience using innovative technologies in the University Writing classroom and in my work with Stillpoint Spaces. I look forward to collaborating with other HASTAC scholars.