Friday, June 21, 2019

EDUCATION
Wilkes University, Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing, Wilkes Barre, PA
M.F.A. in Creative Writing, 2019
Literary Analysis: “Setting as Character in Southern Fiction Since Faulkner,” Dr. Robert Mooney, Advisor

Wilkes University, Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing, Wilkes Barre, PA
M.A. in Creative Writing, Fiction, 2018
Thesis: Speak No Evil, A Novel, Dr. Robert Mooney, Advisor

Tennessee Temple University, Chattanooga, TN
B.A. in Psychology

 ACADEMIC INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

University of West Alabama
           Adjunct Instructor, Composition, August 2019

Wilkes University, Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing
           Creative Writing MFA Teaching Demonstration, January 2019

North Central
           Faculty, 2011-present

Gethsemane Christian Academy
            Teacher and Principal, 1984-1986

PUBLISHING EXPERIENCE

Etruscan Press, Intern, Spring 2019

AWARDS

2018 Winner of the Beverly Hiscox Scholarship for Excellence in Writing.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Alabama Writers’ Conclave (AWC)
Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)

UNPUBLISHED WORKS

Unpublished Novels
Working Title: Tell Me a Story: The Story of Roger and Barbie
Working Title: Honor and Awe: A Journey to Crestview
Working Title: Third Age Conspiracy

Work Currently being Reviewed by Agents
See No Evil, A Chelsea Jones Story

Current Writing Project
Hear No Evil, A Chelsea Jones Story

BLOGS

Rodswords, http://www.rodswords.com/


PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

Workshops in the Administration of Early Childhood Education, 2008-2011
Lecture series at Puerto Rico Bible College on Philosophy of Religious Education, 1999

ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES

Mount Mary College Graduate School, Milwaukee, WI
Incomplete M.S., 18 semester hours toward M.S. in Community Counseling

Pensacola Christian College Graduate School, Pensacola, FL
            Ph.D. in Biblical Studies
Dissertation: The Articulation of the Mind and Thinking in the Epistle to the Romans.

Temple Seminary, Chattanooga, TN
M.R.E. (Master of Religious Education) in School Administration
M.A.B.S. (Master of Arts in Biblical Studies)

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCES

Self-employed
Proprietor of AML Bookstore, 2010-present

Milwaukee Rescue Mission, Milwaukee, WI
LifeSkills Assistant Supervisor, 2003 to 2006
           
First Baptist Church of Fosterburg, Bethalto, IL
Senior Pastor, 1989 to 2002

Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, FL
            Painter, Radio Station, ABEKA Books Distribution Center, 1986-1989

Gethsemane Baptist Church, Marion, VA
            Youth Pastor, 1984-1986

Kroger, Chattanooga, TN
            Various positions, 1977-1984

EDUCATION Wilkes University, Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing, Wilkes Barre, PA M.F.A. in Creative Writing , 2019 L...