Press and News
"It’s World Book Day: Here Are Some of Our Favorite Books From Michigan Ross Alumni," Ross News Blog, April 2018
"To Raise a Child," 1st Gens Podcast, Season 2|Episode 4, March 2018
"Catching up with Patrice Gopo | 2006 Rasmuson Foundation Intern," Rasmuson Foundation, November 2017
"20 Awesome Christian Women to Follow on Social Media," iBelieve.com, January 2018
In June 2018, I will be one of the featured speakers at the God's Whisper Farm Writers' Retreat. I will be leading a workshop on writing personal essays, reading excerpts from my forthcoming essay collection, and participating in a discussion about publishing.
In January 2018, I taught the class, "Crafting the Personal Essay: Writing from Lived Experience," through CharlotteLit. What a fun day and a neat opportunity to help others learn how to tell their personal stories.
In November 2017, I had the opportunity to be part of Lenoir-Rhyne University's Visiting Writers Series. What a wonderful event and such a privilege to be part.
In August 2017, the NC Arts Council selected me as a 2017-2018 Artist Fellowship recipient. Read the announcement here and here. What an honor to be part of this amazing group of North Carolina prose and poetry writers, songwriters, and musical composers.
In December 2015, the Arts & Science Council (ASC) selected me as one of the 2016 Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG) recipients. I'm so grateful.