Awards & Seminars

  • Honorable Mention: short story, Harvey Swados Fiction Contest 
  • Semi-finalist: short story collection, Galileo Press
  • Finalist: short story collection, University of Iowa Press
  • Finalist: short story, New Letters Short Story Competition  
  • “Singled Out for High Praise”: short stories, Nelson Algren Short Story Competition
  • Finalist, short story: ABQ Bosque
  • Second Place, short story, The Ledge Poetry & Fiction Magazine
  • First Place, poem, Sandy Crimmins Prize in Poetry, Philadelphia Stories 
  • Finalist, poem, Joy Harjo Poetry Prize, Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts
  • Quarter-Finalist: poems, Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry, Nimrod 
  • Poetry Nomination, Pushcart Prize, 2018; Link to Award
  • Honorable Mention, Lorian Hemingway Short Fiction Contest, 2018
  • Quarter-Finalist Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, Spring 2019
  • Quarter-Finalist Katherine Anne Porter Fiction Prize, Spring 2019
  • Fiction Fellowship, SLS, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2019
  • Eight-Week Workshop on Prosody, Juried, David Koehn, Spring 2019
  • Northwestern University Writing Conference, Summer 2019
  • Elemental, short-story collection, Semi-Finalist in the Hidden River Press Eludia Award competition, 2019
  • “Father,” poem, Semi-Finalist,  TulipTree Publishing, Stories That Need To Be Told Anthology, 2019
  • 30/30 Participant, Tupelo Press, Juried, June 2020.
  • Poetry Manuscript Conference, Juried, Tupelo Press, July 2020.
  • SLS Fiction Workshop/Conference, Juried, Laurie Stone & Dawn Raffel, November 2020.
  • “Absolution,” Fiction Finalist, Yemassee, November 2020.
  • TWH Poetry Workshop/Conference, Juried, June 2021.

Zoom Readings:

November 2020: Fiction Reading for SLS Conference

April 2021: 30/30 Poetry Reading for Tupelo Press

June 2021: Poetry Reading with TWH

ONLINE Interview:

Splash, Haunted Waters Press, Winter 2021