Fellowships, Honors, & Awards

  • 2018 Notable Selection, Best American Short Stories, “In Flux.”
  • 2018 Literary Death Match Winner. Boston. Ep. 16.
  • 2018 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Work-study Scholarship.
  • 2018 Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award, for “Chasing Carlos.”
  • 2017 Pushcart Prize nomination, Passages North, for “In Flux.”
  • 2017-2018 Wellspring House Fellowship Recipient.
  • 2017 Kimbilio Fiction Fellowship Recipient.
  • 2017 Ivan Gold Fellowship (The Writers’ Room of Boston) Recipient.
  • 2017 Somerville Arts Council Artist Fellowship Recipient.
  • 2016 Waasnode Fiction Prize Winner, for “In Flux.”
  • 2016 Editor’s Pick, Solstice Literary Magazine Summer Contest, for “Stripper Pants.”
  • 2016 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction (Colorado Review) Finalist.
  • 2014 Anderson Center Residency Fellowship Recipient (July).
  • 2014 Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship at Provincetown Semifinalist.
  • 2014 Gaius Charles Bolin Fellowship Finalist, Williams College.
  • 2014 AWP Intro to Journals Project Nominee, Fiction, University of Minnesota.
  • 2013 Pushcart nomination, Middle Gray Magazine, for “The Pickle.”
  • 2013 Gessell Award, Honorable Mention, Fiction, UMN.
  • 2013 CLA DOVE Dissertation Summer Research Fellowship Recipient, UMN.
  • 2012 CLA DOVE Summer Research Fellowship Recipient, UMN.
  • 2011-2012 Diversity of Views and Experiences Fellowship (DOVE) Recipient, UMN.
  • 2011 Community of Scholars Program Fellowship (COSP) Recipient, UMN.
  • 2010 Student Literary Awards Runner-Up in non-fiction, FIU.
  • 2009 Student Literary Awards Winner in poetry, FIU.
  • 2007 Student Literary Awards Runner-Up in poetry, FIU.
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