2015 New Apple Award for short story fiction (Poor Advice and Other Stories).
2016 New York Book Festival Award for fiction (Poor Advice and Other Stories).
Library Journal Self-e Select (Poor Advice and Other Stories)
Second Place: storySouth Million Writers Award (2013) for "Hands", published by Waccamaw Journal.
Nominee: 2011 storySouth Million Writers Award Nominee ("Poor Advice", published by Stirring)
Nominee: 2016 storySouth Million Writers Award ("The Over-Thirty League", published by Rappahannock Review).
Finalist--Jim Palmer Baseball Writing Prize (2013).