Anthologies:All About Skin: Short Fiction by Women of Color
(University of Wisconsin Press, 2014), American Fiction: Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers
(New Rivers Press, 2012), 2010 Robert Olen Butler Fiction Prize Stories
(Del Sol Press, 2011), Woman's Work
(GirlChild Press, 2010), Best New Writing 2010
(Hopewell Publications, 2009), X-24: Unclassified
(Flipped eye, 2007), Baby Remember My Name
(Carroll & Graf, 2006)
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Hambidge Center, 2013.
Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Alan Collins Scholarship, 2012.
Center For Fiction Emerging Writer Fellowship, 2011.
Yaddo Colony Fiction Residency, 2010.
Hedgebrook Retreat Fiction Residency, 2010.
Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Waiter/Work-Study Scholarship 2010.
Charles Johnson Fiction Award, 2008.
American Short Fiction Short Story Contest (Second Place Winner), 2010.
Gulf Coast Fiction Contest (Finalist), 2010.
Robert Olen Butler Fiction Prize (Finalist), 2010.
Eric Hoffer Prose Award (Shortlist Finalist), 2009.
Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers (Finalist), 2009.
Downtown Urban Theatre Festival (Finalist), 2009.
Sol Books Prose Series (Finalist), 2009.
Story of the Month, Philadelphia Stories online, January, 2008.
William Gunn Fiction Award, 2005.
Smith-Shonubi Scholarship in Fiction, NY State Summer Writers' Institute, 2005.
Temple University Future Faculty Fellowship for Fiction, 2004-5.
James Baldwin Memorial Playwriting Award, 2001.