Books:We Deserve the Gods We Ask For
(Gival Press, 2014), Mormon Boy
(Elixir Press, 2012), Mormon Boy
(Elixir Press, 2012), Nature and Human Values
(Hayden Book Company, 2011)
(University of Iowa Press, 2002), American Diaspora
(University of Iowa Press, 2001)
Winner, Eric Hoffer Book Award
Winner, Gival Press Poetry Prize.
Winner, Bevel Summers Fiction Prize, 2013--Shenandoah.
Tennessee Williams Fiction Scholarship, Sewanee Writers' Conference, 2014.
Pushcart Prize Nominee, Iowa Review, 2014.
Winner, Literal Latte Fiction Award, 2013.
Honorable Mention, Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Prize.
Finalist, 2013 Colorado Book Award.
Pushcart Prize Nominee, 2012.
Elixir Press Editor's Poetry Prize 2010.
Nominated for Pushcart Prize 2010.
Bread Loaf Writer's Conference Scholar 2011.