Poet, Fiction Writer
Publications & Prizes
Finalist, Machigonne Prize for Fiction, 2019. Semi-Finalist, the Hecht Prize (Waywiser) 2019. Finalist, Trio House Louise Bogan Prize, 2018. Honorable Mention, Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, Nimrod, 2018. Semi-Finalist, The New American Poetry Prize, 2018. Awarded The Fischer Prize for Poetry, 2017. Finalist, CPR Editor's Prize book Award, 2017. Finalist, Spacks Poetry Prize, Gunpowder Press, 2016. Finalist, Knudson Fiction Contest, Bayou Magazine, 2016. Awarded The Orlando Prize for Short Fiction, 2015. Awarded The Pocataligo Prize for Poetry, Yemassee, 2015. Finalist, The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Poetry Prize, 2014. Nominated for the Pushcart Prize, 2012 and 2013. Finalist for The Bettie Sellers Prize, 2014 . Runner-up for The Pocataligo Prize, Yemassee, 2012. Finalist for The Crab Creek Review Prize for Poetry, 2012. Awarded The Parnell Poetry Prize, Compass Rose, 2011. Awarded Third Prize, The Muriel Bailey Poetry Prize, The Comstock Review, 2011. Finalist, The Muriel Bailey Poetry Prize, The Comstock Review, 2011. Awarded The Parnell Poetry Prize, Compass Rose, 2010. Awarded Third Prize, The War Poetry Prize, Winning Writers, 2010. Awarded The Franklin Cristophe Prize for Poetry, 2008. Awarded Third Prize, The 46’er Prize, Adirondack Review, 2008. Awarded The Competition for a Prose Poem and Flash Fiction, Lunch Hour Stories, 2008. Finalist, The Competition for a Prose Poem and Flash Fiction, Lunch Hour Stories, 2007.