Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer
Publications & Prizes
Eric Hoffer Award Category Finalist and Next Generation Indie Book Award Finalist 2022 for her collection of short stories, The Grief Eater. Memoir Magazine's 2022 Memoir Prize for Books Longlist for Find a Place for Me. Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net 2021 nominations for "Stepping Up," by Rat's Ass Review; Finalist for Best of the Net 2018 for the poem "Outside In," nominated by Nine Muses Poetry; Nominated by Constellate Journal for the 2018 Puschart Prize for the poem "Homesick." Received Honorable Mention in the Muskegon Art Museum's "Art Talks Back" contest (2019).
She was a a merit scholarship resident at Golden Apple Art Residency in Maine (2019) and a resident at the Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow in Arkansas (2018, 2019, 2021, 2022). She was also a poetry workshop participant at Antioch Writers' Workshop (2017) and one of 16 participants in the Donna Kaz Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference in Southampton, New York (2020).