Publications & Prizes
- Honorable mention, The Common Review’s Short Story Prize 2010 (“Bangalore”).
- Winner (Production and Design), 2010 CPA Book Awards (Editor, A Planet of Grace).
- Semi-Finalist, 2008 Faulkner-Wisdom Creative Writing Competition (Green Gospel).
- Winner (Production and Design), 2008 CPA Book Awards (Editor, Portraits of Grace).
- Finalist (Award in the Novel), 2007 DANA Awards (Green Gospel).
- Merit Award (Culture), 2007 MIPA Midwest Book Awards (Editor, A Recipe for Hope).
- Finalist, Glimmer Train’s Very Short Fiction Award Contest 2005 (“No Wake Zone”).
- Nominated, Best New American Voices Anthology 2006.
- Winner, Chicago Public Radio’s Stories on Stage Short Story Competition 2005 (“Bluster and Balderdash”).
- Finalist, 2005 Yahoo! Fantasy Baseball Front Office Promotion Essay.
- Winner, OCTELA Short Story Award, 1992.
- Profiled in Continuum Magazine, BridgeOnline, and on Northwestern and UW-Madison websites