Publications & Prizes
FELLOWSHIPS: Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing (2017); Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown (2016); Dickinson House (2016). PRIZES: Best of the Net (2017); Ploughshares Emerging Writer's Contest (2016); Southword Journal Gregory O'Donoghue International Poets Prize (2016); Nazim Hikmet Poetry Prize (2015); Academy of American Poets University Prize (2015). HONORS: Brunel International African Poetry Prize, Shortlist (2017); Third Coast Poetry Contest, Finalist (2017); Narrative Magazine 8th Annual Poetry Contest, Third Place (2016); Spoon River Poetry Review Editor's Prize, First Runner Up and Honorable Mention (2016); RHINO Founder's Prize, Finalist (2016); Bellevue Literary Review Marica and Jan Vilcek Prize for Poetry, Finalist (2016); The Georgia Review Loraine Williams Poetry Prize, Finalist (2016); Narrative Magazine 30 Below Contest, Second Place (2015); North American Review James Hearst Poetry Prize, Honorable Mention (2015); Nimrod International Poetry Journal Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, Second Place (2015). SCHOLARSHIPS: The Frost Place Conference on Poetry (2017); Tin House Writers' Workshop (2016); Quest Writer's Conference (2015); Raleigh Review Southern Recitations Workshop (2014). GRANTS: Barbara Deming Memorial Fund (2017).