Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer
Publications & Prizes
Realizing River City: A Memoir won the 2018 Book Excellence Award in the Memoir Category; Silver Medal in Nonfiction-Memoir from Readers' Favorite International Book Contest; Second Place-Nonfiction Book of the Year Awards from the Independent Author Network (IAN); "Outstanding Memoir" category from IAN; Finalist in the "First Book, Nonfiction" category from IAN.
Best American Essays notables in 2016 and 2018.Best of the Net nomination in 2017.
Pushcart Prize nomination in 2015.