Publications & Prizes
2022: “At Motel 6 the Night Deedee Died” featured in Verse Daily. “Second Gratitude” chosen as Poem of the Week and #1 on “Most Read” list for Narrative Magazine The Unexploded Ordnance Bin, Runner up for the Poetry By the Sea book prize.The Unexploded Ordnance Bin, finalist for the Julie Suk book prize.Poetry By the Sea Book Award, Second Place.
2020: Pablo Neruda Award (Nimrod Journal) for "Blackout" and "Sit with Me," chosen by Kaveh Akbar
2019: Hedgebrook Fellowship, Lascaux Review Flash Fiction prize.
2017-19 Marin County Poet Laureate
2018: CP Cavafy Prize (Poetry International), 2018 Swan Scythe Press Chapbook Award
2015: Press 53 Award for Poetry, James Hearst Poetry Prize (Jane Hirshfield judged), American Literary Review Fiction prize(Garth Greenwell judged), Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from Sewanee Writer’s Conference, MacDowell Colony Fellowship
2014: Dartmouth Poet in Residence at The Frost Place, Constance Rook CNF Prize (Malahat Review).
2013: Inductee, Blair County Arts Foundation for Literary Arts.
2010: God, Seed, Foreword Book of the Year Award and Mass Book Award finalist. All That Gorgeous Pitiless Song, Many Mountains Moving Prize, Finalist for the Paterson Prize, and nominated for the Poet’s Prize.
2009: Dark Card, Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize.
2008: Mom’s Canoe, Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize.