Publications & Prizes
2019 Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award for "Losing Francis: Essays on the Wars at Home." Best American Essays 2015 Notable Essay: "Leavenworth," in Rathalla Review Anthology. First Place: Memoir Category, Kansas Authors Club, 2012. Second Place: Short Fiction, Kansas Writers Association, 2013. Honorable Mention in Poetry: Winfield Arts and Humanities Council, 2015. Pushcart Prize nominations in nonfiction for "Leavenworth," Rathalla Review, 2012, and "Rust on the Hillsides," Emrys Journal, 2015.