Publications & Prizes
2018: Amiri Baraka Scholarship, Naropa University. Nominee, Best of the Net. Nuestras Voces Playwriting Award. 2016: Winner, The Poetry Society of America's Norma Farber First Book Award. Winner, The Caribbean Writer's Cecile De Jongh Poetry Prize. 2015: Winner, Ahsahta Press Sawtooth Poetry Prize, Pushcart Prize Nominee. 2014:New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry. Pushcart Prize Nominee. Finalist, Beatrice Hawley Award. Finalist, Andres Montoya Poetry Prize. Poet's House Emerging Poets Fellowship. 2011: Winner of the Metlife Nuestras Voces Playwriting Award. 2009: Winner, Alamo Theater Arts Council award for Best Director, Finalist for the Metlife Nuestras Voces Playwriting Award. 2008: The City of San Antonio's November Artist of the Month. 2007: Finalist for the Artist Foundation Literary Arts Prize. 2005: Finalist for the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize.