"The Prize"

The Texas Observer

October 2019


"Sleepy Things"


November 16, 2018

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Excerpt from "Six Beginnings for the End of the World"

Conflict of Interest Vol. III Nov. 2018

Read here.

"Animal Fires" 

Fairy Tale Review

The Translucent Issue

Winner of the 2016 Prose Contest

Nominated for 2018 Pushcart

"The Babymoon" 

Kenyon Review

Jan/Feb 2017

Runner-up for the 2016 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Prize

"The Box" 

Glimmer Train

Issue 96

Spring/Summer 2016

2nd Place-winner of Glimmer Train

Very Short Story Award

"Winter Counts" 

Versal Journal

Issue 11


"Animal Fires" - Nominated for 2018 Pushcart

"Old Firs" and "Ocelots"- Nominated for 2017 PEN/ Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers

"Animal Fires" - Winner of the 2016 Fairy Tale Review Fiction Contest judged by Kelly Link

"Six Beginnings for the End of the World" - Finalist in the 2016 Fairy Tale Review Fiction Contest judged by Kelly Link

"Vero" - Shortlisted for The Master's Review Volume 5 judged by Amy Hempel

"Plans" - Shortlisted for Fish Publications 2016

Flash Fiction Award

"The Babymoon" - 2nd Place winner of The Kenyon Review 2016 Short Fiction Contest

"Ocelots" - Honorable mention in Texas Observer's 2015 Short Story Contest

"The Box" - 2nd Place winner of Glimmer Train's February 2015 Very Short Story Contest


2012 Michener-Copernicus Society of America - Michener-Copernicus Fellowship - awarded to outstanding novel-in-progress, Dear Future

2012 Artist-in-Residence - Beth's Writers' House - Bartlett, New Hampshire

"A Collective Approach" - Finalist in Narrative Magazine's 2012 30-Below Contest