Awards/Honors

• 1st Place, 2009 Boston Review Fiction Contest
judge: Chang-rae Lee       editor:  Junot Diaz

• 3rd Place, 2009 Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Awards
judge: Pagan Kennedy

• Finalist, 2010 Glimmertrain Very Short Fiction Contest

• Finalist, 2010 Glimmertrain Fiction Open

• Finalist, 2010 Katherine Anne Porter Prize

• Finalist, 2010 Glimmertrain Family Matters

• Finalist, 2011 Chariton Review Short Fiction Prize
judge:  Bonnie Jo Campbell

• Finalist, 2012 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction

• Finalist, 2011 Salamander Fiction Contest
judge:  Jim Shepard

• Finalist, 2011 Glimmertrain Fiction Open

• Finalist, 2012 Copper Nickel Fiction Contest

• Finalist, 2013 Glimmertrain Very Short Fiction Award

• Nominee, 2014 Pushcart Prize

• Finalist, 2014 Arcadia Magazine Short Story Contest