Awards

2012

  • First Place, Serena McDonald Kennedy Award (Short Story Collection), Snake Nation Press
  • Finalist, Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, University of Georgia Press
  • Finalist, G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, BkMk Press
  • Honorable Mention, Alexander Patterson Cappon Prize for Fiction, New Letters
  • Second Runner Up, The Pinch Literary Awards in Fiction
  • Finalist, 2012 Salamander Fiction Contest
  • Shortlist, 2012 H.E. Francis Short Story Contest, University of Alabama

2011

  • First Place, 2011 Arts & Letters Prize for Fiction
  • Second Place, The Writers’ Workshop of Asheville, NC, Meet the Authors Contest
  • Second Place, 12th Annual Oregon Quarterly Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest
  • Honorable Mention, 2011 Winter Fiction Contest, Phoebe
  • Honorable Mention, 2011 Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award, Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts
  • Finalist, Annual Prose Contest, Fugue
  • Finalist, 2011 National Writing Contest in Fiction, Alligator Juniper
  • Shortlist, The 2011 RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest

2010

  • Honorable Mention, 2010 Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition
  • Honorable Mention, 2010 Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award, Cutthroat, A Journal of the Arts
  • Finalist, 2010 David Nathan Meyerson Fiction Prize, Southwest Review
  • Shortlist, 2010 Faulkner-Wisdom Competition, Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society