Honors and Awards

Pushcart Prize Nomination for “Postpartum is a Staring Contest by Quarterly West (November 2022)

Best of the Net nomination for “Born Again” by Midway Journal (2019)

Finalist for Riddled With Arrows’ Ars Poetica Prize (September 2018)

Pushcart Prize nomination for “Coming of Age in Idaho” by Crack the Spine (November 2017)

Finalist for Nimrod Journal’s Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry (2016)

Second place National Lentil Festival’s short fiction contest 2016

Pushcart Prize nomination for “Talisman” by Sleet Magazine (November 2015)

nonfiction manuscript Insomnia Veritas named a semi-finalist in Rose Metal Press‘ annual short-short chapbook competition 2015

“shucking corn–” haiku selected for The Red Moon Anthology 2013

“mid-dream–” haiku won the 2012 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Sakura Award

“driving home” haiku won the 2011 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Sakura Award

It’s Not Easy Being Jesus fiction manuscript received The Jovanovich Award For Imaginative Writing