Southern Indiana Review: “Beam On” Spring 2019 Mary C. Mohr Award for Fiction, judged by Rebecca Makkai 

The RS500: #169: Bob Marley & the Wailers, “Exodus” (1977) (Novel Excerpt) December 2018

Flock: “The Water Cycle II” May 2017

The RS500: #262: Crosby, Stills & Nash, “Crosby, Stills & Nash” (1969) January 2017 

The RS500: #276: Parliament, “Mothership Connection” (1975) November 2016

Flock: “The Water Cycle” July 2016

The RS500: #345: Talking Heads, “Stop Making Sense” (1984) March 2016

The RS500: #381: The Beach Boys, “The Smile Sessions” (2011) October 2015

Hayden’s Ferry Review: “Staircases” March 2015

Indiana Review: “Sorry for Crashing Your Party and Possibly Killing Your Horse”, Winter 2014 (print)

Heavy Feather Review: “Both the Substance and the Evidence” Vol. 3, Issue 4, Vacancies

Joyland: “Chicken Necks” 2014 Joyland South

Swarm Quarterly: “Who Are You Supposed to Be?” Fall 2013

h o n o r s

Mary C. Mohr Award in Fiction, 2018

storySouth Million Writers Award notable story of 2014

Andrew James Purdy Prize for Short Fiction 2014

Reese Award, Goucher College’s “Writer of the Year” Award 2012

Kratz Center for Creative Writing Fellowship 2012                                                                 

Kratz Center for Creative Writing Fellowship 2011