Publications & Awards

BOA Editions • Forthcoming in March 2019 Short story collection The Rapture Index, winner of BOA’s 7th annual Short Fiction Prize

Mississippi Review • Forthcoming in June 2019 Short story “The Holy Shiver”

Ploughshares blog • February 17, 2019 Critical essay “The Tent Moment”

Gulf Coast • Spring 2017 Short story “Fall From Grace,” honorable mention in the 2016 Barthelme Contest 

The Normal School • Spring 2017 Short story “Adventures in Wildlife” 

The Masters’ Review • Fall 2016 online Short story “The First Location,” third place in the 2016 Emerging Writers Contest 


Orison Books Anthology • 2016 Short story “Permutations of A” reprinted in the inaugural anthology 

The Pinch • Spring 2016 Short story “Happy You’re Here,” chosen as the winner of The Pinch’s 2016 Literary Awards

Crazyhorse • Winter 2015 Short story “Permutations of A” 

The Collagist • September 2014 Short story “3D Printing: A Love Story” 

TriQuarterly • Summer/Fall 2014  Short story “Apocalypso” 

The Literary Review • Winter 2013 Short story “Dog Story” 

Indiana Review • Fall 2012 Short story “A Suburban Bestiary” 

The Literary Review • Winter 2011 Short story “Narrow Salvation” 

Matter journal • 2011Short story “Hummingbird Attack,” winner of the 2011 Matter Journal Award for Fiction

The Grove Review • Fall 2010 • Short story “Breaking Glass”

Redivider • Spring 2010 Short story “The Rapture Index” 

NPR  July 2009 Short story “Not That I Care,” winner of NPR’s first Three-Minute Fiction Contest, chosen by James Wood

Pear Noir! • January 2009 • Short story “A Body Could Apart”

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The Anderson Center • May 2018 Writing residency

Chautauqua Institution • June-August 2018 Doctoral Fellow at Literary Arts

Sewanee Writers’ Conference • July 2018Scholar

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts • July 2016 Writing residency

I-Park • May 2015 Writing residency

Ucross Foundation for the Arts • February 2013 Writing residency

Millay Colony for the Arts • October 2011 Writing residency

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference • 2011 Work Study Scholar