Awards & Recognition

"The Love Song of the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat"

​Finalist in the Ploughshares Emerging Writer's Contest, judged by Kirstin Valdez Quade 

Published in F(r)iction, Legacy Issue, April 2021

"Magnificat," "Carried," and "Bird Time"

Semi-Finalist in the American Short(er) Fiction Contest, judged by Susan Steinberg


First Runner-Up in Short Fiction for the Los Angeles Review Literary Awards, judged by Kristen Millares Young

"Names for Fireflies" and "Waters"

Finalists in the Black Warrior Review Flash Contest, judged by C Pam Zhang

"Waters" published in Fugue, March 2021

"Human Hearts"

Longlisted in the CRAFT Elements Contest: Conflict

Published in The Kenyon Review, May/June 2021 (excerpt and audio)

"Green Frog"

Named a Longform Fiction Pick of the Week

Published in Split Lip Magazine, August 2020