Awards & Recognition

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

Nominated for the Pushcart Prize

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

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

"Mantis"

Nominated for the Pushcart Prize

Published in Wigleaf, February 2021

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

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

"Commute"

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