Selected Awards & Honors

2020: Winner, Carousel (novel), International Book Awards – LGBTQ Fiction

2017: Finalist, “If I Have a Daughter” (poem), The Lascaux Prize in Poetry

2016: Winner, “Project Fumarase” (story), Pushcart Prize

2016: Finalist, “The Rag” (essay), Beecher’s Magazine Nonfiction Contest

2014: Finalist, Gentle (novel), Molly Ivors Prize for Fiction –Gorsky Press

2013: Winner, The Poor Children (stories), Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Awards Program for Fiction

2013: Finalist, The Poor Children (stories), international Scott Prize for a debut short story collection – Salt Publishing (UK)