Publications / Awards

Awards – Accolades

Nominated for Pushcart Prize, 2018

Runner-up, Barry Hannah Prize for Fiction, 2018
Yalobusha Review

Winner, Nancy D. Hargrove Editors’ Prize for Fiction, 2018
Jabberwock Review 

Community of Writers
Accepted with financial support, 2018

Honorable mention, Emerging Writers Contest, Jan/Feb 2018
Glimmer Train

Finalist, Lamar/York Prizes, 2017
The Chattahoochee Review

Nominated for Pushcart Prize, 2015

Honorable Mention
The Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest, 2015

Marg Chandler Fellowship, 2013 Retreat
A Room of Her Own

Graduate Assistantship, 2007-2010
MFA program in fiction, New Mexico State University

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
Residency grant, 2007

Publications – Fiction

Family Dollar
Ponder Review

Gladiator (print version forthcoming)
Rougarou

They Might Be Violent
New South (Micro series)

Aphrodite Reclining
Yalobusha Review

The Right Side of the Dash
Jabberwock Review

A Season for Burning
Ninth Letter (online edition)

The Balanced Side
Pembroke Magazine

Giving Way to ZZ Top
The Southampton Review

The Nice-to-Haves
Steel Toe Review

All Anyone Can Do
Gris-Gris Journal of Literature, Culture, and the Arts

Undercarriage
Swamp Lily Review

Jiffy
Deep South Magazine

Publications – Nonfiction

Seeing Buffalo (guest post)
Superstition Review – s [r] blog

Hope Chest (essay)
Superstition Review

History Set in Stone (essay)
Texas Co-op Power

The October Coast (essay)
Mobile Bay Monthly

Ghostwriter for a 40k memoir
Epic Bound Books

Review of The Border is Burning by Ito Romo
Concho River Review

Review of Walking Toward Solstice by Anca Vlasopolos
Concho River Review

Interview with Poet Roberto Tejada
Puerto del Sol