Publications, Awards, & Grants

Publications – Fiction

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” (flash fiction)
Swamp Lily Review

Jiffy” (flash fiction)
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

Articles for The Crisis, Staten Island Advance, and DNR (Fairchild)
Blurbs for Food & Wine
Blurbs and short interviews for DNR

Awards & Grants

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

Finalist
Lamar/York Prizes, 2017
The Chattahoochee Review

Story “Giving Way to ZZ Top”
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
New Mexico State University

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
Residency Grant, 2007