Publications / Awards

Awards / Accolades

Story “The Right Side of the Dash”
Nominated for Pushcart Prize, 2018

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

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

Community of Writers at Squaw Valley
Accepted with financial support, 2018

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 in fiction, New Mexico State University

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts
Residency grant, 2007



“They Might Be Violent” (forthcoming)
New South

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” (flash fiction)
Swamp Lily Review

“Jiffy” (flash fiction)
Deep South Magazine


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