The Atlantic Student Writers’ Contest Finalist:
Names top five graduate student writers in America in creative nonfiction. Spring 2005.
Pushcart Prize Nominations:
Nominated in 2005, 2007, 2009 (twice), 2013, 2015 (twice), and 2016.
Fugue Nonfiction Literary Award Winner:
“What We Learned About Love We Learned from the Quarries.” Summer 2011.
San Juan National Forest, Artist-in-Residence
Served a week-long appointment as an artist-in-residence. Durango, CO. June 2011.
Plainsongs Award Poem Winner:
“Majestic Prayers of Bangor.” Spring 2009.