Honors & Awards

Honors and Awards

For Fiction

  • Runner up for Crab Orchard Review’s Charles Johnson Fiction Award 2017
  • MFA of the Americas Scholar of Fiction, 2016-2018
  • John Woods Scholarship to Prague Summer Program 2012
  • Sullivan Endowment for Writing Award for Fiction 2012
  • Touchstone Award for Excellence in Fiction 2011 

For Poetry

  • The Academy of American Poets Prize 2010, 2011, 2012

For Drama

  • Sullivan Endowment for Writing Award for Drama 2012
  • Ann Taylor Gender Studies Award for Drama 2011, 2012

For Scholarship or Research

  • Sullivan Scholarship for Creative Writing 2010-2012
  • Mike Raymond Beyond the Classroom Grant 2011
  • The William E. Taylor Creative Writing Award 2011

For Teaching

  • Kiwanis Grant for Teaching, 2016

 

Conferences

  • AWP 2017
  • The Prague Summer Program 2012, John Woods Scholar of Fiction
  • The Sewanee Writer’s Conference 2011, Fiction Contributor
  • The Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference 2011, Poetry Contributor
  • The Florida Literary Arts Coalition’s Other Words Conference
    • 2012: Screenwriting
    • 2011: Poetry
    • 2010: Nonfiction