Awards and Recognition

  • My forthcoming memoir, Blood (Jaded Ibis Press, 2022), was long-listed for the 2020 Dzanc Diverse Voices Book Prize and the 2019 Tarpaulin Sky Book Awards, a semi-finalist for the 2019 Penelope Niven Award in Creative Nonfiction (excerpted), and a finalist for the University of New Orleans 2017 Press Lab Award.
  • "A Villanelle By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet" (aka the world's first prose villanelle) was selected as the Arts & Letters Unclassifiable Contest winner by Michael Martone, and published in Spring 2019, Issue 38.


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