Recognition 2017-04-13T15:33:13+00:00

2016 Winner
Best New Fiction in both General Fiction & Literary Fiction, Best Book Awards

2016 Winner
Etchings Press Whirling Prize, University of Indianapolis

2015 Finalist
Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize from Persea Books

2014 Winner
Iowa Review Poetry Award, judge Robyn Schiff

2014 Finalist
Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry from Sarabande Books, judge Henri Cole

2012 Finalist
Tupelo Dorset Prize (Poetry), judge Kimiko Hahn

2011 Commendation
Poetry Society National Competition, London

2011 Finalist
Tupelo Press Snowbound Chapbook Award

2011 Winner
Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award from Mid-American Review

2010 Winner
Shorty Award for twitter microblog @BettyDraper

2009 Winner
Hive Award for Best Advertising Blog

2009 Finalist
Shorty Award for Entertainment

2009 Team Finalist
SAMMY (Social Media) Award for Best Twitter Branding Campaign

2008 Finalist
Gival Press Poetry Award

2006 Winner
Mid-American Review’s Literary Fineline Competition and nominated for Pushcart Prize