• Writing Resident, The Rensing Center, June 2014
  • Short-listed for 2014  Serena McDonald Kennedy Award, Snake Nation Press for novella Mama & the Hungry Hole
  • Scholarship to San Miguel Writers’ Conference in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 2014
  • Runner-up (top 20) for Mainstream/Literary Novel, 2013 SouthWest Writers Annual Contest for novella Mama & the Hungry Hole
  • Best of Flash Fiction Blog, San Antonio Current, October 2012
  • Writing Resident and grant recipient, The Vermont Studio Center, April 2012