awards & recognition

 
 
 

Frontier’s Exceptional Poetry from Around the Web Jan ’18 | Inclusion | 2018
Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize | Persea Press | Semi-finalist | 2018
Glass Poetry’s 2017 Recommended Reading List | Inclusion | 2017
Pushcart Prize | Nomination via Cleaver | 2017
Pushcart Prize | Nomination via Rabid Oak | 2017
Pushcart Prize | Nomination via independent reader | 2017
2017 Laux/Miller Poetry Prize | Raleigh Review | Finalist | 2017
Scholastic Arts & Writing Award | Recognition as Educator | 2017
Pushcart Prize | Nomination via Thrush | 2017

Best New Poets | Nomination via Sundog Lit | 2017
Sycamore & Ivy Poetry Contest | Fourth & Sycamore | Finalist | 2016
Pushcart Prize | Nomination via Sundog Lit | 2016
Driftless Poetry Contest | Devil’s Lake | Finalist |2016
Best of the Net | Nomination via Boiler Journal | 2016
Best New Poets | Nomination via Boiler Journal | 2016
NC State Poetry Competition | Finalist| 2016
James Wright Poetry Award | Mid-American Review | Semi-Finalist | 2016
Poetry Prize | Tinderbox | Semi-Finalist | 2015

 

Ralph W. Brauer Fellowship | University of North Carolina Wilmington|2015
Poetry Prize | Indiana Review | First Runner-Up | 2014
Best New Poets | Nomination via Raleigh Review | 2014
Kert Green Fellowship | University of North Carolina | 2013-2014
AWP Intro Journals Award | Nomination via UNCW | 2013
Grover Zinn Prize in Religious Studies | Oberlin College | 2013
Poets’ Scholarship | Oberlin College | 2013
Emma Howell Memorial Poetry Prize | Oberlin College|2012
Bonner Scholars’ Service & Learning Scholarship | Oberlin College | 2009-2013