RECENT AWARDS

2017
Finalist, Narrative Fall Story Contest, for "Stormwrangler III

2016
Bertha Morton Scholarship, University of Montana.  $3,000. Most prestigious graduate scholarship. 
Research and Creative Scholarship Fund, University of Montana. Summer funding to attend Tin House workshop.
 

2015
Truman Capote Fellowship, University of Montana. Awarded tuition + $20,000 stipend per year for MFA. 
Pushcart Prize nomination for "Crickets: a love song in six parts" (DIAGRAM) 

2014
Winner, DIAGRAM Essay Contest, for "Crickets: a love song in six parts." $1,000 and publication. Judge: Ander Monson.
Winner, Slippery Elm Poetry Contest, for "Second Person." $1,000 and publication.

2013
Winner, The Gene and Etta Silverman Family Award for Poetry, University of Southern California. Awarded $2,000. 

Earlier
University of Southern California Trustee Scholarship. Awarded tuition and stipend for all 4 years of undergrad.