Bread Loaf Writers' Conference
Katharine Bakeless Nason Fellow in Nonfiction, 2018
Minnesota State Arts Board Award: 2017: $10,000
Granted to support the completion of my new manuscript A Map To Now
Outstanding Faculty Award
Hamline University Creative Writing Programs.
For "Eating the Dead: A Guided Tour," published in River Teeth Journal, 2016
Pen/Diamonstein-Spielvogel award for The Art of The Essay, 2015
Finalist for Limber
Great Lakes Colleges Association Best New Writer Award, 2015
Winner for Limber.
Best American Essay 2013
Notable mention for "Rot," published in The Gettysburg Review, 2013.
Iowa Arts Fellow