August 2018

My essay on crossword puzzles and growing up, “One Hundred Miles From Here,” was published on

July 2018

I am honored to be one of the four recipients of the 2018 Poets & Writers Amy Award for poetry. You can read my poem “September” on the Poets & Writers website.

My essay “A Free State” was chosen as a runner-up in Memoir Magazine‘s Guns and People essay contest.

May 2018

My short essay “Tell Me About My Boy” was published online for Consequence Magazine in conjunction with Memorial Day.

August 2017

I was the inaugural winner of the Irene Adler Prize, a scholarship for women writers decided by an essay contest.