Honors & Awards

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2019    Poem “Golden Shovel Full of Darkness, Southern Flowers, and Moondust,” semi-finalist in Tinderbox’s Brett Elizabeth Jenkins Poetry Prize

2019    Poem “Vermont” received honorable mention in the Slate Roof Press Broadside Contest

2019    Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize, semifinalist for poetry manuscript Stores of Honey.Time Machines.Amber.

2018    The Ohio State University Press/The Journal Wheeler Prize for Poetry, semifinalist for poetry manuscript Uncertain Acrobats

2018    Codhill Poetry Award quarterfinalist for poetry manuscript Uncertain Acrobats

2018    Finalist in the Joy Harjo Poetry Contest through Cutthroat, a Journal of the Arts for poem “Goldilocks”

2018    Two Sylvias Press Chapbook Prize, finalist for poetry manuscript Stores of Honey.Time Machines.Amber.

2018    Hillary Gravendyk Prize, first runner up (national) for poetry manuscript Uncertain Acrobats

2018    Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize, semifinalist for poetry manuscript Uncertain Acrobats

2018    ILA Rita Dove Award in Poetry, finalist for poem “Unearthing and Burying My Old Friend with a Golden Shovel”

2018    Fish Poetry Prize, long-listed for poem “Echolocation”

2017    Nominated for a Pushcart Prize for poem “Malum,” published in Mom Egg Review

2017    Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award, semifinalist for poetry manuscript Uncertain Acrobats

2017    The Word Works Washington Prize, semifinalist for poetry manuscript Uncertain Acrobats

2016    Sundress Publications Open Reading Period, semifinalist for collaborative manuscript How the Letters Invent Us, written in conversation with Elizabeth Paul

2016    Naugatuck River Review’s Narrative Poetry Contest, semifinalist for poem “What I Remember About Heidi”

2016    Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award, semifinalist for poetry manuscript Uncertain Acrobats

2016    Yemassee Poetry Prize, runner-up for poem “Seneca Deer”

2015    Poem “Alita Darcy” selected as one of 12 poems to accompany juried art exhibition with the theme “Motion-Emotion” and featured at Northampton Arts Council Biennial Poetry Reading

2015    Fish Poetry Prize, long-listed for poem “Book of Changes”

2014    Hedgerow Books, honorable mention for poetry manuscript Say the Marsh

2014    Poem “Alita Darcy” featured on “Poetry à la Carte” radio program

2014    Naugatuck River Review’s Narrative Poetry Contest, semifinalist for poem “Kimona”

2013    Fish Poetry Prize, long-listed for poem “Without You, I’m an Out-of-Work Engineer”

2013    Connecticut Poetry Award, honorable mention for poem “Winslow’s Women of Cullercoats”

2013    Women’s National Book Association Poetry Award, first place for poem “Late October Light”

2009    Paradise Poetry Prize, honorable mention for poem “Modest Joy”

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