Bio

My short fiction appears in Narrative Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Bayou Magazine, and New Ohio Review. I was a finalist in the 2019 Chicago Tribune Nelson Algren Literary Awards, the 2019 Salamander Fiction Contest, and the 2018-2019 James Knudsen Prize for Fiction, and a semi-finalist in the 2020 Halifax Ranch Fiction Prize. I was shortlisted in the 2019 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction and the 2019 Faulkner-Wisdom Competition for short fiction, and received an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train’s March/April 2016 Fiction Open. I’ve also written for Previously.tv, Points in Case, TimeOut, The-Blotter.com, and Washingtonian. I live in Alexandria, Virginia with my husband and our three children.