My short fiction has been published or is forthcoming 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. I was shortlisted in 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,, TimeOut,, and Washingtonian. I live in Alexandria, Virginia with my husband and our three children.