Short Fiction

Narrative Magazine, “Seven Waves for Good Luck,” July 2013

The Chicago Tribune, “Host Mother,” July 2019

New Ohio Review, “Fourteen Meals,” June 2020

Bayou Magazine, “A Very Special Episode,” March 2021 (Issue 73)

CALYX, “Clarinet Lessons,” October 2021 (forthcoming in print 2022)

The Bridport Prize Anthology 2021, “The Hall of Human Origins,” October 2021

Juked, “Hacienda,” January 2022


Points in Case, I Am Your Bachelor, and I Am Also Running to Be Your Governor, March 1, 2021

The Belladonna, Notes App Apologies from Cancelled Historical Figures, April 8, 2021


2021 Margarita Donnelly Prize for Short Prose Winner (selected by Charlotte Watson Sherman), “Clarinet Lessons”

2021 Bridport Prize, Highly Commended, “The Hall of Human Origins”

2021 CRAFT Short Fiction Prize, Longlisted, “The Meat They Feed On”

2021 Crazyhorse Prizes Finalist (selected by Rumaan Alam), “Nojento”

2021 Fish Publishing Short Story Prize, Longlisted, “Nojento”

2021 Montana Prize in Fiction Finalist, “Hacienda”

2021 Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize Finalist, “My Great Hunger”

2020 American Short Fiction Halifax Ranch Fiction Prize Semifinalist, “Nojento”

2019 Salamander Fiction Contest Finalist, “Host Mother”

2019 Chicago Tribune Nelson Algren Literary Awards Finalist, “Host Mother”

2019 Faulkner-Wisdom Competition for short stories, Shortlisted, “Fourteen Meals”

2018 James Knudsen Prize for Fiction Finalist, “A Very Special Episode”

2016 Glimmer Train March/April Fiction Open Honorable Mention, “On the Road to the Volcano”

2013 Narrative Winter Story Contest, Second Prize, “Seven Waves for Good Luck”