awards, nominations, etc.

+ Short Story collection, As If You Had a Say, selected as Finalist in Black Lawrence Press' Hudson Prize, 2020

+ Best of the Net nomination, by Okay Donkey for Trees Like a Way Out, 2020


+ Best Small Fictions nomination, by F(r)iction for November 1993 (print only), 2020

+ Pushcart Prize nomination, by Whale Road Review for This is a Full-Rate-Telegram, 2019


+ Flash fiction piece, Hineni selected for inclusion in Best Small Fictions 2019 anthology. (Originally published in Longleaf Review)

+ Pushcart Prize nomination, Bodega Magazine, for Losing the House in D Minor, 2018/2019

+ Recipient of GAP award from Artist Trust, 2018

+ Winner of Pen Parentis Fellowship 2018/2019

+ Best Small Fictions nomination, Hypertrophic Lit, for A Man Who Helps the Neighbors, 2019


+ Runner-up in AWP's Kurt Brown Prize for Fiction, 2018

+ Finalist in SmokeLong Quarterly's Flash Fiction Contest, 2018

+ Best of the Net nomination, Midway Journal, for Sticker Book, 2018


+ Best of the Net nomination, Atlas + Alice, for Towels, 2018

+ Best of the Net nomination, The Sunlight Press, for Body of Friendship, or Another Piece on Love, 2018

+ Best of the Net nomination, jmww, for But it is Dark, 2018

+ Best of the Net nomination, *82 Review, for Some Sort of Apology, 2018


+ Runner-Up in Memoir Magazine's Guns & People Essay Contest, 2018


+ Pushcart Prize nomination, by *82 Review for Some Sort of Apology, 2018


+ Pushcart Prize nomination, by museum of americana for An American Shopping Cart, 2018


+ Best Small Fictions 2018 nomination, by 3Elements Review for When You Shower in Your Clothes, 2018

+ Nominated by *82 Review for Vestal Review's VERA Award for Some Sort of Apology, 2018

+ Tin House Winter Workshop, worked with Ramona Ausubel, 2018

+ Essay, "The Day I Told My Father to Shoot Himself" chosen as an editor's pick: All-Time Best Narratively Memoirs


+ Finalist in Gigantic Sequins' Flash Fiction Contest, 2017

+ Finalist in Sunlight Press's Summer Nonfiction Contest, 2017

+ Finalist in (b)oink's Flash Fiction Contest, 2017


+ Semi-finalist in American Short Fiction's Short(er) Contest, 2017 and 2018


+ Winner of Fiction Southeast Hell's Belles Short Fiction Prize, 2016 (for "For the Dachshund Enthusiast")


+ Featured on Boston Free Radio's Mr. Bear's Violet Hour Saloon, September 2016 | Listen here!


+ Tin House Summer Writer's Workshop, worked with Rebecca Makkai, 2016       


+ Winner of Writing x Writers Short Story Contest, 2016


+ Finalist in Glimmer Train's Very Short Fiction

Contest, Fall 2015


+ Pen Parentis Fellowship Honorable Mention, 2015/2016

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