2022 Next Generation Indie Book Award, All the Leavings, winner for Memoir (Personal Struggle/Health Issues) and finalist for Women’s Literature (Nonfiction)

2018 Autumn House Press Nonfiction Prize, Finalist for my manuscript All the Leavings

Artist Residency, Playa, February 2018

Best American Essays 2015 Notable Essay distinction, “Crack My Heart Wide Open” (published in The Rumpus) selected by Robert Atwan, October 2015

Best of the Net (Sundress Publications) nomination, “Sojourns with Big Cats in Triptych,” Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine, September 2015

Pushcart Prize nomination, “Something to Do with Baldness,” Under the Gum Tree, December 2014

Third Prize Prime Number Magazine Award for Creative Nonfiction in association with Press 53, “Her Body, a Wilderness,” Judge: Ned Stuckey-French, 2014

Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, October 2013

Grant, Vermont Studio Center, October 2012

Herman Schmeling Award for Expository Writing, Southern Oregon University, 2009

Ed Versluis Memorial Contest, Fiction Honorable Mention, Southern Oregon University, 2007

Ed Versluis Memorial Contest, Nonfiction Winner, Southern Oregon University, 2006

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