2017

MultiStages New Works Contest | Semi-Finalist
for GYNX

2014

Tessie K. Scharps Prize for an Essay on Friendship
for “Wednesday in the Park with a Friend”

2013

Hunter Goes Green Environmental Poetry Contest | Runner Up
for “The Day the Elephants Went Extinct”

2012

Olivetree Review Poetry Contest | 1st place
for “The Black Hole Speaks”

2011

Andrene Bonner Writing Award

Lisa See Snowflower and the Secret Fan Excellence in Writing Award

Rebecca Marie Aronson Writing Award
for “Hatred is a Circle”