Education and Awards

 

EDUCATION

Syracuse University Creative Writing ProgramSyracuse, NY
MFA Candidate in Fiction, Class of 2020

Williams CollegeWilliamstown, MA
B.A. in English with Highest Honors, Class of 2017
Magna Cum Laude
Class of 1960 Scholar, Class of 2017 Class Poet

Exeter College, Oxford UniversityOxford, UK
Williams-Exeter Programme 2015-2016

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

The Masters Review Spring 2018 Flash Fiction Contest Winner (September 2018)
• Awarded first prize for “Ebenezer, Ebenezer” (November 2018)

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown – Hatty Fitts Walker Scholarship (June 2018)
• Participated in Wendy C. Ortiz’s multi-genre workshop “Altered States”

Finalist for The Edit Newsletter, New York Times (Summer 2018)
• Application chosen as a finalist out of 20,000 submissions

Shortlist for 2018 DISQUIET Prize (March 2018)

Hubbard Hutchinson Class of 1917 Memorial Fellowship (June 2017)
• Awarded by Williams College to recognize excellence in writing
• Funding and fellowship awarded to a graduating senior pursuing a career in the arts

Henry Rutgers Conger Memorial Literary Prize (June 2017)
• Awarded by Williams College to recognize “best piece of non-fictional prose, fiction or poetry written by a student and published in a campus newspaper or magazine in the spring”

Robert G. Wilmers, Jr. 1990 Memorial Fellowship (Summer 2016)
• Summer fellowship awarded to a student pursuing research in a country outside the United States
• Conducted ethnographic research, interviewed professional Icelandic authors and publishers
• Contributing writer for The Reykjavík Grapevine, a weekly Iceland-based English-language periodical