Kundiman Fellow (July 2022)

Steinbeck Fellow (April 2021)

2020-2021 Luce Scholar (February 2020)

2019 P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans (April 2019)

Hubbard Hutchinson Class of 1917 Memorial Fellowship (June 2017)

Robert G. Wilmers, Jr. 1990 Memorial Fellowship (Summer 2016)
• Conducted ethnographic research, interviewed professional Icelandic authors and publishers
• Contributing writer for The Reykjavík Grapevine, a weekly Iceland-based English-language periodical


2020 Shirley Jackson Prize in Fiction, Syracuse University (April 2020)

2019 Best of the Net Nominee (October 2019)
•  Nominated by Underblong for “Jenny, Choking on her Family Tree”

2019 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Syracuse University (April 2019)

2018 Honeysuckle Press Chapbook Contest Finalist (December 2018)

2018 Pushcart Prize Nominee (December 2018)
•  Nominated by Nat. Brut for “Terminal”

2019 Best Small Fictions Anthology Nominee (December 2018)
•  Nominated by The Masters Review for “Ebenezer, Ebenezer”

Black Warrior Review 2018 Flash Prose Contest Finalist (October 2018)

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

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

The Edit Newsletter – Columnist Selection Finalist, New York Times (Summer 2018)

2018 DISQUIET Prize Shortlist (March 2018)

Henry Rutgers Conger Memorial Literary Prize (June 2017)


University of Southern California – Los Angeles, CA
PhD Student in Creative Writing and Literature (Fiction)

Syracuse University Creative Writing ProgramSyracuse, NY
MFA in Creative Writing (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