Contests & Awards

+ 2018 Peseroff Poetry Prize, finalist for “Renée’s Kettle”

+ 2018 Best of Net Nominee for “Business in the City” via Passages North

+ 2018 Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest, quarter-finalist for “Crave”

+ 2018 BlueCat Screenplay Competition, semi-finalist for “Crave”

+ 2018 Dr. Carolyn P. Handa Teaching Award Recipient via University of Alabama

2018 University of Alabama Creative Writing Contest, honorable mention for“The Minority Fellowship Factory”


Fellowships & Scholarships

+ Ronald E. McNair Graduate FellowshipUniversity of Alabama 2018

+ Ronald E. McNair Graduate FellowshipUniversity of Alabama, 2017

+ Ronald E. McNair Graduate FellowshipUniversity of Alabama, 2016

+ Dr. Bob Davis Endowed ScholarshipUniversity of Central Florida, 2015 


Residency

+ Writer-in-residence, The Mastheads (2018).