- Short Story “The Gray Horse” published in The Southern Review, Autumn 2017 Issue. (October 2017).
- Short Story “Found Objects” winner of an Algren Award (finalist) and published in the Chicago Tribune, Life & Style section. (June 10, 2017).
- Short Story “Loon Cove” published in The Louisville Review, Volume 80, and nominated for The Pushcart Prize. (Fall 2016).
- Short Story “The Last Vacation” published in The Worcester Review (Fall 2015).
- Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA) Literature Fellow in Fiction (2013-2014). A quote from the press release:
“Her fiction is notable for its refinement, compelling narrative, and convincing voice. As an emerging writer, she has shown great professionalism, productivity, and commitment. Her work shows great promise and represents Alabama well.”
- Hackney Literary Awards: Second place in the short story by an Alabama writer category (2013).
- Writer-in-Residence at the New York Mills Cultural Center in New York Mills, Minnesota. www.kulcher.org (March 2013).
- Writer-in-Residence at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts in Saratoga, Wyoming. www.brushcreekarts.com (February 2013).
- Short Story, “Patron Saints”, published in The Louisville Review, Volume 68. www.louisvillereview.org (Fall 2010).