KUDOS

Pushcart Prize Nomination: “The Entertainer,” 2019

Pushcart Prize Nomination: “The Pupil,” 2019

Editor's Choice, The Gateway Review: "Big Bad," Volume 4, Issue 2, 2018.

Pushcart Prize Nomination: "Daddy-o," 2018

PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers Nomination: "Daddy-o," 2018

Glimmer Train, Honorable Mention: "The Nest," Summer Fiction Open, 2017

Bloomberg Review, Ritholtz's 10 Weekend Reads: The Evolution Of A Generation, June 21, 2014

Book Riot, The List List #107: 9 Indispensable Books For College Grads, May 24, 2014

Pocket Hits Best of 2013, Top Hits From Salon: Generation X's Journey From Jaded To Sated, 2013

Les Inrocks, Miley Cyrus, Steubenville et #SlaneSlut: le "slut shaming", c'est quoi?, September 15, 2013

RogerEbert.com, Matt Zoller Seitz: Thumbnails 9/10/2013: The Slutshaming Trend: An Open Letter, September 10, 2013

The Daily Circuit, Minnesota Public Radio: 3 Songs To Start Your Parental Uprising, March 11, 2013

The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning's Short Stories Only! Contest, Finalist: "Octopus," 2003

The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning's Short Stories Only! Contest, Runner-Up: "With the Flood," 2001

Senior Fellowship in Creative Writing: "Factual Fiction of the Northern and Southern United States," Hamilton College, 1994-1995

Rose B. Tager Prize for Fiction, Hamilton College, 1995

Thomas E. Meehan Prize for Best Junior Class Writer, Hamilton College, 1994