Hasten the lettered shapes of your tongue . . . 

Finalist & Honorable Mention for Waiting for Rain, Two Sylvias 2016 Chapbook Contest

Florida Book Award Nominee, 2016

Field Guide for a Human, finalist in the 2015 Gambling the Aisle Chapbook Contest


Winner of of the 2015 Pioneer Prize for poetry collection: "According To The Gospel Of Haunted Women"

AWP Nominee 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

"Outstanding Poet" The University of Central Florida, 2012

"Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Achievement" from Anne Arundel College, for work in anthropology, 2009

Prism Review Prize recipient, 2015