Awards and Publications



Winner – Oregon Writers Colony 2018 Writing Competition, First Place Award Short Nonfiction, Oregon Writers Colony.

Runner Up – Big Sky, Short Prose: Flash Contest, Cutbank Literary Magazine.


Finalist Barry Lopez Creative Nonfiction Award, Cutthroat Journal of the Arts.

Finalist –  Proximity Magazine 2017 Essay Prize  The October prize issue is online at Proximity Magazine.

Winner – Creative Nonfiction Prize,  Silver Creek Writers Residency/Storyfort  “The Wild West Literary Contest.”



“Shiny Things I Found in the Gutter” creative nonfiction, July issue Tishman Review.

“A Posture of Grace” creative nonfiction short prose, Cutbank Literary Magazine spring issue #88.


“Sorting Skins” lyric prose, creative nonfiction, featured in the Fall issue of Watershed Review 

“Vagabond” an article about my search for writing spaces is included in the April, 2017, issue of Thoughtfuldog. Read it here.