Publications & Awards


A New Day Has Come, book review of Radical Hope in The Miami Rail, June 2017

Fly,” fiction in Paper Darts, May 2017

Latina Love in the Deep South,” essay for On She Goes, May 2017

Writing As “Other” And Why You Have To Tell Your Stories,”essay for The MFA Years, January 2017

Write Like You’re Still A Kid,” essay for The MFA Years, January 2017

And Eat It Too,” micro nonfiction in The Rattling Wall & Pen Center USA’s post-election anthology, Only Light Can Do That, December 2016

The MFA, Money, & Diversity,”essay for The MFA Years, December 2016

The Ibis and the Storm,” nonfiction in Entropy, October 2016

Introduction, First Year Contributor essays from The MFA Years, 2016-17

Bystander,” fiction in Reservoir, August 2016

Second Time’s the Charm,” nonfiction online for PEN Center USA, July 2016

A Big Girl’s Guide to Love,” fiction in Word Riot, May 2016


Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation (VONA) Workshop, fiction fellow, University of Miami, 2016

Emerging Voices Fellowship, PEN Center USA, 2016

UCLA Extension Kirkwood Literary Prize Nomination, 2015