Publications & Awards


“Fat Girl Cries Herself To Sleep At Night (a graphic comedy),” essay for Longreads, forthcoming August 2018

June 21st Dispatch,” one of the featured essays for Essay Daily, June 2018

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

Fly,” fiction for Paper Darts, May 2017

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

Second Time’s the Charm, essay on rejection for The MFA Years, February 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 for 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 for Entropy, October 2016

First Year Contributor Introduction, essay for The MFA Years, 2016-17

Bystander,” fiction for Reservoir, August 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