Finalist for Narrative Poetry Prize, 2017.
Poem chosen for inclusion in Best American Poetry 2017.
Winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize (Persea Books), 2017.
Finalist for Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, 2016.
Finalist for Backwaters Prize, 2016.
Winner of the Loraine Williams Poetry Prize (The Georgia Review), 2015.
Honorable Mention for Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize, 2015.
Manuscript named semi-finalist for Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Poetry Prize, 2015.
Poem chosen for inclusion in Best New Poets 2013.
Manuscript named runner-up for Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize, 2013.
Winner of the Iowa Review Award, 2011.
Winner of the Florida Review Editor’s Prize 2009 .
Semi-finalist for River Styx International Poetry Contest, 2013.
Finalist for Mississippi Review Award, 2012.
Honorable Mention for Salamander Fiction Prize, 2010.
Finalist for the Rita Dove Poetry Prize, 2011.
Finalist for Narrative Magazine’s Below 30 Award, 2009.
Honorable Mention for the Joy Harjo Poetry Prize, 2009.
Honorable Mention for the Oberon Poetry Prize 2009.