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United States Artists Fellowship nomination (2018)

Not That Bad: Dispatches From Rape Culture, Ed. Roxane Gay (Harper Collins, 2018)

  • NYT Best Seller

  • Google Play Editor’s Choice Award: Audiobooks Winner

  • Goodread’s Choice Awards 2018: Nonfiction Finalist

Book Scrolling: The Australian one of the “Best Fiction Books of 2017”

Largehearted Boy: The Australian named among “Favorite Novels of 2017”

Publishers Weekly: “Starred Review” for The Australian (2017)

NoveList: The Australian included in “Book Club Best Bets” (2017)

The Pushcart Prize XL: Best of the Small Presses, “Special Mention” for “An August in the Early 2000’s,” originally published in Wigleaf (2017)

Wassaic Artists Residency Fellowship (2016)

Wigleaf's Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions 2013 included “Anthem,” originally published in PANK (Judge: Danielle Evans)

Wigleaf's Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions 2013 longlist included “Guide to a Childhood Diversion,” originally published in Web Conjunctions, on longlist (Judge: Danielle Evans)

Longform Fiction featured “Mercy,” originally published in The Collagist (2012)

Wigleaf's Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions 2012 included “Greyhounds,” originally published in Web Conjunctions (Judge: Dan Chaon)

Wilton Moore Lockwood Prize, Bard College (2009)

Mary McCarthy Prize, Bard College (2008)