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Full-length Works

Blood in the Asphalt: Prayers from the Highway

Eric Hoffer Book Award

Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize (2019) shortlisted

Montaigne Medal (2019) finalist



"7 Baby Jesuses"

Hotel Congress

100th Anniversary Poetry Contest (2018)


"Otherwise Intact

The Bridport Prize

Bridport Prize for Flash Fiction (2019) shortlisted


New Millennium Writings

New Millennium Award for Flash Fiction (2019) finalist


Southeast Missouri State University Press

Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Prize  (2019) shortlisted


"Plow in the Sky" 

National Flash Fiction Day

Micro Fiction Competition (2019) shortlisted


The Darling Axe

Flash Fiction Contest (2019) shortlisted

"A Kind God" 

Bath Flash Fiction Award

11th Bath Flash Fiction Award (2019) shortlisted

"Looking East from Heckethorn Road" 

"Still Your Mother's House" 


"The Wedding of the Junk Dealer's Daughter"

Pulp Literature

Hummingbird Flash Fiction Prize (2016) shortlisted

"One More Reason Not to Sleep With People You Don't Know Very Well"

The Tishman Review

October Reader's Favorite (2016)


"Dead Man's Lunch"

Northern Arizona's Playwriting Showcase (2013)


Blood in the Asphalt: Prayers from the Highway

Viola Award
Excellence in Storytelling (2019)

Narrow Chimney Reading Series (with James Jay)

Viola Award
Excellence in Storytelling (2015)