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Literary Awards

  • Montana Prize in Fiction, 2009 – awarded by CutBank for short story “Rider”
  • Press 53 Open Awards, 2nd Place Short Fiction – awarded for short story “Kingdom Come”
  • Other Distinguished Mystery Stories, “Cajun Reeboks,” Best American Mystery Stories 2010
  • Finalist, 2012 Machigonne Fiction Contest, judged by Rick Bass and awarded by The New Guard
  • Finalist, 2014 Doris Betts Fiction Prize, sponsored by NC Writers’ Network and awarded by NC Literary Review
  • Finalist, 2014 Wabash Prize in Fiction, awarded by Sycamore Review
  • Other Distinguished Mystery Stories, “An Unkindness” Best American Mystery Stories 2014
  • 2015 Pushcart Nomination:  “Riverkeepers”
  • 2015 Pushcart Nomination:  “World without End”
  • Finalist, 2015 Rick DeMarinis Short Fiction Contest, awarded by Cutthroat and judged by Stuart Dybek
  • 2nd Place, 2016 Doris Betts Fiction Prize, sponsored by NC Writers’ Network and awarded by NC Literary Review
  • Finalist, Tenth Annual Danahy Fiction Prize, awarded by Tampa Review