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Awards and Recognition



"Happiness Index" and "Regret" in POETRY Magazine 

"Most Human" in Sixth Finch

"Zeitun" in Southern Humanities Review

"Blockade," "Phantom Babies," "Walnut Jam," and "Water" in Nimrod International Journal

"Blue Light" forthcoming in North Carolina Literary Review

"Translating my Great-Grandfather's Poems" 

 in The Georgia Review

"For Years I Was Afraid to Go Home" 

in The Atlanta Review

"The Visitor" in The Atlanta Review


"The Gift" "The Journalist" "The Harbor" 

in The Los Angeles Review

"Preserved Lemons" in Willow Springs

"Cobalt" and "Salt" in Poetry Northwest

"Vacation Boyfriend" in Raleigh Review

"On Occupation" in Asheville Poetry Review. 

Micro Fiction 

"What Fits Inside" in The Offing


"On Shrapnel Maps by Philip Metres" in The Kenyon Review Online

Honorable Mention in the North Caroline Literary Review 2023 Applewhite Poetry Contest

Finalist for the 2023 Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry

First Place in the 2021 Atlanta Review International Poetry Prize

Second place in the 2020 William Matthews Poetry Prize

First place in the 2020 North Carolina State Poetry Prize


Finalist for the 2019 Cutthroat Magazine Joy Harjo Award


Finalist for the 2019 North Carolina State Poetry Prize 

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