Helene Wurlitzer Foundation Literary Artist Residency, Taos, NM (2018).
My novel "One Last Beautiful Thing" was a finalist for the South Carolina Novel Competition awarded by the South Carolina Arts Commission in 2018.
The first chapter of "One Last Beautiful Thing" was a semi-finalist for the Novel First Ten Pages writing contest, awarded by the Idaho Writers Guild in 2016.
The film "Reagan in Kabul," based on the short story by the same name, won Best Film, Best Editing, Best Cinematography and Audience Favorite at the Expecting Goodness Short Film Festival in Spartanburg, SC (March 23, 2013).
The short story "Reagan in Kabul," was chosen as one of the entries for the Expecting Goodness Short Film Festival (October, 2012).
The short story "A Note to Lucy Grealy" won the 2012 Linda Julian Award for the Essay.
South Carolina Arts Commission Fiction Project Winner (2011).
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