Fiction Chapbooks:
  • Heard Around Town (fiction chapbook, by Arcadia Magazine, July 2015) (contact author for a copy!)
  • Dry Dock (fiction chapbook, Red Bird Chapbooks, 2015) Order here
Forthcoming Publications:
Recent Publications:

Awards and Near-Hits:

  • Editor’s Choice Award, 2019 “The Ghost Rider” for Carve Magazine’s, Raymond Carver short story contest
  • Best of Small Fictions 2018 for “Lost & Found” in Meniscus
  • Pushcart Nomination 2019 for “The Night Mare” in Vestal Review
  • Finalist and semi-finalist, Moon City Review short story collection prize, for Cadence and Other Stories, 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Heard Around Town (winner of the 2014 Arcadia fiction chapbook contest, July 2015)
  • New American Press, finalist, Cadence and Other Stories, 2015.
  • Carolina Wren Press, Doris Bakin Award, finalist, Cadence and Other Stories, 2015
  • Wildacres Retreat Artist-in-Residence, July 2014
  • Gold Line Press Chapbook Award, “Dry Dock,” semifinalist, 2013
  • University of Georgia Press, Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, Cadence and Other Stories, finalist, 2012
  • Winner, 2011, Camber Press Chapbook Contest, for the short story, “Dry Dock” (Chuck Kinder, judge) (press folded before publication)
  • Finalist, 2011, Salamander, for the short story, “Azimuth and Altitude” (Jim Shepard, judge)
  • Finalist, 2010, The New Guard, for “The Cold Front” (Debra Spark, judge)
  • Finalist, 2010, The Journal, for “Azimuth and Altitude” (Lee K. Abbott, judge)
  • Finalist, 2010 Ron Rash Award, for “Marchers” (George Singleton, judge)
  • George Bennett Writer-in-Residence fellowship, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH, 2009-10
  • Finalist for the Bakeless Literary Prize at Middlebury College/Bread Loaf Conference for short story manuscript,
  • Cadence and Other Stories. February 2009.
  • The Brenda L. Smart Fiction prize at N.C. State University (judge: C. Michael Curtis). November 2008.
  • Fellowship for the Vermont Studio Center residency, from the North Carolina Arts Council, July 2
  • “Selvage” (republished from Greensboro Review, forthcoming by Main Street Mag Cars Anthology, 2015)
  • “How To Make it in the Movies” a set of short stories, Turn, Turn, Turn (ELJ Publications).

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