Awards & Honors

2017 Langston Hughes Creative Writing Award in FictionRaven Bookstore, Lawrence, KS.

2015 Lake Prize in Fiction: Runner-up. Midwestern Gothic.


“A Fear of Blood” forthcoming in Midwestern Gothic Summer 2018.

“Teenage Romance” forthcoming in Number One Magazine.

“At the Seams” forthcoming in The Coil.

“Thanksgiving” (b)OINK Zine, November 2017.

“Revolutionaries” The A3 Review, June 2017. Contest: “Dates and Dating” Winner

“Spring Cleaning” After the Pause vol. 4 iss. 3, September 2017. Forthcoming in The Coil.

“A Visitation” The Molotov Cocktail, Flash Worlds Issue, August 2017.

“Wild Fire” Visitant Lit, July 2017.

“This is How You Hide It” Five on the Fifth vol. 2 iss. 7, May 2017.

“Sundew” The New Engagement digital issue no. 10, May 2017.

“Wilson Lake, 1999” Midwestern Gothic no. 20, January 2016.


Her fiction has also appeared in Cyberrriot Zine, Blackhead Zine, and Kiosk Magazine.


“Poverty Like Sea-Water” Doll Hospital Journal no. 4


Art Lead Editor, PR for Siren Literary Journal: 2013-2014

Founder, Editor for Blackhead Zine: 2014-2015

Reader, New Letters: 2018-present

Academic Awards

2017-2018 Barbara Storck Award in Fiction. UMKC Department of English.

2017-2018 Gary William Barger Memorial Scholarship. UMKC Department of English.

2014 Undergraduate Research Award: M: an illustrated novella


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