Nominee Best Small Fictions 2019 | “Torquatus” | Nominated by Jane Ormerod at great weather for MEDIA
Nominee The Pushcart Prize 2019 | “Sweet Violets” | Nominated by Meg Pokrass and Al Kratz at New Flash Fiction Review
Nominee Best Small Fictions 2018 | “Picnic” | Nominated by Joseph P. O’Brien and Stephen Langlois at FLAPPERHOUSE
Nominee Best Small Fictions 2018 | “Then he spiraled and lifted in the clouds” | Nominated by Cathy Ulrich and Ben Woodard at Atlas + Alice
Nominee The Pushcart Prize 2018 | “Moi, Je Suis la Porte” | Nominated by Editor Laura J. Citino at Sundog Lit
Nominee Best of the Net 2018 | Sundress Publications | for “Moi, Je Suis la Porte” Nominated by Editor Laura J. Citino at Sundog Lit
Finalist | Sundog Lit Summer Collaboration Contest 2017 |for “Memories in the Park” by Paul Beckman, April Bradley, Audra Kerr Brown, Gay Degani, Hillary Leftwich, Jan Elman Stout, A.E. Weisgerber, and Nan Wigington.
Finalist | “The Attraction of Older Traditions,” a.k.a. “Moiety,” is a finalist in the GIGANTICSequins Contest #4, August 2017, judged by Melissa Goodrich.
Frost Place Scholar | June 2017 | Sponsored by CavanKerry Press and NJ Poetry Out Loud | The Frost Place Conference for Poets and Teachers, Franconia, New Hampshire
“The Runaways” was long listed by Brilliant Flash Fiction in its “Lost in Translation” contest, June 2017.
“Upfurler” is a Finalist for Best Small Fictions 2017, Judged by Amy Hempel. Nominated by Editor Matt Potter at Pure Slush Books.
“F. Scott, Remember Me” is on the long list for the Wigleaf Top 50 2017. It also earned Honorable Mention Short Fiction July 2015 at Glimmer Train. The story was first published by editor Christopher James at The Jellyfish Review in January 2016.
“Puppah Fish” is a nominee for The Pushcart Prize 2017. “Puppah Fish” is on the long list for the Wigleaf Top 50 2017 (Amber Sparks, judge). It was also nominated for Best Small Fictions 2017, having been nominated by editor Sheldon Lee Compton at The Airgonaut.
“Charybdis” is a nominee for Best Small Fictions 2017, Judged by Amy Hempel. Nominated by Editor Christopher James at Jellyfish Review.
“Ringer” was short-listed for Bath Flash Fiction October 2016 Contest, Judged by Robert Vaughan. It is anthologized in To Carry Her Home: Bath Flash Fiction Volume 1.
Nominee Best of the Net 2016 | Sundress Publications | for “How to Meet Marc Chagall” Nominated by Editor Sheldon Lee Compton at The Airgonaut
Finalist | Best Small Fictions 2016 | Queen’s Ferry Press for “Sleeping Beauty: Markson Fangirl” originally published in Tahoma Literary Review.