AWARDS & HONORS

Winner of the Poet’s Choice Award, Triad Contest, Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets

Second Place of the Theme Award, Triad Contest, Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets

Nominated for the Orison Anthology by Parenthesis Journal

Winner of the 30th Annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Award for Poetry, awarded by University of Minnesota-Duluth Library and Friends of the Duluth Public Library

Second Place/Honorable Mention for Edna Meudt Poetry Book Award, awarded by the Council of Wisconsin Writers, selected by Sean Thomas Dougherty

Second Place/Honorable Mention for the best creative writing paper by a graduate student, awarded by the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, selected by Di Brandt

Third Place for the Wilber Gaffney Poetry Prize

Nominated for Best New Poets


GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

2019 Artistic Development Grant, awarded by the Chequamegon Bay Arts Council

2018 Artist Initiative Grant, awarded by the Chequamegon Bay Arts Council

2018 Artistic Development Grant, awarded by the Chequamegon Bay Arts Council

2017 EVCAA Research Grant, awarded by the University of Minnesota Duluth

2016 Chancellor’s Small Grant, awarded by the University of Minnesota Duluth

2015 Individual Artist Fellowship, awarded by the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council

2015 Honorable Mention, Emerging Writers’ Grant, awarded by the Loft Literary Center

2012 Artist Initiative Grant, awarded by the Minnesota State Arts Board

2008 Richard H. Larson Fellowship, awarded by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to students who will enhance the diversity of the graduate population in the department and university