Awards

  • Finalist, Noemi Press 2017 Poetry Book Prize
  • Finalist, BOAAT Book Prize, judge Dean Young, August 2017
  • Finalist, 2017 Next Step Fund, Metropolitan Regional Council, MN (59 finalists out of 402 applications)
  • 2016-17 Minnesota/Loft Emerging Writers Grant ($8,000 made possible by the Jerome Foundation and members of the Loft Literary Center), juried by members of VONA [Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation] (only poet out of 5 grantees)50% Grant, Writer-in-Residence, Can Serrat, El Bruc, Spain, Summer 2018 (15 selected out of 170 applications)
  • Fellow-in-Residence, Coffee House Press In the Stacks Residency at Dickinson House, East Flanders, Belgium, July 2017
  • Artist-in-Residence for Career Development, Springboard for the Arts Hinge Arts Residency at the Kirkbride, Fergus Falls, MN, July 2017
  • Finalist, Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Book Prize, Pleiades Press, March 2017
  • Semi-finalist, Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize, Persea Books, January 2017
  • Runner-up, Tin House Winter Workshop Scholarship, 2017 (placed 2nd out of 215 applications)
  • Writer-in-Residence Finalist, Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, 2016
  • Michael Dennis Browne Fellowship in Poetry in 2015
  • Academy of American Poets James Wright Prize in 2015
  • University of Minnesota’s GRPP Travel Fellowship in 2014
  • Academy of American Poets James Wright Prize in 2014