Graduate Thesis Award, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2017-18
Departmental nominee for Helen Hanson Outstanding Graduate Student Award, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2017-18
Rafael Torch Literary Nonfiction Award, Crab Orchard Review, 2016
First Place, 700 Words Fiction/Nonfiction Prose Slam sponsored by 13th Floor Magazine, 2016
Winner, Best Personal Essay, 1877 Society Writing Contest, 2015
Presidential Graduate Fellowship, University of Nebraska System, 2017-18
John J. McKenna Graduate Fellowship in Creative Nonfiction, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2017-18
Graduate Research and Creative Activity (GRACA) Grant ($4000) for researched creative nonfiction project on immigration/inhabitation on native land, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2017
Wardle, Spire, & Lane English Department Graduate Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2016-17
John J. McKenna Graduate Fellowship in Creative Nonfiction, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2015-16
Pithead Chapel. Associate Nonfiction Editor. February 2016-Present
Split Lip Press. Editorial Assistant, August 2017-Present
Split Lip Magazine, Memoir Team, May 2018-Present
Profane Journal. Assistant Nonfiction Editor. March 2017-March 2018
“The Privilege of Home: A 400 Year Family History of Immigration and Inhabitation on Native Land,” 2018 UNO Student Research and Creative Activity Fair, Omaha, presenter.
“Boys, Boss: An Erasure Essay,” 2017 Western Literature Association Conference, Minneapolis, Panel Chair and presenter.
“Québec Habitation: An Annotated History,” 2017 Western Literature Association Conference, Minneapolis, presenter.