Awards/Editing Experience

Awards

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

 

Scholarships/Fellowships/Grants

Presidential Graduate Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 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 my creative nonfiction project “Where the River Flows: A Double-Immigration Narrative,” 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

 

Editing Experience

Pithead Chapel. Associate Nonfiction Editor. February 2016-Present

Profane Journal. Assistant Nonfiction Editor. March 2017-Present

Split Lip Press. Editorial Assistant, August 2017-Present

Proximity Magazine. Editorial Fellow. Issue 10 (PLAY), February 2016-April 2016

 

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