My fiction explores the boundaries of place, time, and species.

Set of seamless textures with a symbolic image of waves


  • Endangered Fish of the Colorado,” Conium Review‘s Innovative Fiction Award, 2018, 1st place (reprinted in SunLit)
  • Burning,” Nimrod’s Katherine Anne Porter Literary Award, 2015, 2nd Place
  • Trespassing,” The Master’s Review anthology finalist, 2015
  • 2007 Fellowship, Arts Alive Fort Collins
  • North American Review’s Kurt Vonnegut Fiction Prize, 2004, 2nd Place
  • Nominated for a Pushcart Prize (2005, 2015), the Associated Writing Program’s Intro Journal Award in 2000, and the Best New American Voices Anthology in 2001 and 2003.
  • Honorable Mention, Atlantic Monthly’s Student Fiction Contest, 2002
  • Fiction in Belmont Story Review (2018), Embark (2018), Nimrod (2015), The Master’s Review (2015), (2011), West Branch (2007), Seed Science Magazine’s annual fiction supplement (2006), the Ontario Review (2005), North American Review (2004), The MacGuffin (2004), and The Laurel Review (2003).