Essay: “Our Love Story in Three Acts” — Finalist for The Neutrino Short-Short Prize, Passages North, Northern Michigan University

“There Will Always Be Rice”, “How My Grandmother Exited The Last Harbor” — finalist for The Yellowwood Poetry Prize, Yalobusha Review (University of Mississippi)

“Partition Homes” — Third Place Winner, The 2022 Previously Published Poem Prize, Palette Poetry. First published in The West Review.

“How My Grandmother Exited The Last Harbor” — Finalist, Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest, Winning Writers

“Witness” — Honorable Mention, The 2021 Foster Poetry Prize, Contemporary Verse 2

“To The Landlord…” — First finalist in The 2022 Frontier Open, Frontier Poetry

“Caesura” — First finalist in the inaugural The Bird in Your Hands Prize, Thin Air Magazine, Northern Arizona University. A reading of the poem was performed in The Northern Arizona Book Festival

“Fifteen Ways of Saying Hunger” — Finalist for The 2021 Broadside Contest, Sundress Publications

Winner, 2020 Microgrant, EX/POST Magazine

“Faith”Nostrovia! Press 2020 Poetry Contest Winner