Awards & Publications


Best of the Net Nomination “my father as the house…,” Still: the Journal 2019
Finalist in Bat City Review’s Short Prose Contest, Bat City Review 2018
Graduate Creative Writing Award in Fiction
, University of Alabama 2017
Sue Ellen Hudson Excellence in Writing Award, Tennessee Mountain Writers 2015
Patricia Boatner Fiction Award, Tennessee Mountain Writers 2015


Local Spotlight Interview with Dr. Hilary N. GreenBlack Warrior Review, Summer 2018
Interview with Cat Ingrid LeechesBlack Warrior Review, Spring 2018
Interviewed by Chase BurkeBlack Warrior Review, Spring 2018


“The first time that the trees began to walk,” Fairy Tale Review, Spring 2021
“Puddles,” Bone Parade, Summer 2020
“Leftovers,” Mississippi Review, Spring 2020
“Prepare To Meet God Up the Road From the Subway,” Two Trick Pony Press, Spring 2019
“The Golden Calf Funeral Home,” Looking at Appalachia, Fall 2018
“The State Bird of Alabama,” Bat City Review, Spring 2018
“Dogs Are Barking,” Ploughshares, Spring 2018
“The Box and the Machine,” Pine Mountain Sand and Gravel, Fall 2016
“Mountain Heritage Literary Festival: a decade of craft and celebration,” 2nd and Church, Spring 2016
“Close to Being Everything,” Red Mud Review, Spring 2015
“Stinson,” Kudzu, Spring 2015

“Granny Raised Me in the Remains of Her Antique Shop,” Black Moon Magazine, Spring 2021
“Heatherbrook.” Folio, Vol. 34 (2019)
“my father as the house where I never lived,” Still: The Journal, Fall 2018
Two poems, Sweet: A Literary Confection, Spring 2018