Awards

2017

Nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

The panel he created and chaired, Emerging from the Slush: How to Get Your Short Story Published, was presented at AWP.

Admitted to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.


2016

His story, “Re: Connected,” was acquired by Tica Productions and began filming in December.

Winner of the upstreet short fiction scholarship at the 2016 VCFA Postgraduate Writers’ Conference.

His play, “Putin and the Snowman,” opened Off-Broadway in July.

His story, “G.O.D. Live in Concert,” was reviewed by the Emerging Writers Network, where he was named a writer “to keep an eye out for.”

His story, “You Shouldn’t Be There,” was a finalist for the Writers@Work Fellowship.

Admitted to the Tin House Writers’ Workshop.


 2015

Selected for mentorship by the managing editor of Tin House.

Admitted to the Tin House Writers’ Workshop.

Admitted to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

His story, “Ass Breaker,” was anthologized by Crack the Spine.