- MAGGIE Award ~ 2017 Winner, Best Feature Article for "I swear I will"
- Pushcart Prize Nominee ~ 2016 for "Jewelry Designs" in The Milo Review
- Ruminate's William Van Dyke Short Story Prize ~2015 Semifinalist for "Mothers for Monsters" re-titled "Another Pervert on the Loose" and published with Grain.
- Flash! The Vegas Valley Book Festival's Short, Short Fiction Contest ~ 2013, Third Place for "Feigning Bravado" re-titled "Punch Line" and published at Monkeybicycle
- Spotlight On: A One Person Playwriting Competition~ 2012, Semi-Finalist for "Apple Picking"