Semi-finalist Gold Line Press Fiction Chapbook Competition | 2013.
Overall Winner Bateau Press Keel Short Short Fiction Chapbook Award | 2013.
Short Fiction collective fiction winner here!| 2012.
Outstanding Creative Endeavor Award, BSU | 2011.
JMWW Print anthology Best of Internet | 2011.
Pushcart Prize Nomination, Stymie Magazine | 2011.
This story made wigleaf Top 50 | 2010.
This story be Best of Web Dzanc | 2010.
Finalist River Styx Micro-fiction Contest | 2010.
Finalist Black Lawrence Press Chapbook Contest | 2009.
3rd Overall JMWW “What I did this Summer” Flash Fiction Contest | 2009.
Overall Winner: Rose Metal Press Third Annual Short Short Chapbook Contest | 2009. Buy the book!
Flash fiction selected for wigleaf Top 50| 2009.
Finalist Quarterly West Novella Contest | 2009.
Finalist River Styx Micro-fiction Contest | 2009.
Pushcart Prize Nomination: Willows Wept Review (for this) | 2008.
Overall Winner: Tattoo Highway Flash Fiction contest (for this), issue #17 | 2008.
Finalist Tarrt First Book Contest | 2008.
Finalist River Styx Micro-fiction Contest | 2008.
Finalist Elixir Press Fiction Chapbook Contest | 2007.
Semifinalist Eastern Washington Press Book Prize | 2007.
Finalist New Millennium Writing Fiction Contest | 2006.
Overall Winner: Crazyhorse Fiction Award (for this) | 2005.
Finalist Tarrt First Book Contest | 2005.
2nd Place: River City Fiction Award | 2004
Overall Winner: The Paper Journey Press Short Fiction Award | 2003.
2nd Place: Elixir Press Fiction Chapbook Contest | 2003.
Finalist Glimmer Train Fiction Award | 2002.
Winner of the Alumni Fiction Award | 2002
3rd Place: Roanoke Review Fiction Award | 2002
AWP Intro Journals Writing Award Nomination | U. of Alabama | 2001
Best New American Voices Fiction Workshop Nomination | 2001.
AWP Intro Journals Writing Award Nomination | U. of Alabama | 2000
Finalist for New Millennium Writing Poetry Award | 1998.