“Aut Dormi, Aut Lacte” 1st Place, Retreat West’s ‘White’ Themed Flash Competition

“Things I Learned About Swans” 3rd Place, TSS Publishing’s Winter 2017 Flash 500 Competition

“Company Man” 10th Place, The Molotov Cocktail’s Flash Hero Contest


VOX (first chapter), Longlisted, Flash 500 Novel Opening and Synopsis Competition

VOX (novel), Longlisted, Mslexia 2017 Novel Competition

“Silent Sex” 1st Place, The Short Story’s Flash Fiction Summer Competition

“Somewhere in Dubai, a Maid Considers Colors” 1st Place, Retreat West’s ‘Black’ Themed Flash Contest

“These Boots of Ours” Shortlisted, Bath Flash Award

“Dog Eat Dog” 3rd Place, The Molotov Cocktail’s Flash Worlds Contest

“The Barker” 1st Place, The Infernal Clock’s Infernal Flash Competition

“I Ain’t No Fairytale Woodcutter” Longlisted, Reflex Fiction’s Summer Flash Competition

“Papaya Dreams, Runaway Girls” Shortlisted, Bath Flash Award

“Table Manners” Story of the Month (June), Fifty Word Stories

“The Way We Weren’t” Longlisted, Reflex Fiction’s Inaugural Flash Competition

“The Memory of Elephants” 5th Place, The Molotov Cocktail’s Flash Rage Contest

“Better This Way” 9th Place, The Molotov Cocktail’s Flash Rage Contest

“Wernicke 27X” 4th Place, The Molotov Cocktail’s Flash Doom Contest


“Pillow Talk at the Water Cooler: Wednesday Afternoon” 2nd place, Bartleby Snopes Dialogue-Only Contest

“Diprosopus” nomination for Best of the Net (via Syntax & Salt)

“Not All Points of Sail Are Equal” nomination for Best Small Fictions (via Ad Hoc Fiction)

“My Name Ends with Me” Winner, Microcosms 44. Prompts: “reporter,” “Martha’s Vineyard,” “Crime”

“The Definition of Us” Winner, Ad Hoc Fiction. Prompt word: “cast”

“Life in the No Flex Zone” Winner, Ad Hoc Fiction. Prompt word: “flex”

Various pieces Close-but-no-cigar shoutouts from The Molotov Cocktail for their Flash Felon and Flash Icon pretty much every single one of their contests.

“Diprosopus” Editor’s Choice for the April 2016 issue of Syntax & Salt


“The Honey Clusters” Honorable Mention (4th Place) Bethlehem Writers Roundtable 2015 Short Story Award

“Days to Go before I Sleep” Honorable Mention, Molotov Cocktail Flash Fool Contest

“In the Bleak Midwinter” 1st place, Scribophile Group-Sponsored contest