- I was awarded a generous scholarship from Burnt Tongue and performed in their August 2016 show in Portland, Oregon.
- I participated in the Spring 2015 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Writer to Writer program. Here is an interview I did about the experience.
- Winning the Fall 2014 Orlando Prize in Nonfiction for my essay, “Letter to My Sister in a Mental Hospital,” was a milestone for me.
- I was awarded a scholarship from The Unchaste Readers Community to attend a writing workshop they held in Portland, Oregon, in 2013.