Publications and Awards

​Poetry Books

Poems

Fiction

  • “Croon,” Folio, 2009

  • “Mona,” Folio, 2008   

  • “God’s Son,” The Connecticut Review, Spring 2007

  • “Barrel Children,” Folio, 2007

  • “Barrel Children,” Folio, 2007

  • “The Letterer,” Folio, 2007

  • “Tiny Locks,” Folio, 2006

Writing Awards

  • Barrel Children, Finalist for 2017 Connecticut Book Award for best poetry book

  • “Heard,” 1st place, Rattle Poetry Prize, September 2017

  • “Heard”, Pushcart Prize Nomination, Rattle, Fall 2017

  • “Sky Beer,” 1st place, Rattle’s Poets Respond Contest, August, 2015

  • “Gilbert,” 1st place, Noctua Review Poetry Contest, Fall 2015

  • “400 Years Later,” 1st place, Noctua Review Poetry Contest, Fall 2014

  • “The Exile Flies Home to Trout Hall, Jamaica,” 1st place, Folio Poetry Contest, 2009

  • “Chapelton, Jamaica,” 1st place, Folio Poetry Contest, 2008

  • “Seaview Gardens,” 1st place, Folio Poetry Contest, 2007 

  • “Mona,”Folio Fiction Contest, 1st place, 2008

  • “Mona,” 1st place, SCSU Fiction Contest, 2008

  • “God’s Son,” 1st place, CSU Connecticut Review Non-Fiction Contest, 2006

  • “Riverman,” 1st place, SCSU Fiction Contest, 2007

  • SCSU Poetry Contest, 2nd Place, 2007

  • “Croon,” 2nd Place, CSU Connecticut Review Fiction Contest, 2008