American Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Creative Nonfiction Finalist 2020 for The Lucky Ones.

Iowa State University Research Excellence Award 2020 for her memoir The Lucky Ones.

Pearl Hogrefe Prize in Creative Nonfiction (2019)

Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Parent-Writer Fellowship (2018)


  • MFA Creative Writing and Environment (Iowa State University, US, 2020)

  • Masters in Writing for Performance (University of Leeds, UK, 2009)

  • Bachelors of Science in Visual Communications (Loyola College, India, 2007)

Visual Arts Editor Flyway Journal of Writing and Environment

(Spring 2017 - Spring 2019)