For 'The Lucky Ones':

The Best Memoirs of 2024 - Nicole Chung, Esquire Magazine

75 Books by Women of Color in 2024 - R.O. Kwon, Electric Literature


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

Residency Lead, 2023-24 UW Madison Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence program. Read more here.

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

Pearl Hogrefe Prize in Creative Nonfiction (2019)

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


Visual Arts Editor Flyway Journal of Writing and Environment (Spring 2017 - Spring 2019)