2023 Pushcart Prize Winner – Cincinnati Review, May 2022

2021 St. Lawrence Book Award finalist – Black Lawrence Press, November 2021

Best Microfiction 2020

Congratulations to Aleyna Rentz, Winner of the R. M. Kinder Award for Realistic Fiction! – Pleiades, May 2019

Short Story Award For New Writers – Glimmer Train, Jan/Feb 2018

Maudlin House Writers of the Week – Maudlin House, December 2017

Moonglasses: Taking Humor Seriously – Connect Statesboro, May 2016

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