Recent Awards
 

Featured Poet,  Pennsylvania Center for the Book & Public Poetry Project of PA (2017)
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Winner, Gemini Ink Mentorship Award (2016)
Finalist, Kate Tufts Discovery Award, Claremont Graduate University (2016)
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Winner, Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship (2015-2016)
Tennessee Williams Scholar, Sewanee Writers' Conference (2015)
Winner, The Publishing Triangle's Audre Lorde Award in Poetry for Last Psalm at Sea Level (2015)
Finalist, Lambda Literary Awards in Poetry for Last Psalm at Sea Level (2015)
Finalist, Julie Suk Prize for Best Book of Poetry in 2014 for Last Psalm at Sea Level (2015)
Pushcart Nomination by Beloit Poetry Journal for "At the Museum" (2015)
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VoicesOnPoint United States Point Foundation Scholar (2014)
Finalist, Patricia Aakhus Award in Literature, Southern Indiana University (2014)
Winner, Utah Pride Association Writing Contest (2014)
American Library Association, Honored Poet (2014)
Pushcart Nomination by Pushcart Editorial Board (2014)
Steffensen Cannon Fellow, University of Utah (2014)
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National Endowment for the Arts Fellow in Poetry (2013)
Winner, Best New Poets of 2013, Meridian Press (2013)
Winner, Gazing Grain Press Chapbook Contest (2013)
Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Utah (2013)
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AWP Intro Journals Award Winner, University of Utah (2012)
Pushcart Prize Nomination (2012)
Summer Fellow, Squaw Valley Community of Writers (2012)
Winner, Gertrude Press Chapbook Contest (2012, published 2013)
Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Utah (2012)
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Pushcart Prize Nomination (2011)
Hedgebrook Residency Fellow (2011)
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Winner, Creating Queer Communities Grant (2010)
Pushcart Prize Nomination (2010)
Lambda Fellow in Poetry, Lambda Literary Foundation (2010)
Mary Merritt Prize in Poetry (2010)
Shirley Award for Emerging Poets (2010)