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  • January 14-18- Murphy Writing at Stockton University Winter Getaway
  • February-March- Writer-in-residence at Gullkistan Center for Creativity in Iceland
  • March– Finalist in The Lumiere Review Writing Contest (Poetry)
  • March- 1st Place Winner of The Poiesis Review Poetry Prompt Contest
  • March- Longlisted for The BIFFY50 Microfiction Competition
  • April- Featured Reader Todmorden Wednesday Writers
  • May- Awarded Poetry Fellowship for Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing
  • May- Featured Poet on Kissing Dynamite for “Etymology”
  • June- MVICW Conference  
  • June- Featured Reader for T.J. Sandella’s Ways to Beg book launch with White Whale Bookstore
  • June- Featured Reader for WANA Live! Reading Series
  • July- Featured Reader for TGI Reading Series
  • July- Poem “Burst” was nominated for Best of the Net
  • July- Poem “Lost in a Body” was nominated for Best of the Net
  • August- Poem “To the Limit” was a finalist in the Coastal Shelf Ceiling 200 Contest.
  • August- Poem “Rewriting the Suicide Note” was nominated for Best of the Net
  • September/October- Featured Reader for Wednesday Night Poetry


  • February 4- Published feature story in Pink Pangea
  • March 31- Accepted as a Wanderful scholar
  • April 15- Featured reading of “Naming Abuse” on For Women Who Roar.
  • April 24- Featured Reader on Write Now Series- Read Now.
  • May- Featured on Life’s A Trip Podcast (episode available September 26th)
  • June 17- Featured on The Cinnamon Traveler Chats
  • September 7- Featured on #TPQ5
  • October- Named finalist (2nd place) for The Nasiona’s Micro-Nonfiction/Poetry Prize Series.
  • October- Residency awarded to the Gullkistan Center in Iceland
  • October- Word to Action Writing Retreat
  • November- Accepted to the Arteles Center for Creative Arts in Finland for residency
  • November- Recipient of Murphy Writing Stockton University scholarship
  • November- Harvest Writing Getaway
  • December– Awarded Scholarship from Murphy Writing of Stockton University for 2021 Winter Poetry & Prose Getaway


  • January 2-13 Writing Residency at Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • March 29- Poetry collection won 2nd place at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention, St. Louis, MO.
  • June 4-17 Writing Residency at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland
  • December 10- Scheduled defense and reading for MFA program.