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Publications

A Walk Along Pine Street, Philly Love Notes (2013)

Wherever You Are, There You Are, Penn Admissions Blog (2015)

Until, Oracle Fine Arts Review of the University of South Alabama (2015) [Pushcart-nominated; reproduced on Medium in 2018]

Changes, The Curated Body (2017)

Broken English, The Zitheka Monthly (2018)

St. John's Has Always Been A City of Goodbyes, The Globe and Mail (2018)

On Girls in Malawi and the Pressure to be Small, Just Like Me (2018)

 

Awards

Before the Earth Strikes the Pine [Unpublished; previously AIDS: A Family Topology], Winner, Literary Award for Narrative Nonfiction, Tucson Festival of Books (2014; Prize Announcement)

Arise, My Love [Unpublished; previously Mine], Winner, Stephen J. Meringoff Award for Nonfiction, the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics and Writers (2015; Prize Announcement)

 

Fellowships

Archie D. and Bertha H. Walker Scholarship for writers of color, Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown (2015)

 

Workshops

Juniper Summer Writing Institute, 2013 (Nonfiction: Paul Lisicky)

Literary Bootcamp for Philadelphia Women of Color, 2014 (Multidisciplinary: A. Naomi Jackson)

Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Summer Program, 2015 (Nonfiction: Marcie Hershman)

Tin House Summer Workshop, 2016 (Nonfiction: Kiese Laymon) 

Lighthouse Writers Workshop [Master Workshop], 2018 (Nonfiction: Leslie Jamison)

 

Medium 

The Truest Philly Move Since That Robot Died: On the Eagles' Super Bowl Win (2018)

The Answer (2018)

Every Day's A Cute Day, Redux (2018)