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Before the Earth Strikes the Pine [Unpublished; previously AIDS: A Family Topology], Winner, Literary Award for Narrative Nonfiction, Tucson Festival of Books (2014)

Arise, My Love [Unpublished; previously Mine], Winner, Stephen J. Meringoff Award for Nonfiction, the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics and Writers (2015)

 

Fellowships

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

 

Workshops

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

Tucson Festival of Books, Masters Workshop: Rigoberto Gonzalez, Nonfiction (2014)

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

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

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

Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Master Workshop: Leslie Jamison, Flash Memoir (2018)

Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation Workshop [VONA]: Bich (Beth) Minh Nguyen, Memoir (2018)

 

Medium 

On the Eagles' Super Bowl Win (2018)

The Answer (2018)

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

Wer Bin Ich? (2018)

When Goodbye is Not Goodbye (2018)