Finalist, Kentucky Writers Fellowship (2017) Recipient, Hopscotch Retreat from the Kentucky Foundation for Women (2017) Nomination, Pushcart Prize (2016). Honorable Mention, James Hearst Poetry Prize (2013). Finalist, Sarabande Books Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature (2012). Recipient, Toyota Alumni Grant, Governor’s School for the Arts (2011). Recipient, Next Generation Nonprofit Leadership Grant, National Nonprofit Alliance (2010). Recipient, Fuse the Muse Artist Grant, Rowan County Arts Center (2010 and 2012). Second Place, Sarabande Books Flo Gault Poetry Prize (2009). First Place, Sarabande Books Flo Gault Poetry Prize (2008). Honorable Mention, Sarabande Books Flo Gault Poetry Prize (2008).