Yeah, I’m not expecting a whole lot on this page, but I felt obligated to post something here since I’m too old to hang things on my parents’ refrigerator.

August 28, 2020

Flash Fiction “Papa’s” Typewriter” chosen as the divisional First Place Winner in the First Round of the @Midnight NYC Flash Fiction Contest.

September 18, 2020

Flash Fiction “Solitary” short-listed as a finalist in the annual Texas Observer short story contest.

October 1, 2020

Flash Fiction “Release” featured in Purple Wall Stories Literary Magazine.

October 16, 2020

“No Day at the Beach” chosen as the second place divisional winner in the Second Round of the @Midnight NYC Flash Fiction Contest

October 20, 2020

“Papa’s” Typewriter named a finalist for the 2020 Julia Peterkin Flash Fiction Award.

November 13, 2020

Virtual reading of “Solitary” at the Texas Book Festival: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/g5itdi7o

November 23, 2020

Named “Fiction Writer” for Austin’s Waterways Magazine under the column “Tale End.”

November 25, 2020

“Solitary” named a finalist for the New Millenium Award for Flash Fiction.

December 1, 2020

“Kings and Pawns” wins Secret Attic Short Fiction Contest.

(First international win; London, England.)

December 14, 2020

“Release” nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Purple Wall Stories Literary Magazine.

January 5, 2021

“Solitary” nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the Texas Observer.

January 15, 2021

“Solitary” nominated for the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Award for Emerging Authors.

January 30, 2021

“Watching Paul Newman Try on a Brown Suede Blazer” longlisted for the Strands International Flash Fiction Contest.

February 24, 2021

“Watching Paul Newman Try on a Brown Suede Blazer” shortlisted for the Strands International Flash Fiction Contest.

March 5, 2021

Signed with literary agent Max Dobson of Maximus Literary Agency.

April 1, 2021 Poem “Boys of Summer” featured in Skyways Journal.

April 2, 2021

“Goodbye Bowie” shortlisted by Flash Fiction Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Contest.

May 26, 2021

“Harlan” is third place winner in Mythic Picnic Magazine’s Micro Fiction Contest.

June 26, 2021

Invited as a guest on the “What the Book” podcast celebrating up and coming authors.

July 1, 2021

Named the “Writer-in-Residence” for the Adirondack Review.

July 16, 2021

“The Chief and the Folding Chair” is nominated for “Best of the Net” by Resevoir Road Literary Review.

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