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Honors, Residencies & Publications

“Chankonabe”               – Finalist, Ploughshares Emerging Writers Contest, 2020
                                    – Shortlist, Gulf Coast Prize, 2020

                                    Shortlist, LitMag Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction 2020

“Memories of 3547”      – Longlist, Disquiet Prize, 2020

Holden Grant and Levis Scholarships, Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers

Grant, Sewanee Writers’ Conference 2019


“My Invisible Brother”      – New York Times, 2018

Grant, Vermont Studio Center 2018

“Swimmer of Yangtze”    – Winner, Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize, 2018

                                    – Finalist, LitMag Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction, 2018

                                    – Shortlist, Commonwealth Short Story Prize, 2017

                                    – Finalist, Glimmer Train Short Story Sept./Oct. Award, 2016

“To My Girl On a Plane” – Ricepaper Magazine, 2016

“Ancestral Symphony in Belarusian Forest” – Shortlist, Geist CanLit Contest, 2016

“Love | Ramen” – Finalist, Penguin Random House Canada Student Award for Fiction, 2016

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