Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
B.A., Converse College, 2004 Fiction in Our Time is Now.
Diversity Excellence Award, Indiana University Writers' Conference, 2005. William Cast Scholarship, Indiana University Writers' Conference, 2005. Neal-Marshall Graduate Fellowship in Creative Writing, Indiana University, 2004-05. Fiction nominated for Best New American Voices Anthology, 2006. Honorable Mention, Jean Shepherd Literary Award, 2006. Tuition Scholarship, Indiana University Writers Conference, 2006. Editorial Assistant, Down Home Anthology: A Portrait of the New African American South, 2005-06.