Awards, Honors, Mentions

Community of Literary Magazines and Presses’ (CLMP) Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Reading List for We Are No Longer Babaylan, 2021

Finalist for the 2020 Big Other Book Award for Nonfiction for We Are No Longer Babaylan, 2021

Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) Year-End Roundup in Nonfiction for We Are No Longer Babaylan, 2020

Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) Filipino American History Month Reading List for We Are No Longer Babaylan, 2020

Honorable Mention for Best of the Net for “Gingerbread Woman,” by Trampset, 2020

Editors’ Choice selection from the 2018 Many Voices Project competition in Prose for We Are No Longer Babaylan, sponsored by New Rivers Press, 2019

Finalist for the Lamar York Prize for Nonfiction for “Stone,” sponsored by The Chattahoochee Review, 2019

Pushcart Prize nominee for “Blighted,” nominated by Mud Season Review, 2018

Short-listed for the Nonfiction Prize for “Tbilisi,” sponsored by Cosmonauts Avenue judged by Ocean Vuong, 2018

Best of the Net nominee for “Blighted,” nominated by Mud Season Review, 2018

Runner-Up in #Guns and People Essay contest for “Every Possible Scenario,” sponsored by Memoir Magazine, 2018

Short-listed for #MeToo Essay contest for “After the Funeral,” sponsored by Memoir Magazine, 2018

SLS Contest Fellowship Recipient, sponsored by Summer Literary Seminars, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2018

Finalist for the Wilt Chapbook Prize in Creative Nonfiction for “Wait,” sponsored by Lightning Key Review, 2018

Short-listed for the DISQUIET Literary Prize in Nonfiction for “Wait,” Tuition Scholarship Award, sponsored by the DISQUIET International Literary Program, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017

Finalist for the International Literary Awards Penelope Niven Prize in Creative Nonfiction for “Blighted,” sponsored by the Salem College Center for Women Writers, 2017

Finalist for the International Literary Awards Rita Dove Prize in Poetry for “Guava Picking,” sponsored by the Salem College Center for Women Writers, 2016

Long-listed for the Short Memoir Prize for “Wait,” sponsored by Fish Publishing, Co Cork, Ireland, 2016

Short-listed for the Ivy Terasaka Short Story Competition for “The Mad Aunt,” Global Filipino Literary Awards, sponsored by Our Own Voice, 2008

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