Recognition

Featured in the Memoir Monday newsletter, “Just Bare Your Belly,” Mutha Magazine

Essays nominated for Best American Essays, 2022 and 2021

Essays nominated for Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses, 2022 and 2021

Essays nominated for Best of the Net, 2020

2021 Recipient of the “My Time” Fellowship for Parents from the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow

Rediscovering Home: A Conversation with DW McKinneyShenandoah Literary

Meet DW McKinney, Columns Senior EditorRaising Mothers

2021 Best Microfiction nomination — wigleaf

2020 Finalist, Remember in November Contest in Creative Nonfiction, Hippocampus MagazineI’ll Be Seeing You: A Black Woman Travels in 2017

2020 Writer-in-Residence with Juniper Editing & Creative

2020 Fiction Web Residency with The New Southern Fugitives

The 10 Most Popular Narratively Stories of 2019 — My Secret Life as a Mysterious Multimillionaire’s Personal Assistant

Essay recommended by The Unglossed Podcast in episode: “Balance”, September 25, 2019

2019 First Place, Boston Accent Lit’s ‘Wicked Short’ Nonfiction Contest — In the Drink

2018 Hellebore Scholarship Award Creative Nonfiction Honoree — Bitter Grief

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