Winner of the 2018 Hamilton Public Library Freda Waldon Award for Fiction for "Those Days Just a Glimmer."
Winner of The 2018 Alvin A. Lee Award for Creative Non-Fiction for "#BecauseSocial."
Shortlisted for the 2017 Kerry Schooley Award for SAINTS, UNEXPECTED.
Shortlisted for a 2017 Hamilton Literary Award for SAINTS, UNEXPECTED.
Winner of the 2017 Lush Triumphant Literary Award for "Drift, Maybe Fall."
Winner of The Writer Magazine's "Our Darkest Hours" Prize for "Pieces of Echo."
Honourable Mention for the 2017 Alvin A. Lee Award for "You'll See the Sky," which first appeared in The New Quarterly.
Nominated by Riddle Fence for the 2017 Writers' Trust / McClellan & Stewart Journey Prize for "Cut Road."
Nominated by The Prairie Journal for the 2016 Writers' Trust / McClellan & Stewart Journey Prize for "Declination."
Winner of the 2016 Fiddlehead Best Short Fiction Prize for "Skinks."
Winner of the 2015 Bristol Short Story Prize for "A Week on the Water."
Winner of the 2015 Short Works Prize for "Mum 2 Mum," which first appeared in The Dalhousie Review. "A Week on the Water" achieved an honourable mention in the 2015 Little Bird Contest. "The Heat Comes Early this Year" was shortlisted for EVENT Magazine's 2014 nonfiction contest. "Qom" was longlisted for the 2014 CBC Canada Writes Short Story Prize. "Fairly Traded" achieved a notable mention for The New Quarterly's 2013 Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Award. “Buddy’s Mirror” was a finalist in The New Guard Literary Review’s 2011 Machigonne Fiction Contest and published in TNGLR.