Dean Honor College
Associate Professor (Lecturer), Honors College
Professor (Lecturer), Honors College
Adjunct Associate Professor, School Of Biological Sciences
Honors & Awards
- Finalist, novel competition for Cages.
- Short-listed in novel competition, novel Cages.
Santa Fe Writers Project,
- Runner-up Short Story Contest, "Bread and Stone".
- Finalist, Short Story Contest, for "Bread and Stone".
- Miguel Marmol Award, for first fiction by American of Latino descent.
- General (Adult Fiction) for "The Scorpion's Tail".
Book of the Year Award Finalist, INDIEFAB ,
- Third place for "Experimenting with Birds".
River City Short Story Contest,
- Finalist for Short Story, "Experimenting with Birds".
Jack Dyer Fiction Prize,
- Fully-funded 6 week fellowship at Writers Residency in Brazil.
- Writers retreat.
Hedgebrook Writers Retreat,
- First Place, Short Story Contest, for "January 1, 1994".
- Research Fellowship.
- NSF Predoctoral Fellowship.
National Science Foundation,
05/2012 - present
In the Media