Internal Service

  • Graduate Committee. member, 07/2014 - present. Department service.
  • Director of Creative Writing . 07/01/2014 - present. Department service.

Outreach

  • Poetry Out Loud Judge, Rose Park Elementary, 2 hours. 01/20/2016 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Poet Laureate, Utah . 05/2017
  • Civitella Ranieri Residency/Fellowship. Civitella Ranieri, 05/2017
  • Best American Poetry selection, 2016 for publication in 2017. Best American Poetry, 01/10/2017
  • Imaginary Vessels chosen as a Lannan Literary Selection. Lannan Foundation, 11/08/2016
  • AWP Nonfiction Prize. AWP, 06/2016
  • Guggenheim Fellowship. 04/2014
  • Pushcart Prize. 05/2013
  • Kingsley Tufts Poetry Prize, Finalist. 02/2013
  • UNT Rainer Maria Rilke Poetry Award. 02/2013
  • Best American Poetry selection, 2013 . 12/2012
  • Best American Poetry selection, 2012. 12/2011
  • Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Fellowship. Amy Lowell Trust, 02/11/2011
  • Pushcart Prize. 12/2010
  • Writing Residency, Pushcart Prize Fellow. Jentel Foundation, 11/2010
  • Tanner Humanities Fellowship. Tanner Humanities Center, 12/2009
  • Literature Fellowship. Utah Arts Council, 12/2007
  • Literature Fellowship. National Endowment for the Arts, 12/2003
  • Literature Fellowship. Wyoming Arts Council, 12/2002

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