Juried Workshops

2024 Key West Literary Seminar: Advanced Fiction for Novelists with Rebecca Makkai. (Key West, FL). January 2024

2023 Tin House Autumn Workshop with Omar El Akkad (Portland, OR). November 2023

2023 Guernica Backdraft Fiction Workshop with Aram Mrjoian (Art Omi, NY). March 2023


Honors

2023 Finalist, Short Editions: Short Story Contest | "The absence of want"

2023 Tin House Scholar, Autumn Workshop

2023 First Pages Prize Shortlist | THE RUSTICATED (novel-in-progress)


Craft Classes

2024 Kweli Journal: The Art of the Short Story with Laura Pegram. February - March 2024

2023 Hudson Valley Writers Center: Intersections of Identity, Experience, History and Imagination with Brian Dempster. June 2023. Scholarship recipient

2023 Catapult: How to Start the Epic Novel with Eskor David Johnson. January - March 2023 

2022 Kundiman: Historical Fiction, Rewriting Ourselves Back into History with Jenny Tinghui Zhang. September - November 2022

2021 Lewis Latimer House Museum: Memoir & Autobiographical Writing Workshop with Abeer Hoque. March - May 2021. Scholarship recipient