Publications

Awards

Garth Avant Award in Fiction
The Center for Writers 2020 Awards 
The University of Southern Mississippi

2018 New Writer Award with story “Storm Chasers”
Sequestrum Literary Journal

Milton for Mississippi Creative Writing Award in Fiction with story “On This Rock”
The Milton for Mississippi program
The University of Southern Mississippi

The Ben Mounger Rawls Award for Excellence in Creative Writing
The Center for Writers 2018 Awards
The University of Southern Mississippi

The Kullman Award for First Prize Creative Work with story “Crafting Iron”
Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference 23
University of Mississippi

Short Stories

For the Love of God”
Spring 2021
Sou’wester

On This Rock”
Spring 2019
Milton for Mississippi

“Storm Chasers”
Fall 2019
Sequestrum

“Hector’s Photograph”
Fall 2018
Harpur Palate 18.1

“Amish Country”
Spring 2018
Entropy

“Those Who Wander”
Spring 2017
USM Product 31

“The Vigil”
Spring 2017
Red Mud Review

“Crafting Iron”
Spring 2015/Fall 2016
Sou’wester

“A Study in Friendship”
Spring 2015
USM Product 29

blogs, excerpts, and Reviews

Contributor Spotlight: Bryana Fern
Fall 2019
 Sequestrum

Roverandom: Reinvestigating Tolkien”
Fall 2018
ChLA International Committee 

“Peach: A Novel”
Fall 2017
Washington Independent Review of Books

“The Male Gaze of Zack Snyder’s Justice League
Fall 2017
Book Squad Goals

“How Vulcan Culture and Surface Politics Make T’Pol’s ‘Other’ Identity”
Fall 2017
Women at Warp

“What Makes Wonder Woman so Wonderful”
Summer 2017
Coauthored in Book Squad Goals

“The Logical Loyalty of T’Pol
Spring 2017
Women at Warp

“The World of Tolkien, Returning”
Spring 2017
Converge Magazine

“The Orphan’s Tale: A Novel”
Spring 2017
Washington Independent Review of Books

“Cruel Beautiful World: A Novel”
Fall 2016
Washington Independent Review of Books

“The Spirituality of Superheroes”
Fall 2015
Converge Magazine

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