Los Angeles Review Fellow / A Room of Her Own Retreat / Abiqui, New Mexico / 2015
Selected to be a part of the 100-women-strong retreat, one of a handful of fellows

Artist-in-Residence / Signal Fire Arts’ Outpost Residency / Central Cascades, Oregon / 2015

Participating Artist / Asylum Arts’ International Jewish Artist Retreat / Garrison, New York / 2015
One of 80 artists selected to participate in this multi-disciplinary retreat

Participating Writer / Tent: Creative Writing / Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, Massachusetts / 2015

Artist-in-Residence / Wildacres Retreat Center / Little Switzerland, North Carolina / 2014

Student Commencement Speaker / Carnegie Mellon’s 115th Commencement / 2012
I talked about how atypical Carnegie Mellon students are in front of about 10,000 people. You can watch it here.

Fellow / Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets / Lewisburg, Pennsylvania / 2012
One of 12 undergraduate poets selected nationwide for three-week seminar

American Jewish Committee Goldman Fellow / Warsaw, Poland / 2011
Placed at human rights nonprofit Forum for Dialogue Among Nations to write, design, and edit grant reports; researched and wrote a grant resulting in 6,000 Euro award for educational programs throughout Poland; part of an 11-person cohort

Senior Honors Thesis / An Aquarium Made From Fish Soup / 2011-2012
Compiled a collection of poems and produced a podcast about the creative process and the manuscripts work with fellow creative writing major and fiction writer, Kyle Rood

Andrew Carnegie Society Scholarship / 2011
Chosen by deans and department heads and awarded to a select group of undergraduate seniors who embody academic excellence, volunteerism, leadership and involvement in student organizations or the arts

Rosenthal Margaret Morrison Scholarship / 2011
Awarded to one female undergraduate student in Carnegie Mellon’s creative writing department each year

Adamson Awards / Carnegie Mellon University / 2nd Place – Poetry / 2011

Carnegie Mellon University Press Poetry Prize / 2010 / judged by Aimee Nezhukumatahil