WRITING

Journal Publications (Fiction)

“To Suture; To Bind.” Cherry Tree, Winter 2016
So You Survived the Apocalypse?!Driftless Review, Winter 2016
Story of a Room.” Quarterly West, Fall 2015
The Glass Girl.” Memorious, Summer 2015
Devil’s Bridge.” The Normal School (online), December 2014 (with Kate McIntyre)
The Snow Children.” Carve, Fall 2014
“Man Skate.” Midwestern Gothic 15, Fall 2014
“We Used to Play.” The MacGuffin, Winter 2014
“Bodies of Water.” Washington Square Review, Summer/Fall 2013
“Milky Way.” Bluestem, Spring 2013
“Bambino.” [PANK] 8, 2012
Pin: A Fairy Tale.” Matchbook Review, March 2012
Man Skate.” The Baltimore Review, Winter 2012
“Cotswold Cottage.” Fifth Wednesday Journal, Fall 2011
“Rumplestiltskin.” Copper Nickel 16, Fall 2011 (with Kate McIntyre)
“Jane.” Copper Nickel 16, Fall 2011
The Mistakes of Summer.” Hobart (online), April 2011
Things I’ve Overheard My Roommate Say to Her On-Again/Off-Again Boyfriend or Works By Joyce Carol Oates?McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, September 2010
How I Liked the Avocados.” SmokeLong Quarterly 28, Summer 2010

Journal Publications (Poetry)

“Where Sleep Hides.” Hotel Amerika 14, forthcoming 2016
“Everything Should Wear a Condom.” Calyx 28.3, Winter 2015
Earthworm.” The Summerset Review, Fall 2013
Eat Your M&M.” Rattle 36, Winter 2011
“Look in the Mirror, Walrus-Ass” & “Love’s in the Laundry.” the delinquent 14, Spring 2011

Journal Publications (Creative Nonfiction)

Fiction Spotlight: Becky Hagenston.” Memorious Blog, May 2016
“Are You a Good Girl or a Bad Girl?” The Journal 38.1, Winter 2014
Smoking with Margaret Patton Chapman.” SmokeLong Quarterly, Summer 2013

Anthology Publications (Poetry and Fiction)

“How I Liked the Avocados.” SmokeLong Quarterly: Best of the First Ten Years, (Matter Press), 2014
“The End of Cheese.” The Untidy Season: Nebraska Women Poets, (Backwaters Press), 2013

Selected Awards & Honors
International & National
        storySouth 2015 Million Writers Award for “The Snow Children” 2016

Vermont Studio Center Fiction Fellowship, October 1st, 2015
Carve Magazine
Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, Second Place, 2014, for “The Snow Children.” Judge: Aimee Bender
Washington Square Review Fiction Award, First Place, 2013, for “Bodies of Water.” Judge: Karen Russell
Pushcart Prize Nomination, 2013, for “ Earthworm.”
Pushcart Prize Nomination, 2012, for “Pin: A Fairy Tale.”
Pushcart Prize Nomination, 2010 for “How I Liked the Avocados.”

Local & Departmental

Louise Van Sickle Fellowship in Creative Writing, 2013 (University of Nebraska)
Stuff Dissertation Fellowship, 2013 (University of Nebraska)
Prairie Schooner/Mari Sandoz Fiction Prize for “Cotswold Cottage,” 2012 (University of Nebraska)