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Agent: Claudia Ballard, WME


2013 Iowa Writers' Workshop, University of Iowa

2008 Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning


Director, Cuttyhunk Island Writers' Residency (link)

Director and Curator, Dedee Shattuck Gallery


Award & Residencies 

Pushcart Prize winner for short story, The History of Sound, 2019

PEN America Best Debut Short Story award, 2017

Gates of the Arctic Artist-in-Residence, 2016 (Alaska) (link)

Bread Loaf Scholarship in Fiction, 2015

Verney Fellow, 2014, Nantucket Historical Association

Residency with Odd Nerdrum, Norway, 2009 - 2010

Teaching-Writing Fellow, Iowa Writers' Workshop, 2012-2013

Writing Fellow, The Vermont Studio Center, 2013

The Lighthouse Works Fellowship, Fishers Island, New York, 2013

Nonfiction Fellow, Tin House Writers' Workshop
Rocky Neck Artist Colony Residency, Gloucester, MA
The Michael Rapuano Memorial Award Cornell University


Selected Exhibitions

Steven Amedee Gallery, New York, NY

Sloane Merrill Gallery, Boston, MA

Graylock Gallery, Williamstown MA

Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA 

The Harrison Gallery, Williamstown, MA 

New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA

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