Publications & Awards

I have been published internationally, both online and in print. Below are links to various publications which have included my writing and awards I have received. 

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2019

I was a Top-Ten Finalist in the creative nonfiction category of Columbia College Chicago YoungArts competition for my personal essay, “I Am A Raven”.

I received a Regional Gold Medal for my poem “The Birth of Venus” and a Regional Silver Medal for my personal essay, “To The Man Who Asked Me For A Poem” from Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

I have been published three times in the nationally acclaimed Denver School of the Arts high literary magazine, Calling Upon Calliope for my pieces “Necromancer”, “language”, and “here is a poem”

My short story “Necromancer” was produced by local theatre company, Stories on Stage.

2018

I received a Regional Gold Medal from Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for my short story, Make Clowns Great Again! click here to read. 

My personal essay, Happy Harry, received an Editors Choice on the teen writing community, Teen Ink in addition to be published in the June issue. It can be read here

My personal essay, “To The Man Who Asked Me For A Poem” was published in the teen online magazine, Blue Marble Review. Read my piece here.

My poem, “then & now” was published in the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art’s teen zine, “yours, theirs, & mine”. I was accepted as a teen ambassador for the MCA and over one semester, I met with 14 other teens from the Denver area, weekly, to design and compile our zine. View my poem and spread here.

2017

My poem “language” was a featured Poem of the Month on the online writing community, Cafe Aphra and can be read here

My poem “the poet is the namer” was published in the British literary magazine, Peeking Cat Poetry, find it here

My poem "fire" was featured in the UK magazine Cake. Read my poem here

My poem, "Pearse's Cottage" was published in the Rose Magazine, an Irish publication. 

2016

I was awarded first place at the local Rocky Mountain PBS Storymakers Contest for my poetic prose piece, I Am Eire. Click here to read.

My poem, “Ode to Morning Dew” was featured on the back cover of the Irish magazine, OtherWise

My first ever published poem, “Ode to an Irish Painter” was featured in the Irish magazine, Guaire.

2015 & Beyond

For four years, I was a Colorado Kid Reporter for the Denver Post and had the wonderful opportunity to interview Buzz Aldrin, Chelsea Clinton, Jeff Corwin, and director Tim Johnson.