Awards | Nominations | Scholarships
Bread Loaf Writers' Conference
Awarded full ride work-study scholarship (social staff)
The Margins Fellowship
(AAWW: Asian American Writers' Workshop)
Advanced to second round out of 150 to decide Finalists
Awarded scholarship (recipient, not attendee).
Kenyon Review Writers Workshop
Periplus Collective Fellowship
Selected as a finalist from 500+ applicants.
Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing
Competitive selection process (14% acceptance rate).
Merman nominated for Pushcart Prize
Best Small Fictions
Motivations of a Hibachi Chef nominated for anthology by Longleaf Review
The Best American Food Writing 2022
Not Your Mom's Masala Chai recognized as notable.
Wigleaf Top 50
Body of Water longlisted for the Wigleaf Top 50.
Body of Water nominated for anthology by Lost Balloon.
American Standard nominated for anthology by No Contact
Best of the Net
Planet Keloid nominated for anthology by Nurture
Recognized as top 3 projects for client excellence in Operations across globe.
Nominated by global leadership for "Best Team" in Operations for the Accenture Oscars.
Selected to participate as Founder in The New School & Parsons' incubator, Venture Lab.
2019 - 2020
Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative
Awarded institutional scholarship as an Impact Entrepreneurship Fellow, focusing on transparency in carbon cost of consumer clothing.
2018 - 2020
The New School
Awarded Dean's Merit Scholarship on the basis of submitted manuscript, finishing with a 4.0 GPA.
University of Florida
Awarded full ride scholarship for undergraduate studies.
2008 - 2012