is promoted to deputy publisher of The Believer magazine.
short story, “Veiled,” is accepted by Willowdown Books for the anthology, Worlds Together, Worlds Apart, to be published July 2018.
is awarded July residency at the Vermont Studio Center.
receives the 2018 Multi-Genre Maverick Writer Award from the Willamette Writers and will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Willamette Writers Conference.
signed a two-book deal with Pantheon Books for two graphic projects; Seek You: Essays on American Loneliness, and Terrible Man, a graphic novel.
accepted Simon & Schuster’s offer for four books, The Junior Monster Scouts series, debuting Fall 2019.
is the 2017-2018 recipient of the Nevada Arts Council’s Major Project Fellowship, the most prestigious individual grant awarded in Nevada.
has been awarded the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Award in poetry, Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah, publsihed by Coffee House Press, 2012.
essay, “Speak Fire,” is published in Mistake House.