Awards and media

Here are some of the awards and honors I've received for my writing:

  • Winner of the 2008 and 2009 Interzone Readers' Polls. Co-winner of the 2010 Readers' Poll.
  • Finalist for the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Novella.
  • Story reprinted in Year's Best SF 14, edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer.
  • Story nominated for the 2009 British Fantasy Award.
  • Two stories nominated for the 2008 BSFA Award for Best Short Fiction.
  • Multiple honorable mentions in the 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th annual collections of The Year's Best Science Fiction Stories, edited by Gardner Dozois.
  • Winner of a 2002 Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship.
  • 2003 Gold Award for Communications Crafts, Writing, from University of Minnesota Communicators Forum.
  • Winner of the 2005 Fiction Warehouse Hypnologic Experiment writing contest
  • Winner of the Magnificent Magnolia 2003 essay contest
  • Jury selection in the Walker Art Center's 5 Minutes of Fame, December 2002
  • Winner of a 1997-98 Loft Mentor Series Award for Fiction.
  • Finalist for a SASE/Jerome Award.
  • Finalist at the 2001 Op-Ed Slam, sponsored by the National Writers Union.
  • Three-time judge of the Minnesota Book Awards, including judge of the 2003 fiction category.


Below is a sampling of the media coverage about my work. Reviews of my fiction are on this page.