• Walter H. Judd International Graduate & Professional Fellow: 2017, University of Minnesota
  • Winner of AWP's Kurt Brown Prize in Creative Nonfiction2017,  selected by judge Brian Oliu
  • Winner of Scholastic Art + Writing Awards Annual Alumni Residency: 2016, selected by judge Tina Chang 
  • Winner of Gesell Award in Creative Nonfiction: 2016, University of Minnesota, selected by judge Matt Donovan
  • Fellow with the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources: 2016 (Great Lakes Energy Workshop)
  • College of Liberal Arts Summer Research Fellowship: 2016 and 2017, University of Minnesota
  • O'Rourke Travel Fellowship: 2016, University of Minnesota
  • College of Liberal Arts Graduate Fellow:  2015 - 2018, University of Minnesota
  • Tom Cassidy Graduate Scholarship: 2016-2017, 2017-2018 Bowdoin College
  • Phi Beta Kappa: inducted 2014
  • Paul Andrew Walker Prize: 2014, for excellence as editor of Bowdoin Orient
  • Pray Prize: 2014, for excellence as senior English major at Bowdoin College
  • Environmental Studies Award: 2014, for excellence as senior ES major at Bowdoin College
  • Nonfiction Writing Prize: 2013, Bowdoin College
  • Bertram Louis Smith Jr. Prize: 2013, for top GPA of junior English major at Bowdoin College
  • Udall Scholar: 2013
  • Surdna Fellow: 2013, for summer thesis research at Bowdoin College
  • David Sewall Premium Prize: 2011, for first year English composition at Bowdoin College
  • Faculty Scholar: 2010, selected upon admittance to Bowdoin College
  • Foyle Young Poet: 2007 and 2008, international winner selected by Britain's Poetry Society