A.C. Forrest Memorial Award winner, 2017

Amnesty International Canada Media Award, 2016

A.C. Forrest Memorial Award runner-up, 2015

National Magazine Award finalist (personal journalism), 2014

Dave Greber Freelance Writers’ Award for social justice writing, 2014

Constance Rook Creative Nonfiction Prize finalist, 2012

Western Magazine Award finalist (fiction), 2012



Banff Centre Historical Fiction Workshop with Lawrence Hill, 2016

Canada Council for the Arts: Grant for Professional Writers, 2016

Manitoba Arts Council: Travel/Professional Development Grant, 2016

Winnipeg Arts Council: Professional Development Grant, 2016

UBC Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, 2013

Random House/Hazlitt Award in Creative Writing, 2013

Manitoba Arts Council – Emerging Writers Grant, 2011