Won: Bard Fiction Prize / National Book Critics Circle's John Leonard Prize / Crawford Award / Shirley Jackson Award / Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction / American Booksellers Association's Indies Choice Book Awards / New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association's Book of the Year / Bisexual Book Award for Fiction / Richard Yates Short Story Prize / Best of Philly: Writer on the Rise / Brooklyn Public Library Literature Prize

Finalist: National Book Award / LA Times Book Prize Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction / PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction / Kirkus Prize / Calvino Prize / World Fantasy Award / Nebula Award / Franz Kafka Award in Magic Realism / storySouth Million Writers Award / Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBTQ Fiction / Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction / Tiptree Award / The Dylan Thomas Prize / Bisexual Book Award for Best Writer of the Year / Locus Awards

Longlisted:   The Story Prize / John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer / Hugo Award

Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2018 Selection / Best American Nonrequired Reading 2018 Selection / Best American Essays 2018 Notable Essay / Best American Short Stories 2018 Distinguished Story / Year's Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 5 Selection / Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015 Selection / Best Horror of the Year, Volume 8 Selection / Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017 Selection / Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 2 Selection / The New Voices of Fantasy Selection / Year's Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 4 Notable Story / Pushcart Prize XL: The Best of the Small Presses Honorable Mention / Best American Essays 2016 Notable Essay / Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2016 Notable Story / Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2017 Notable Story

Best-Of Anthologies

Fellowships & Grants

Guggenheim Fellowship / The Elizabeth George Foundation / Speculative Literature Foundation Diverse Writers Grant / CINTAS Foundation Fellowship / Michener-Copernicus Foundation / The Wallace Foundation


Headlands Center for the Arts / Hedgebrook / Millay Colony for the Arts / Playa / Spruceton Inn / Wurlitzer Foundation / Yaddo