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2016

  • Chicago Public Library’s 21st Century Award
  • Silver  IPPY Award in Multicultural Fiction Category
  • International Book Award in Literary Fiction Category
  • USA Best Book Award in African American Fiction Category

2015

  • Florida Authors and Publishers Association President’s Award
  • Elixir Press Award in Fiction
  • First Horizon Award
  • Eric Hoffer Legacy Fiction Award

2013

  • Prairie Schooner Book Series Prize
  • Lamar York Prize for Fiction

2012

  • Crazyhorse Editor’s Prize for Fiction

2010

  • Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction

2009

  • Schlafly Micro-brew Micro Fiction Award
  • Danahy Fiction Prize, Tampa Review

2006

  • Jack Dyer Award in Fiction

2004

  • William Richey Prize in Fiction

2002

  • Celebration of Black Writing Fiction Prize
  • Potpourri Short-short Fiction Prize
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