Awards

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2020 The Social Academic blog named #35 of the Top 100 Education blogs by Feedspot

Jennifer is 3rd from the back left
UL Outstanding Graduates

2018 Finalist for Outstanding Master’s Graduate Award at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

2018 Winner of the Anderson Award for Best Paper in Medieval Studies for “From Forest to Hall: Representations of Wood and Trees in Beowulf” from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette English Department.

2018 English Departmental Professional Writing, Social Media, and Recruitment Assistantship at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

2017-2018 English Departmental Teaching Assistantship at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

2016-2017 University of Louisiana Alumni Association Graduate Student Scholarship

2016-2017 Graduate School Master’s Fellowship at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette

2014-2015 Jack Kerouac School Events Graduate Assistantship at Naropa University

2013-2014 Jack Kerouac School Graduate Fellowship at Naropa University

2008-2013 Merit Scholarship at Monmouth University

2013 Jane Freed Grant at Monmouth University Honors School

2013 Honors School Award at Monmouth University

Creative Writing

2017 Glass: A Journal of Poetry recommended reading of 2017, for “Altars of Nonesuch”

2016 Finalist for The Comstock Writers Group Chapbook Contest, for Pelt

2016 Finalist for the Paper Nautilus Vella Chapbook Award, for Pelt

2015 The Glenn Gould Foundation’s Aria of the Goldberg Variations Contest for “The Ear,” “Maestoso,” and “Theme”

2013 Creative Writing Award – Monmouth University

2012 Creative Writing Award – Monmouth University

2012 Chautauqua Writer’s Festival Grant