Guggenheim Fellowship, awarded 2019

The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, residency 2019

Barry Lopez Visiting Writer in Ethics and Community Fellowship, residency 2018

100 West Corsicana, residency 2018

Tulsa Artist Fellowship, residency 2017-2018

Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, grantee 2011

Literature Award Finalist, James Beard Foundation, finalist (for Peace Meals: Candy-Wrapped Kalashnikovs and Other War Stories) 2011

Dick Goldensohn Fund, grantee 2009 (twice) and 2010

Joel R. Seldin Award for Excellence in Peace and Justice Journalism from Psychologists for Social Responsibility, recipient 2007