2023: Shortlist, Isele Poetry Prize, for “How to Love a Broken Man,” “Lessons on My Mother’s Face,” “Hail the Feet that Kick in Walls”
2021: Shortlist, Miles Morland Writing Scholarship
2021: Grantee, City Artists Corps Grant by New York City, for “Echoes of Home,” a poetry and music recital.
2018: Winner, The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa, for A Nation in Labour, a poetry collection
2018: Shortlist, The Commonwealth Short Story Prize for “Dancing with Ma”
2018: Longlist, Short Story Day Africa for “The Satans Inside My Jimmy”
2018: Longlist, for Short Story Day Africa for “Waiting”
2018: Shortlist, The Ghana Poetry Prize for “We Arise”