Awards

POETRY FINALIST: “Old farmhouse: The living room”
Fall Lines • Saluda River Prize for Poetry • 6/8/16 • Announced



POETRY FINALIST: “Step into this photograph with me”
Blue Bonnet Review • Annual Fall Poetry Contest • 1/6/16 • Online



PUSHCART PRIZE NOMINEE: “Music knows no color”
Atticus Review • 12/2/15 • Announcement



FICTION FINALIST: “Every time it snows”
Pen 2 Paper Creative Writing Competition • 10/24/15 • Announcement



POETRY FINALIST: “To be happy”
Pen 2 Paper Creative Writing Competition • 10/24/15 • Announcement & ePrint



FIRST PLACE WINNER: “The cleaning of the fish”
Rhyme On! • Loudoun Library Foundation Poetry Contest • 5/31/15 • Print & ePrint



HONORABLE MENTION WINNER
Americymru • West Coast Eisteddfod Poetry Competition • 10/14/13 • Adjudication



HONORABLE MENTION WINNER: “Salem Witch House”
Baltimore Science Fiction Society Poetry Contest • 5/24/13 • Announcement



HONORABLE MENTION WINNER: “Corner to corner, end to end”
Shenandoah • Bevel Summers Prize in Short Fiction • 5/23/13 • Announcement









  • Nantucket Directory Poetry Contest winner, 2013
  • Pushcart Prize nominee, 2009
  • Pushcart Prize nominee, 2007
  • Irene Ryan Award nominee, 2001
  • Christopher James Kranz Memorial Scholarship for Performing Arts winner, 1999
  • Lansing College Liberal Studies Division Full-Ride Scholarship winner, 1999
  • The J Man Times’  Outstanding Figure in the Zine Industry winner, 1998