Awards & Publications

Finalist, Southwest Writers, Biography Prose, 2021
Finalist, Southwest Writers, Spiritual Poem, 2021
Third Prize, Larry Turner Award for Nonfiction, Ontario, Canada, 2006
Recipient of Residency, A Room of Her Own Foundation, 2005
Honorable Mention, Fourth Genre Journal Annual Editor’s Prize, 2005
Honorable Mention, New Millennium Writer’s Journal, 2005
Creative Nonfiction Mentorship Award Winner, Loft Literary Center, 2003-2004
Personal Memoir, “Living in Twilight,” Water~Stone Review, 2003
Personal Memoir, “Living in Twilight,” Water~Stone Review, 2003
Creative Nonfiction Mentorship Award Winner, SASE Mentorship Program, 2002
Poem Publication, “Vanishing Romance,” Water~Stone Review, 2002
Creative Thesis Award, Graduate of Liberal Studies (GLS) Program, Masters in Liberal Studies, 1999