RECENT CREDITS

2013

FINALIST, William Faulkner-William Wisdom Competition
Novel-in-Progress — Painting Her Life

SHORT LIST, William Faulkner-William Wisdom Competition in 3 categories:
Novel — A Day Called Yesterday
Memoir — Riding the Rapids
Short Story — “The Bridge”

FINALIST, Nilsen Literary Prize
First Novel – A Day Called Yesterday
 
SEMI-FINALIST, New Millennium Writings Contest
Fiction — “The Bridge”

2012

HONORABLE MENTION, Glimmer Train Family Matters Contest
Memoir — “Drowning Girl”

LONG LIST, Fish Inaugural Short Memoir Prize — “Drowning Girl”

 

EARLY CREDITS

1999

SEMI-FINALIST, New Millennium Writings Awards
Nonfiction — “The Self-Portrait”

SECOND PLACE, Iowa Literary Awards
Nonfiction — “Lost Keys”

HONORABLE MENTION, Jack London Writing Contest
Nonfiction — “Prologue” to My Father and Me

1998

FINALIST, New Letters Literary Awards
Nonfiction — My Father and Me (excerpt)

1997

FIRST PLACE, California Writers Club
Nonfiction — “I Belong to the Sky”