Awards and Honors

  • Marianne Russo Award, Key West Literary Seminar, January 2012
  • Resident Artist, Hambidge, writing fellowship, November 2011
  • Resident Artist, The Studios of Key West ,  writing fellowship,   May 2011
  • Resident Artist, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts,   one month writing fellowship,  Nov-Dec 2010
  • Regional Judge, National Society of Arts & Letters, Short Fiction,   Feb 2010
  • Judge, Blue Ridge Writer’s Chapter of the Virginia Writer’s Club, Short Fiction Competition, July 2009
  • The HooK Short Fiction Competition, 3rd Place, “Just Like Family,” Judge – John Grisham, March 2009
  • The HooK Short Fiction Competition, 1st Place ,  “Moving,”  Judge – John Grisham, March 2008
  •  Honorable Mention, New Millennium Writings,  “Exposure,” June 2006
  •  Semi-Finalist, Dana Awards, Short Fiction, “Gracie,” April 2005