awards & nominations

AWARDS

2016

  • winner: Gival Press 15th Annual Oscar Wilde Award for “Anonymity”

2015

  • winner: 2015 Third Coast Poetry Prize (judged by Ralph Angel) for “Thereafter” Ralph Angel writes: “Sometimes language speaks louder than words. And sometimes self-consciousness keeps up with it—the language for which we have no language—’the something // out there after you. “Thereafter” is a marvelous depiction of the mind in action.” http://www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/contests/
  • winner: 2015 Pacifica Literary Review Look and Leap Poetry Contest for “Branching”
  • winner: 2015 Sibling Rivalry/HBO series Looking promotion for “The License Plate”

1996

  • winner: Maine Arts Slam

 

NOMINATIONS

2016

  • Pushcart Prize for “Frontier” appearing in West Branch
  • Pushcart Prize for “Volatiles” appearing in Apple Valley Review
  • Best of the Net for “Volatiles” appearing in Apple Valley Review
  • The Orison Anthology for “Empathy” appearing in Ruminate

2014

  • Pushcart Prize for “Ménage” appearing in The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts

2013

  • Pushcart Prize for “His interior, thickening” appearing in Thrush Poetry Journal
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