PUBLICATIONS/AWARDS


BOOKS: Small House Breathing, Quercus Review Press, 2009

CHAPBOOKS:
Dispatches from Everest, Fomite Press, 2016
Boundaries, The Delphi Chapbook Series, Blue Lyra Press, 2016

    ANTHOLOGIES: 


    AWARDS/HONORS:  
    • Semi-finalist, Paumanok Poetry Award, 2014
    • Finalist, Blue Light Press Chapbook Competition, 2014
    • Winner (one of ten), 6th Annual Nazim Hikmet Poetry Competition, 2014
    • Finalist, Naugatuck River Review Narrative Poetry Contest, 2013
    • Finalist, Blue Light Press Chapbook Competition, 2013
    • Semi-finalist, Paumanok Poetry Award 2012
    • Honorable Mention, Crab Creek Review Poetry Contest, judged by Dorianne Laux, 2011
    • Finalist, Rita Dove Poetry Award, 2011
    • Finalist, Hill-Stead Museum's Sunken Garden Chapbook Competition, 2009
    • Winner, Quercus Review Poetry Series Annual Book Award, 2008
    • Runner-up, Concrete Wolf Chapbook Competition, Riding the Bus in Alexandria, 2008
    • Semi-finalist, The Black River Chapbook Competition, Riding the Bus in Alexandria, 2008 
    • Third place, The Prime Time Cape Cod Magazine and Academy for Lifelong Learning Writing Competition, 2008  
    • Winner, Dogwood Annual Literary Competition (Poetry), judged by Micheal O'Siadhail, 2008 
    • Finalist, Philip Levine Prize for Poetry, 2007
    • Finalist, Rita Dove Poetry Award, 2008 and 2007
    • Winner, Late Blooms Poetry Postcards contest, 2007 
    • First Prize, Urban Artists Initiative Second Annual Literary Competition, 2004 
    • First Prize, Urban Artists Initiative Annual Literary Competition, 2002 


    GRANTS/RESIDENCIES:  
      • Artist Fellowship, Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, 2007 
      • Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship, 2005
      • Artist Fellowship, Connecticut Commission on the Arts, 1999 
      • Grant, Inner City Cultural Development Program [now Urban Artists Initiative], 1994-1998