AWARDS AND HONORS
POETRY CONTEST AWARDS
Fall 1996, River Styx, Honorable Mention: A Bethlehem Morning. Marilyn Hacker, judge.
Spring 1997, The Tennessee Literary Awards, Third Place: German China
Fall 1997, Cream City Review, Second Place: Keeper Of The Hearts
Spring 1999, The Signpost, Second Place: Letter To A Dead Mother
March 2017, Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall chose "A Ghost Minority" for the WA 129 Anthology, 129 poets whose work represented the best 129 poets in WA State.
May 2019, Streetlight Magazine, Second Place: "Tongues of Men."
March 2019, My book, Waxing the Dents was a finalist in the Brick Road Poetry Prize and will be published in February 2020.
POETRY BOOK PUBLICATION
May 2004: Six poems were chosen by Rudy Kikel and published in the national anthology, This New Breed: Gents, Bad Boys, And Barbarians 2, from Windstorm Creative Press.
January 2017: "Confessions Of A Pentecostal Buddhist," by Createspace, available on Amazon.
My chapbook, "Boys" will be published by Duck lake Books in December 2019.
My book, Waxing the Dents was a finalist in the Brick Road Poetry Prize and will be published in February 2020.
December 2003, Seattle, WA.: One of eight honorary poets chosen by a panel from the University of Washington and Poets West to read at the annual reading held at the Frye Museum.