Recent Awards


Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prize, The Poetry Center, Passaic County Community College, 2011


Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize, Passages North, Northern Michigan University, 2011


Yeats Society of New York Poetry Prize 2007


International Publication Award, Atlanta Review, 2010

International Publication Award, Atlanta Review, 2008


Women Artists Datebook Calendar 2010, Syracuse Cultural Workers


Second Prize, Joy Harjo Poetry Contest, 2008

Second Prize, Friends of Acadia Poetry Contest, 2008


Third Prize, Feile Filiochta, Irish International Poetry Competition, 2005

Prize, publication,  Foley Prize in Poetry, 2009


Shortlist, Bridport Prize, 2013

Finalist, Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry, 2010

Finalist, New Letters Poetry Prize, 2009


Honorable Mention Yeats Society of New York Poetry Prize, 2015

Honorable Mention, Chautauqua Poetry Contest, 2009

Honorable Mention, Winning Writers War Poetry Contest, 2007



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