Awards

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Writing Contest and Competition Awards:

  • First Place, Non-Fiction, Writers’ Workshop contest, Asheville, NC, 2016
  • Shortlist Finalist, Essay, Faulkner-Wisdom Writing Competition, 2016
  • Shortlist Finalist, Short Story, Faulkner-Wisdom Writing Competition, 2016
  • Finalist, Novel-in-Progress, Faulkner-Wisdom Writing Competition, 2016
  • Finalist, Non-Fiction, New Millennium Writings, Issue 41
  • 2nd Place, Dreamquest Poetry Contest, 2016
  • 2nd Place, Travel, Denver Woman’s Press Club In-house Contest, 2015
  • Finalist, Fiction, Raven Short Story Contest, 2015
  • Winner, Faulkner-Wisdom Poetry Gold Medal, 2015
  • Finalist, Novel-in-Progress and Essay, Faulkner/Wisdom Writing Competition, 2015
  • First Place, Creative Non-Fiction, ACC Writer’s Studio contest, 2015
  • Honorable Mention, Memoir, Writers Workshop, Asheville, N.C, 2015
  • Honorable Mention, Creative Non-Fiction, New Millenniums #38 & #39, 2015
  • Honorable Mention, Fiction, Writer’s Workshop, Asheville, 2015
  • Finalist, Short Story, Stories on Stage with Lighthouse, 2014
  • Semi-Finalist, Short Story, Faulkner-Wisdom Writing Competition, 2014
  • Shortlist Finalist, Essay, Faulkner-Wisdom Writing Competition, 2014
  • Finalist, Essay, Social Publishing Network contest, 2014
  • Shortlist Finalist, Flash Fiction Contest, Fish Anthologies, 2014
  • 3rd place & Honorable Mention, Humor: Humorpress.com 2014
  • Longlist Finalist, Memoir, Lightship Writer’s Competition, Hull, England, 2013
  • Finalist, Poetry, Faulkner/Wisdom Writing Competition, 2014
  • Finalist, Alice Maxine Bowie Fellowship, Lighthouse Writers Workshop, 2014
  • 2nd Place, Fiction monologue: Writer’s Workshop, Asheville, NC, 2013
  • First runner-up, Essay: Faulkner – Wisdom Competition, 2013
  • First runner-up, Poetry: Faulkner – Wisdom Competition, 2013
  • Juried Selection, Lighthouse Literary Festival, 2013 Andre Dubus III; 2014 Robin Hemley; 2015 Steve Almond, 2015 Emily Rapp
  • Finalist, Fiction: On the Premise, 2013
  • Finalist, Non-Fiction: ACC Writer’s Studio, 2013
  • Finalist, Fiction: ACC Writer’s Studio, 2013
  • Semi-Finalist, Short Story: Faulkner – Wisdom Competition, 2012
  • Finalist, Memoir: Faulkner – Wisdom Competition, 2012
  • First Runner-Up: Novella, Faulkner – Wisdom Competition, 2012
  • Finalist, Non-fiction: Denver Woman’s Press Club Unknown Writers,2011
  • 3rd place, Fiction: Denver Woman’s Press Club Unknown Writers, 2011