Awards

AWARDS

  • 2017 WyoPoets Member Contest, judge Linda Hasselstrom:
    1st place free-verse: “Stopping at Louis Lake”

  • 2016 Wyoming Arts Council Literary Fellowship for Poetry (awarded 2015): judge Rebecca Foust.

  • 2015 Wyoming Writers Contest, judge Rick Kempa:
    1st Place free-verse: “Runoff River”

  • 2015 WyoPoets Eugene V. Shay National Poetry Contest, judge B. J. Buckley:
    Honorable mention, free-verse: “Backing onto the Interstate”

  • 2011 Flying Trout Press chapbook finalist:
    “To Taste the Wind” (unpublished)

  • 2009 Wyoming Writers Contest:
    1st honorable mention, free-verse: “Codge ‘n Sara’s Mercantile”

  • 2000 WyoPoets Members Contest, judge Sandra Foushee:
    4th honorable mention, free-verse: “Through Tangled Branches”

  • 2000 WyoPoets National Poetry Contest, judge Patricia Grimm:
    3rd place free-verse: “Sunshine Apple”

  • 1999 Wyoming Arts Council Literary Fellowship for Poetry (awarded 1998):
    judge Agha Shahid Ali.

  • 1999 WyoPoets 1st Annual Poetry Contest, judge Patricia Grimm:
    free-verse special recognition: “Kiona Blues”

  • 1998 Devils Tower Writer’s Residency, selected by Bearlodge Writers, Sundance WY.

  • 1998 Pierrot Award from Arts in Action, Riverton, WY: Outstanding Writer.

  • 1994 Wyoming Writers Contest (publ. in Wyoming Writing: An Anthology of Winning Entries in Wyoming Writers’ Contest), judge Gary David: 2nd place free verse: “Navajo Twilight”

  • 1992-93 Pierrot Award from Arts in Action, Riverton, WY: Outstanding Creative Writer.

  • 1992 Wyoming Writers Contest (publ. in Wyoming Writing: An Anthology of Winning Entries in the Annual Adult Contest of Wyoming Writers, Inc.), judge David Lee:
    1st place free-verse: “Flood Tide”

  • 1987 Wyoming Writers Contest (publ. in Wyoming Writing: An Anthology of the Winning Entries in the Adult Contest of Wyoming Writers, Inc.), judge Ray Gonzales:
    honorable mention, free-verse: “Flagstaff Autumn Blues”

  • 1986 Wyoming Writers Contest, judge David Mouat:
    2nd honorable mention, free-verse: “April Rain”

  • 1985 Wyoming Writers Contest (publ. in Wyoming Writing: Annual Contest Winners), judge Charles Levendosky:
    2nd place, traditional poetry: “Night Watchman”

  • 1984 Wyoming Writers Contest (publ. in Eleventh Annual Anthology of Winning Entries in Wyoming Writers’ Contest), judge Judith Barrington: 1st place, free-verse: “Broken Weave”