Awards & Publications

AWARDS
  • Picture book “The Day the Earth Shook” was awarded the Most Promising Manuscript Award by the Alaskan Writers Guild and the Alaskan Chapter of SCBWI [September 2015]
  • Play “Mirror,Mirror” won Runner-Up (i.e., Second Place) in the Northwest Drama Competition (a competition that includes 8 Northwestern states in the U.S. and includes entrants from many colleges in those states) and a monetary prize. [Fall 1996]
  • Poem “Morning Glory” was chosen by the National Library of Poetry for a special audio collection, “The Sound of Poetry,” where poems from select poets were read by a professional reader (only 10 out of 10,000 contestants were chosen for this project). [1993]
  • Poem “Thief” went all the way to the finals and won Editor’s Choice Award from the National Library of Poetry (only 250 out of 10,000 contestants received this award). [1990]
PUBLICATIONS
  • Poem “Lost” published by “Alaska Women Speak” [Winter 2016 issue]
  • Magazine article “Writing for Joy” published by “Alaskan Women Speak” [Winter 2014 issue]
  • Magazine article “Unique Materials & Techniques” published by Spokane CDA Woman (about fashion designer Kirsten Longly) [September-October 2012]
  • Poem “I, Daedulus” published by “Understory” (the University of Alaska Anchorage undergraduate literary Magazine) [Spring 2010]
  • Poem “Why the Leaves Turn” published by “Understory” (the University of Alaska Anchorage undergraduate literary magazine) [Spring 2008]
  • Movie Reviews and other articles published weekly in “The Northern Light” (the University of Alaska Anchorage campus newspaper) [January 2007-May 2010]
  • Poems “Noah’s Wife” and “Intimacy” published by “Inklings” (the University of Alaska Anchorage undergraduate literary magazine now called “Understory”) [Spring 1997]
  • Poems “The Rain of You” and “The Wandering Minstrel” published by “Inklings” (the University of Alaska Anchorage undergraduate literary magazine now called “Understory”) [Spring 1996]
  • Poem “Morning Glory” published in “Distinguished Poets of America ” by The National Library of Poetry.[1993]
  • Poem “Thief” published in “Windows on the World” by The National Library of Poetry. [1990]
  • Poem “Loveliness” published in “Treasured Poems of America” by the Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum [1990]