Award Winning Poetry

Title
Award
Journal
Year
Ode for an Absent Student
Narrative Poetry Contest - Semi-Finalist
2020 Naugatuck River Review
2020
Smiling at the Executioner
Pushcart Prize Nominee 2020
2020 Sky Island Journal
2020
Ode for an Ode on a Grecian Urn
2019 Folio Editor's Prize - Winner
2019 Folio
2019
Bad Apology
Also featured in March 2020 #Tbt
2017 SWWIM
2017
Sugaring
Robert Frost Award - 2014 Finalist
2016 Naugatuck River Review
2016
The Bath
Narrative Poetry Contest - Semi-Finalist
2014 Naugatuck River Review
2014
Amber Alert
New South Writing Contest - Winner
2013 new south: Georgia St. Univ. Journal
2013
The Arrangement
Robert Frost Award - First Runner Up
2012 Beauty/Truth: Ekphrastic Poetry
2012
At the Grieving Parents Meeting
Rita Dove Poetry Award - Semi Finalist
2012 River Styx
2012
Catharsis
Erskine J. Poetry Prize - Finalist
2012 Smartish Pace
2012
Bingo Night for Missing and Exploited Children
Blue Room Collective - "Grabbed Anthology"
2012 The Adirondack Review
2012
1-800-THE-LOST
2011 American Poet Prize - Winner
2011 American Poetry Journal
2011
The Retrieval
Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award - Special Merit
2008 Comstock Review
2008
Museum
Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award
2008 Comstock Review
2008
The Rescue
Muriel Craft Bailey Award - Special Merit
2008 Comstock Review
2008
The Rape of Chryssipus
Spoon River Editors' Prize - Winner
2007 Spoon River Poetry Review
2007
Odalisque
Muriel Craft Bailey Award - Finalist
2006 Comstock Review
2006
Sanriku
Vachel Lindsay Poetry Award - Winner
2006 Willow Springs
2006
On Recognizing Saints
Annie Finch Prize - Winner
2005 National Poetry Review
2005
Against Elegies
Featured in Verse Daily
2004 National Poetry Review
2004
Beginner's Mind
From the book "Advantages of Believing"
1978 Williams College Archives
1978
On Rewinding
Emerson Original Poetry Award - Winner
1974 Emerson College Review
1974

* forthcoming