Other Works

"Cross Burning at Gamma Phi Beta", an essay commissioned by Oregon Quarterly, won the 2012 National Silver and Gold medals for Best Article of the Year in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education - Circle of Excellence Awards

Commissioned by The Oregon Quarterly to write an essay. It was published in Spring of 2011

Winner of the 2006 Wm. Van Wert Fiction Competition Award, noted in '06 May-June Poets & Writers

Finalist in Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Contest for "A Change in Perspective" in 2006

Excerpt from novel placed in top 20% for the 2001 Dana Award in The Novel

Semi-finalist in New Millennium Y2K Writing Awards contest in 2000

In 1998, semi-finalist category of Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society Short Story Competition

Short story of mine placed 7th in top-ten for The Writer’s Digest Short Story Competition in 1988