* Winner of RockSaw Press's Blue Skunk Poetry Series for chapbook 'Union Down'
* 3rd place Quarter After Eight’s 2008 Prose Contest (Ohio University)
* 2nd place in the New South's 2008 Poetry Contest (Georgia State University)
* Winner 1st and 2nd Place in The National League of American Pen Women’s 2006
‘Image Inspired’ Poetry Contest
*Winner of Blind Man’s Rainbow's 2004 Spring Poetry Contest. Volume 9, Issue 4