Books:of Dirt and Tar
(Cherry Grove Collections, 2014), Altars of Ordinary Light
(Plain View Press, 2007), Mean Girl Trips
(Pudding House Publications, 2006)
Anthologies:Changing Harm to Harmony
(Marin Poetry Center Press, 2014), A Bird as Black as the Sun
(Green Poet Press, 2011), Intimate Kissses: The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure
(New World Library, 2001), Passionate Hearts: The Poetry of Sexual Love
(New World Library, 1996)
Awarded the Nazir and Mary Ansari Gold Medal for Distinguished Teaching (2014)
Recipient of two month-long artist residencies at Camac Centre d’Art, France, 2013 and 2014.
Awarded Sierra Artist Grant ($1,000.00) for excellence in literary arts.
Outstanding Teacher of the Humanities Award, Nevada Humanities Council, 2013.
First Place Poetry Prize in Winter Annual Literary Contest, Moonshine Ink, 2013.