Anthologies:Always at Home Here: 6 Tennessee Poets
(McGraw-Hill, 1998), Homeworks: A Book of Tennessee Writers
(University of Tennessee Press, 1996), Homewords: A Book of Tennessee Writers
(The University of Tennessee Press, 1986)
Finalist, Tennessee Writers Alliance poetry competition (2002); First place, Southern Poets Over 50 (Kennesaw State, 2002); First place, Mid-South Chapbook Competition (Ion Books, Memphis, 1986); Second place (Virginia Highlands Festival, 1979); First place for poetry (The Miscellany: A Davidson Review, 1976); Honorable mention for light verse (Poets' Study Club, Terre Haute, IN, 1975); Honorable mention (Chickasaw Branch, NIAPW, Memphis, 1975); Second- and third-place awards, Mid-South Poetry Festival (Memphis, 1974); Honorable mention for light verse (New York Magazine, May 1973); The Manners Prize for writing (Princeton University, 1961); and The Bain-Swiggett Prize for poetry (Princeton University, 1960).