RAY BRADBURY FELLOWSHIP for SHORT STORIES, Double finalist for two different short stories in 2002.
New Century Writer Awards, NCWA
Nominated in 2002 for the best essay on children’s literature in the CSUN program.
National Scholars Honor Society, 2003.
Merit scholarship at CalArts for the 2002-2003 year.
Merit scholarship for 2003-2004 year CalArts.
Deans list while at CSUN.
She also taught Animation and Claymation to grade school children.
Worked for the Community Arts Partnership, (CAP) as a Poetry Teacher for teens at St. Elmo Village, an artist in residence community in the inner city in Los Angeles.
Taught theatre to teens living in group homes.
Wrote, produced and directed a play "The Boy That Was All Used Up," at the the Road Theater Company in Noho.