Grants and Fellowships awarded: Giorno Poetry Systems, The West Chester Poetry Conference, The Vermont Studio Center
Barnstone Translation Prize, Finalist, 2009 and 2004.
Helen Schaible Sonnet Prize, First Prize, 2008.
Nimrod-Hardman Prize Semifinalist, 2005, for "Letter to Anton Chekhov."
Nuyorican Poets Ball, First Prize in the category of Parody, 1992.
Orbis (UK) Finalist in Reader's Prize, 2005.
Wordtech Communications' Word Prize awarded for The Everyday Uncommon, a book of poems, in 2005.