Scholarship. Macondo Writers' Workshop. Macondo Foundation. San Antonio, TX (July 24-31, 2010).
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Amherst, VA (April 22-May 14, 2009).
Scholarship. Napa Valley Writers’ Conference. St. Helena, CA (July 27-August 1, 2008).
Artist Grant. Vermont Studio Center. Johnson, VT (April 2008).
Finalist--Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize. Unpublished poetry book--Panocha Power!: Poems from a Marimacha and Splintered Fronteras. Institute for Latino Studies. University of Notre Dame (April 2006).
Emerging Artist Award for Poetry. Astraea Lesbian Action Foundation (2001).
Association of Writers and Writing Programs’ Intro-Journal Project for my poem, “El Diablo” (2000).