Recipient of a 1995-6 Poetry Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, & fellowships from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation to the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center & the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Nominated four times for a Pushcart Prize. Won The Devil's Millhopper Kudzu Prize, the Maryland Poetry Review's Egan Award, First Prize in Poetry at the College of New Jersey Writers' Conference, & the 2010 Princemere Prize. A featured reader at the Governor's Council on the Arts & the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, she has read at The Princeton Institute for Advanced Studies, the Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton & Newark Libraries,the Paterson Museum, Barnes & Noble, Borders, Sussex County Community College,the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, & the Bowery Poetry Club, the National Arts Club, & Wagner College in NYC. She was inducted into the Curtis High School(NYC) Hall of Fame in 2010; she judged the 2011 NJ POETRY OUT LOUD's State Finals. Her work has appeared in Atlanta Review, Circumference, Edison Literary Review, Ekphrasis, Journal of New Jersey Poets, Kalliope, Lullwater Review, Main Street Rag, MARGIE, Maryland Poetry Review, New York Magazine, Palanquin, Parks & Recreation, Paterson Literary Review, Prairie Schooner, Prolog, Schuylkill Valley Journal, Sensations, Slant, The Devil's Millhopper, TPQ on Line, & U.S.1 Worksheets, where she serves as editor. She is a member of the Poetry Society of America, The Academy of American Poets, & U.S.1 Poets Cooperative.Her third book, Where the Dead Are, is forthcoming from CavanKerry Press. She is a poet in residence for the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.