Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer
Publications & Prizes
GAME FACE, a middle grade novel, received a Bronze Medal for the 2013 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards in Pre-Teen Fiction and was nominated for the 2013 Northeastern Minnesota Book Award (NEMBA) in the children's literature category. His nonfiction books have been recognized as Michigan Notable Book for young adults, finalist for ForeWord Book of the Year (YA nonfiction), and nominated for the Great Lakes Book Award. He was awarded a Senior Fulbright Lectureship to Norway's University of Science and Technology in Trondheim (1991-93).