Publications & Prizes
2018 John Ciardi Poetry Prize for collection, Sweet Herbaceous Miracle. 2015 James Dickey Prize, Five Points Press, for "Dirty Talk: A Marriage Poem," "A Reprimand of Crows," "The Space Between: 4 a.m." 2007 Magliocco Prize for Poetry, Bellevue Literary Magazine, for "After the Light." 2009 Literary Award in Poetry, The Pinch, for "Pins and Needles." 2011 Long Poem Prize, Malahat Review, for "Namaste: An American Doctor in Nepal, 1952-1954" (finalist). 2011 Editor's Best Poem Award, MARGIE: The American Journal of Poetry, for "Tweezing the Bones" (runner-up). Honorable Mention awards from Sow's Ear Poetry, Nimrod International Journal, Briar Cliff Review, New Millennium Writings, Ruminate.