Poet, Creative Nonfiction Writer
Publications & Prizes
- 1998 -- 10th Annual Lambda Literary Award Nominee for for "Cassell’s Encyclopedia of Queer Myth, Symbol, and Spirit" edited by Randy P. Conner and David Hatfield Sparks (Cassell: London)
- 2005 -- 17th Annual Lambda Literary Award Nominee for "Queering Creole Spiritual Traditions" by Randy Conner and David Hatfield Sparks (Harrington Park Press)
- His book of selected poems, "Princes and Pumpkins" (Xlibris, 2013) was awarded 1st Prize for the 2016 Writer's Digest Ebook poetry contest.
- In 2019 he was awarded a writer’s residency in New Orleans by the “Good Judy Foundation, My Judy Residency” program in honor of the lesbian writer Judy Grahn.
- He was a semi-finalist in the 2019 Saints and Sinners Fiction Contest for short story, "A Little Death in Naples."