Fiction Writer, Poet
Publications & Prizes
First Place, New American Press chapbook contest for The Gospel According to Frank, 2003.
First Place, 2002 Maryland State Poetry & Literary Society Chapbook Contest for poetry collection The Everyday Apocalypse.
Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award, for research and lecturing at the University of Wales, Bangor, 2000-2001.
Robert H. Winner Memorial Award, Poetry Society of America, co-winner for manuscript titled “Sestinas for the Everyday Apocalypse,” Judged by W. D. Snodgrass (April 2000).