Publications & Prizes
*Best American Essays (ed. Cynthia Ozick), Roll of Honor: "While Watts Burned";
*James Michener Prize for fiction from the Copernicus Society;
*Author of the Year, from the U.S. Naval Institute, for a serialized YA novel: "The Log of Matthew Roving";
*Pluma de Plata Mexicana, Silver Quill Award from the Mexican Secretary of Tourism, for best reporting on Mexico in 1985;
*Short story contest winner, Next Stop Hollywood (St. Martins' Press);
*Elizabeth Mignon Puknat Prize for Poetry, UC Santa Cruz (second place.