Fiction Writer, Poet
Publications & Prizes
Finalist, 1985 John W. Campbell Award for best new science fiction writer of the year, for novelette "Lazuli," Asimov's, Nov. 1984.
Reached preliminary ballot for 1989 Nebula Award, given by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, for "Moments of Clarity," Full Spectrum, Bantam Books, 1988.
New England Science Fiction Association Short Story Award, 1983, for "Choreographer," which also received the River Reader Prize in 1985.
Received awards in contests held by the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Florida State Poets Association, and Indiana and Minnesota state poetry competitions.
Four-time nominee for the Rhysling Award, given for best speculative poetry of the year by the Science Fiction Poetry Association. Received honorable mention and top-ten standing in the SFPA's second annual poetry contest (2007), focused on sonnets.
Recipient, Dale C. Donaldson Memorial Award, given by Karmic Runes, 1977. Award was created specifically for my submission.
Honorable Mentions, Lyric College Contest and Marie Louise D'Esternaux Award (Brooklyn Poetry Circle), 1976.
Recipient, Read Magazine Creative Writing Award, 1972.