Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer
Publications & Prizes
2013 Wise Woman Award, A Room of Her Own Foundation; 2013 Best Blog of the Year, Colorado Authors League; 2012 Best Essay Award; “A Shape-Shifting Land” Colorado Authors League; 2011 Orlando Nonfiction Award A Room of Her Own Foundation, “These Things I Can Love,” 2009 Cutthroat Literary Award Finalist, Rick DeMaris Fiction Competition, 2005 Wyoming Arts Council Literary Fellowship Poetry Fellowship Award, 2003 Mountains & Plains Book Award Finalist, Novel Category; Shifting Stars, 1997 Wyoming Writers, Inc. Annual nonfiction contest, Third Place, 1994. Wyoming Arts Council Literary Fellowship Prose Fellowship Award, 1993. Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Award Sole Honorable Mention, 1993. Neltje Blanchan Memorial Award Sole Honorable Mention, 1993. Wyoming Arts Council Literary Fellowship Honorable Mention, 1992. Wyoming Writers, Inc. Annual fiction contest, Second Place, 1991. Neltje Blanchan Memorial Award Honorable Mention, 1991.