Publications & Prizes
First Place, 2010 Rockland, Maine POETRY MONTH Contest. Other Honors: In 2004 University of Maine classmates gave a step in her honor for the renovation of the Fogler Library entrance for whose dedication she was invited to compose and read her "Steps." 2008 Chapbook publication in Pudding House Publications' invitational GREATEST HITS National Archives Series; selection to perform at 2011 American Folk Festival. 2012 invitations to read at Maine Equal Justice Partners' "Poetry, Poverty & Blues" and Gala commemorating 100th anniversary of Edna St. Vincent Millay's discovery at Whitehall Inn. Also in 2012 named first Poet Laureate of University of Maine Class of 1962, chosen by Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair as one of the featured readers in his "Poetry Express" (through Maine) series, received nomination for St. Botolph Foundation Emerging Artist Award. In 2014 named first Poet Laureate of Bucksport, Maine, for life.