Poet, Fiction Writer
Publications & Prizes
A poem ("The Young in New York") was a finalist in the 2018 Penn Review Poetry Competition; later published in a 2019 issue of Penn Review.
A 2019 essay about writers and writing ("Writing, and Chaplin") was selected as a best essay in Litro (U.K. edition).
A poem ("The Pig and the Milk-White Jar") was runner-up to overall winner of The National Poetry Competition, 1979, United Kingdom. (Reading onstage, at The Commonwealth Center, London, creating The National Poetry Competition's BBC live television/radio broadcast.)
University writing prizes, 1978-1979: The Edna Osborne Whitcomb Fiction Competition, first prize (University of Kansas); The Edgar Wolfe Fiction Competition, first prize (University of Kansas); The William Herbert Carruth Poetry Competition, first prize (University of Kansas).