Poet, Fiction Writer
Publications & Prizes
Short story "White as Clouds" nominated for a Pushcart Prize, 2020, by Guesthouse.
A poem ("The Young in New York") a finalist in the 2018 Penn Review Poetry Competition; poem published in The Penn Review.
An essay about writers and writing ("Writing, and Chaplin") in 2019 selected as the best essay in an edition of Litro (U.K.).
A poem ("The Pig and the Milk-White Jar") runner-up to overall winner of The National Poetry Competition, 1979, United Kingdom. (Poets reading onstage in London created a National Poetry Competition BBC2/Poetry Society 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).