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 2019 issue of The Penn Review.
An essay about writers and writing ("Writing, and Chaplin"), 2019, chosen by editor as 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: 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).