Publications & Prizes
Winner for Best Poetry Book in English from the 2014 International Latino Book Award.
Winner for Best Poetry from Golden Crown Literary Society Awards, Goldie Award 2014.
Finalist for Lambda Literary Awards 2014.
Second Place for Best Book Cover Design from the 2014 International Latino Book Award.
Lucas Artist Fellowship for Montalvo Arts Center (May 2013);
Fellowship for Ragdale Foundation (April-May 2011);
Scholarship for Macondo Writers' Workshop. Macondo Foundation. (July 2010);
NEA Fellow for Virginia Center for the Creative Arts(April-May 2009);
Scholarship for Napa Valley Writers’ Conference 2008;
Artist Grant for Vermont Studio Center(April 2008);
Emerging Artist Poetry Award for Astraea Lesbian Action Foundation (2001);
AWP Intro-Journal Project 1999, “El Diablo” (2000).