Writing Awards

A Question of Significance” was awarded an Award of Merit at the 15th Annual Northwoods Art and Book Festival.

Baptism” was one of the winners in the 2018 Random Acts of Poetry Contest.

Escaping” won Second Place in the 2015 League of Minnesota Poets Claire van Breeman Downes Memorial Grand Prize Award.

The Loss of Will” took 9th place at the 2011 Poetry Super Highway Poetry Contest.

Memoriam” won Third Honorable Mention in the 2017 League of Minnesota Poets Claire van Breeman Downes Memorial Grand Prize Award.

The Worth of Gardening” won 2nd Award of Merit in the 2018 League of Minnesota Poets Southeastern MN Poets Award.

My first chapbook, “Lessons from Life”, won third place in the Local Gems Press 2018 NaPoWriMo Chapbook contest, and will be published by Local Gems Press. No publication date has been set at this time.