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Honors/awards, adult writing

Endorsements of Nectar of Story by national writers:  Poet Chase Twichell, winner of the Kingsley-Tufts Award—poet and playwright Grace Cavalieri, host of “The Poet and the Poem” from the Library of Congress—Joseph Bruchac, Abenaki storyteller and writer and winner of a NEA poetry fellowship—and Ron Hansen, finalist for a National Book Award.

Excellent review of Dear Beast Loveliness:  Poems of the Body in "July 2013 Examplars: Poetry Reviews by Grace Cavalieri" by poet Grace Cavalieri, Washington Independent Review of Books, retrieved 7/22/2013:

Glad to Be Dad:  A Call to Fatherhood.  Featured on the Parents Magazine website ( as a "Moms Must Read," including author interview.  June 11 2013.

Glad to Be Dad:  A Call to Fatherhood (ebook version).  Winner of the inaugural (for e-publishing) Ben Franklin Digital Award from the Independent Book Publishers Association.  April 2013.

"Chameleon's Cry" (short story).  Anthology:  Over the Brink:  Environmental Disaster. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Third Flatiron Publishing, December 2012.

Glad to Be Dad:  A Call to Fatherhood.  #5 on the Amazon "Hot New Releases in Fatherhood" list.  September 2012.

The anthology containing"At the Alzheimer’s Center" (poem), Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer’s Disease, ed. Holly Hughes, introduction by Tess Gallagher:  A 2010 Independent Publisher Book Award (Silver; "Aging/Death & Dying" category); 2010 Honorable Mention from the American Medical Writers Association.

"Myself as Tree:  A Prayer."  Honorable Mention, Merton Institute Poetry of the Sacred Contest, 2010.

"Brother Jubal in the Womb of Silence."  Featured in an excellent review of the anthology Infinite Space, Infinite God by the National Catholic Register (June 1-7, 2008).  Anthology is a finalist for a Global E-book Award (Dan Poynter's Global E-book Awards;

California Legacy Project Scholar, Heyday Books and Santa Clara University, Terry Beers, Director. (

"Glimpsing Tokyo" (essay).  Nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the Kyoto Journal.  (November, 2004).

"Brother Jubal in the Womb of Silence" (short story).  Infinite Space, Infinite God won an Eppie in Science Fiction from EPIC (The Electronic Published Internet Connection.  (2007).

"Brother Jubal in the Womb of Silence."  Third Place, L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest (science fiction/fantasy).  (Summer, 2000).  Story appears in Writers of the Future anthology #16.

"Plattsburgh:  A History of Voices" (essay).  The McMasters Prize for Historical Writing, Clinton County Historical Association.  (1996).

Poet Representative:  Kern County "California Poets in the Schools," joint project of the Artists-in-Schools Program of the National Endowment for theArts and the California Arts Council, San Francisco, CA.  (October, 1993).

Second Place, International Bulwer-Lytton Contest, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.  (1987)

"The Husband" (poem).  First Place, Hallmark National Poetry Contest, judged by John Updike.  (1973).