Awards and Publications

The Fire Next Store was published in June, 2017 in “Lose Yourself: Get Lost in the Woods, An Anthology of Award-winning short stories.”  A copy is available in paperback or as an ebook at:

Three Day Wind was included in the best selling literary anthology “Aspiring to Inspire” published in honor of Women’s History Month 2014.  A copy is available in paperback or as an ebook at:

A collection of three stories (The Gift, Three Day Wind, and The Fire Next Door) was awarded as a finalist in a Minerva Rising’s “Daring to Be the Woman I am” chapbook contest.

The Gift was awarded an honorable mention in Bethesda Magazine’s 2012 Short Story Contest and is published ONLINE AT:  It was awarded 2nd place in the online journal Rough Copy’s 2010 short fiction contest.  It was also published online by New Purlieu Review in its 2013 Summer/Fall issue.

I was selected to participate in the spring 2012 Jenny McKean Moore Writers Workshop at George Washington University.

Prayer for Eighty Candles was published in the Summer 2010 edition of “Spirits,” the literary journal of Indiana University Northwest.