Awards / Honors


Leslie Waggener Centennial Teaching Award, The University of Texas at Austin, 2020-2021.


Holleran Steiker Award for Creative Student Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin, 2020-2021.


UNSAID's Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Award for Fiction (in the Face of Adversity), 2010.


2010 Pushcart Prize Nomination, for “Bronze,” “Brown,” “Crimson,” “Gold,” “Gray,” “Mustard,” “Ochre,” “Orange,” “Sky-Blue,” “Sobak,” “White,” and “Yellow.”


Finalist, with Special Acknowledgement, Roy Crane Award for Creativity in the Arts, 1998.


“highly original … full of invention and temperament.”

                                                               –W.S. Merwin