Awards and Prizes


Recent playwriting awards include:

First Prize for a play, Philadelphia Writers Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 2013
First Prize for the play 110%, Philadelphia Writers Conference, Philadelphia, PA 2011
Honorable Mention for the play Long, Long Distance, Philadelphia Writers Conference, Philadelphia, PA 2010

Recent poetry awards include:
First Prize in Poetry, Philadelphia Writers Conference, Philadelphia, PA, June 2013
First Prize, Grand Prize Award, Pennsylvania Poetry Society, Carlisle, PA, 2013
First Prize in Poetry, Philadelphia Writers Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
Third Prize, Gertrude Dole Memorial Poetry Prize, Massachusetts State Poetry Society, 2012
Under a Hundred Chapbook Competition Prize for a collection of poems titled Divided By Zero, Georgia Poetry Society, Columbus, GA, 2011
First Prize in Poetry, Philadelphia Writers Conference, Philadelphia, PA 2010
Honorable Mention, Naomi Cherkofsky Memorial Contest, North Shore Poets’ Forum, Lynn, MA 2010
Honorable Mention, Massachusetts State Poetry Society, Lynn, MA, 2008
First Prize, Poetry Contest, Philadelphia Writers Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
Second Citation, Carlisle Poets’ Workshop Award, Pennsylvania Poetry Society Annual Contest, Carlisle, PA, 2008
First Honorable Mention Poetry Prize, New England Writers Free Verse Contest, Windsor, VT, 2007
Honorable Mention Poetry Prize, Newburyport Art Association, Newburyport, MA, 2007
Finalist, Červená Barva Press Poetry Chapbook Award, Červená Barva Press, Somerville, MA, 2007