Publications
Literary Awards and Nominations
Mississippi Valley Poetry Award Regional and National Finalist  for the poems “Emergency Room on Vacation” and “Urban Waning” 2011
St. Louis Writers Guild Finalist for the Deane Wagner Award  for the poem, “Highway Walk” 2011
St. Louis Poetry Center Honorable Mention, Stanley Hanks Award for the poem, “Omen” 2011
Mississippi Valley Poetry Award Regional Finalist for the poem “Pluto Will Always Be A Planet to Me” 2010
U of Missouri –St. Louis Nomination for Meridian’s national Best New Poets 2010  2010
Metro Arts in Transit Award for the poem “Cut”  2010
Margaret Leong Children’s Poetry Award  Second Place for poem, “Moon”  2009
Nomination for the Stanley Hanks Prize by MARGIE: The American Journal of Poetry for poem, “Daddy II”  2009
Northern Arts Council Exhibit Display for poem: “Cut”  2008
Carve Magazine Raymond Carver Short Story Award Second Place for short story, “Summit” 2007
St. Louis Writers Guild Fiction Award    Judge: Rick Skwiot Second Place for short story, “Angels After Dark”  2007
St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Award    Judge: Richard Beban First Place for poem, “Fist”  2007
St. Louis Writers Guild Poetry Award    Judge: Richard Beban Second Place for poem, “Sharks”  2007
St. Louis Writers Guild James Nash Memorial Short Story Award    Judge: Mary Troy Second Place for “Summit” 2006
  St. Louis Writers Guild Deane Wagner Poetry Contest  Judge: Robert Nazarene Honorable Mention for poems “Life Poem” and “Delay” 2005
William Faulkner Pirates’ Alley Creative Writing Award    Judge: Stewart O’Nan National Finalist for Evans Harrington Prize, Novel-in-Progress    2002
Poetry Publications
Accepted (not yet published)
Duct Tape and Coffin Nails Poem: “Cold Spell” 2011
Choral Poetry Experiment, Mad Art Gallery, St. Louis Excerpt of “Autumn Dawn” to be featured in a choral poetry experiment Fall 2011
Fat Gold Watch, an anthology for Sylvia Plath Poem: "Reading Frieda's 45" 2011
Published
All Rights Reserved Poems: “Mystic Flu” and “I Cut Back The Roses This Summer”   Fall 2011
Bad Shoe, Volume 2, Issue 3 Poems: “Autumn Dawn” and "Party at Venice Beach" Fall 2011
Poetry for Peace, 2011 Poem: "Rockets Fall on Rocket Falls"  Fall 2011
Chance Operations, Fall 2011 Poem: "Anti-Gravity" Fall 2011
Mississippi Valley Poetry Award publication, Off Channel Poem: “Emergency Room on Vacation”  Fall 2011
Bad Shoe, Volume 2, Issue 2 Poem: “Other Man” Summer 2011
Chance Operations, Spring 2011 Poem: “Villanelle for the Wife of my Stalker” Spring 2011
Big Bridge: Fusion  Poems: “For Matthew Freeman” and “Elegy for a Vampire Spring 2011
New Media Poets Poem: “Race: 101” Spring 2011
Women Arts Quarterly Journal, first issue Poems: Sylvia Plath Jogged Past and Studying Ariel" Winter 2010/Spring 2011
Off Channel 2010 Anthology of the Midwest Writing Center Poem: “Pluto Will Always be a Planet to Me” 2010
Regional Arts Commission / Metro Arts in Transit poster publication  Poem: "Cut"   2011
Bad Shoe. Issue Four Poem: “Girl Dream” Winter 2010/Spring 2011
Bad Shoe. Vol. One, Issue Three Poem: “Disclaimer” Winter 2010
Bad Shoe. Vol. One, Issue Two Poem: "Voodoo" Fall 2010
Chance Operations Poem: “Feng Shui” 2010
The Arkansas Review: Journal of Delta Studies Two poems: “The Gentlemen of the St. Louis Poetry Center” and “Turkey Vulture” 2010
Literal Chaos Poem: “Fire Warning” 2009
Flood Stage: an Anthology of St. Louis Poetry Three poems: “Therapy,” “Punks,” and “University of Missouri-St. Louis Library during a Storm” 2009
Shine Journal  Prose poem: “Bully”  2008
MARGIE: The American Journal of Poetry Vol. 7  Three poems: “Daddy II”, “Comic” and “Sharks” 2007
Sacred Fools Press’ Appleseeds: An Anthology of Americana Poetry Poem: “Viva Las Vegas” 2007
Clemson Poetry Review Poem: “Left, Right” 2007
Cornell University’s Rainy Day Poem: “Fist” 2007
Divine Whine Poem: “Discovery Channel” 2006
The Green Fuse Poem: “For Mitch Snyder” 1998
Fiction Publications
Carve Magazine 2007 Anthology Short Story: “Summit” 2007
Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Journal  Short Short: “Moles” 2007
Misc. Creative Nonfiction
David Cassidy Fansite Nonfiction: “First Lust” 2008
Moondance Short short: “Joan” 2007
Scholarly Publications
Plath Profiles 4: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Sylvia Plath Studies   Article:  "Sylvia Plath's 'Fever 103°: The Fall of Man; the Rise of Woman; the Folly of Youth” (web) 2011
Plath Profiles 3: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Sylvia Plath Studies   Article: “Sylvia Plath’s Spell on ‘Ariel” 2010
Sylvia Plath Information Blog Guest blog : “Plath was the Bomb!”  2011
Accepted and Forthcoming Scholarly Publications in 2011 and 2012
Plath Profiles 5: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Sylvia Plath Studies   “As We Like It: Ariel’s Forewards, Plath, and Hughes Pay a Mystic Debt to the Bard”  2012
The Left Bank Review "An interpretation of Sylvia Plath's 'Daddy’ Takes Britain’s Brutus and the Subconscious into the Heart of Darkness”  2011
Fat Gold Watch, a Sylvia Plath anthology "Sylvia Plath's 'Thalidomide'" 2011