"Magic Fingers" forthcoming in Best of Pen & Brush Inc. Anthology    Finalist, Pen and Brush, Inc. Fiction Contest 2007 

"Patch of Grass" Finalist  43rd New Millennium Writings Award,     May 2017

"A Whole Hand" in  The Madison Review December 2016

"Wild Places"   Alaska Quarterly Review,  May 2016

"War Paint" forthcoming in Parcel

"Visiting Hours" Finalist  Glimmer Train Press Spring 2016

"Magic Fingers"  in Dogwood, A Journal of Poetry and Prose, May 2016                                                                                                                              Finalist, Phoebe Journal, Fiction Contest 2004

2014: A Year In Stories, Pure Slush Books 12-volume Anthology

“People Skills”, January 2014
"White Rabbit", February 2014
"Another Man", March 2014
"Patience", April 2014
"Generosity", May 2014
"Flying Solo", June 2014
"Qeuelle Surprise!"  July 2014
"Working on Jokes", August 2014
"Looking Up", September 2014
"You’re Trash", October 2014
"Neighbor Relations", November 2014
"Noel", December 2014

“Freaks” Finalist, Glimmer Train Family Matters Fall Contest 2014

 “War Paint”  Finalist, Glimmer Train Family Matters Spring Contest 2014

“Plonk–With Apologies to Jamaica Kincaid” Bar Stories  2013

“Where Are You, Really?” Northwind MagazineMarch 2013               Third Place Winner,  Northwind Magazine 2012 Fiction Contest

“A Visitation”   Anthologized in obit by Pure Slush Books, April 2013

“Where Are You, Really”                                                                                        Top ten finalist,  Narrative Journal 2012 Spring Fiction Contest

“Save Me”  Best New Writing 2012                                                              Finalist: Eric Hoffer Award

“Tree Forts and Cords” Semi-Finalist: 2011 Raymond Carver Short     Story Award

“Assisted Living” Honorable Mention: 2012 New Millennium Writing Short-Short Fiction Award

“Lilies”  Stones Throw Magazine, 2009 (read)

“Dream Boy” The Storyteller Magazine, 2009

“Old Jimmy” Editor’s Pick: FlashquakeSpring 2008 (read)

Wake”  Thin Air Journal, May 2008

Winter” SoMa Literary Review, March 2007

Fear of Falling” Peregrine Journal, 2007

Let Down Literary Mama, Fall 2005

Oh, Baby” Berkeley Fiction Review, Spring 2005

Borderline” Lynx Eye, Winter 2004

Butterfly” Featured Writer, The MagSummer 2004

Finger Food” Lynx EyeFall 2002