News and Reviews

New England Poetry Club Awards 2016: “Dispossessed” is selected as co-winner  of Daniel Varjouan Award; “Saint-Gauden’s  Weathervane” selected as winner of Barbara Bradley Award.


New poem in POETRY: “Vert” & Review in Strange Turns: editors on Emerson’s “Vortex” and Staples “Vert”; Reading List, October 2015 (including reference to our Pastoral Literature class.)

The Rattling Window is named for a 2014 Eric Hoffer Award and selected as an Honorable Mention in the New England Poetry Club’s 2013 Shelia Margaret Motton Book Award.

Reviewed in Rattle Magazine by Margaret Holley and in Prime Number by Catherine Prescott.

Reviewed on “Love The Words,” a British Broadcast, on ELFM. Click on link to listen to the review by Julia Deakin.

Named a Walter F. Dakin Fellow for poet Claudia Emerson at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference 2013

Featured in Prairie Schooner online

The Rattling Window is #6 on Small Press Distribution’s Poetry Best-Sellers List, April 2013.

Two poems featured at The Common.

New poem in Commonweal.

Winner of Southern Poetry Review’s Guy Owen Prize, 2011, Red Rover

Never A Note Forfeit selected by Besty Sholl as co-winner of Seven
Kitchens Press’ 2010 Keystone Chapbook Prize

Winner of New England Poetry Club’s Boyle/Farber Award 2010

Finalist for New Letters Poetry Award 2010

New Work Online: Blackbird Valparaiso Poetry Review