Awards

erma_hdrlogoThank you to the organizations that support writers with grants, residencies, and training. I’ve been honored with awards from these programs:

  • Whiteley Center Residency, 2016
  • 1st Place, National Society of Newspaper Columnists, Blog Under 100k Visitors, 2015
  • Pushcart Prize Nomination, Full Grown People, 2015
  • Top Ten Finalist, Erma Bombeck Global Humor Contest, 2014
  • Centrum Residency, 2014, 2015
  • Hypatia-in-the-Woods Residency, 2013, 2014NSNC trophy
  • Pushcart Prize Nomination, Brain, Child, 2013
  • King County 4Culture Individual Artist Project Award, 2009, 2011
  • Fishtrap Fellow, 2008
  • Jack Straw Writers Program, 2008
  • StorySouth’s Notable Online Stories, “Dogs of Sayulita,” 2004
  • Lotus Blooms contest, 2nd place, “United Stasis of America,” 2004
  • Artist Trust Grants for Artist Projects, “Not Suitable for Children,” 2003
  • Silver Clitoride Award, Best Story Finalist, “Jump Start,” 2002
  • Hedgebrook Fellow, 2001
  • Seattle Writers Association essay contest winner, “Navel Attire,” 2001
  • Redmond RASP contest winner, “Not Suitable for Children,” 2000

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