journal publications

“The Hanging Family Tree” – Pinion Journal (Summer 2011)
“This is Not a Love Poem” – The Red Clay Review (Spring 2011)
“Eastbound Train” – The Red Clay Review (Spring 2011)
“Poetry Reading” – The Red Clay Review (Spring 2011)
“A Small Death” – Phati’tude Literary Magazine (Winter 2010)
“The Outsiders” – Phati’tude Literary Magazine (Winter 2010)
“Hellyer Park” – Halfway Down the Stairs (December 2010)
“When Morning Comes” – Able Muse (Summer 2010)
“In the Kitchen” – Greensilk Journal (Spring 2010)
“My Man Gone Now” – Bacopa (Spring 2010)
“My Man Gone Now” – San Pedro River Review (Spring 2010)
“To Myself at Nine” – Santa Clara County Poetry Gathering (Winter 2010)
“Blues Woman” – Reed Magazine (Spring 2009)
“An Interview with Sandra Gilbert” – Orchard Valley Review (Spring 2009)
“Afternoon” – Orchard Valley Review (Spring 2009)
“Sunday Bathers” – Orchard Valley Review (Fall 2008)
“Good Intentions Are for Fools” – Paper Street Press, Vol 1 No 1 (Spring 2004)
“A Moment to Remember” – Pen Pushers Publications (2003)
“Running Backwards” – Visions, Vol VI (2003)

awards

“From the Platform on First Street” – poem
2012 Santa Clara County “Poetry on the Move” Prize (San Jose, California)

“To Myself at Nine” – poem
2010 Santa Clara County Poetry Prize (San Jose, California)

“Catching Crawdads” – poem
2009 James D. Phelan Literary Awards (San Jose, California)

Donor Circle for the Arts Grant for “East Side Voices Project” [press release]
2009 Silicon Valley Community Foundation (Mountain View, California)
East Side Voices Project

“Kali Kneading” – poem
2008 National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Inc. (Poetry Society of Texas)

“Soft Soles” – short story
2007 NLAPW National Letters Contest (Dallas, Texas)

“The Raping of the Congo” – poem
2007 NLAPW National Poetry Award (Missouri State Association)

“Anymore” – poem
2007 NLAPW National Poetry Competition (St. Johns River, Florida)

“Fallen” – poem (from Corridors)
2001 NLAPW Poetry Award

“Amada Mia” – poem (from Corridors)
2000 Prometheus Award

“Yellow Fruit Bowl” – poem (from Corridors)
1998 James D. Phelan Literary Awards (San Jose, California)

“My Father’s Son” – poem (from Corridors)
1998 James D. Phelan Literary Awards (San Jose, California)

“Mary Jane” – poem (from Corridors)
1998 James D. Phelan Literary Awards (San Jose, California)

“Fallen” – poem (from Corridors)
1998 James D. Phelan Literary Awards (San Jose, California)