Two haiku published in Collection of Selected Haiku, 9th Yamadera Bashō Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest, Yamadera, Japan, 2017.
A cherita lighthouse – designation “for cherita that light up the sky” awarded my cherita “he drops it on his feet,” in The Cherita, issue 2, July 2017.
Honorable Mention, Kaji Aso Studio International Haiku Competition, Boston, 2017
Winner – Merit Award, Montenegrin International Haiku Competition (English), 2017
Winner – “Judge’s Favorite,” international Golden Haiku Competition, Washington, D.C., 2017
Honorable Mention, World Haiku Review, Neo-Classical Haiku Category, January 2017
Third Place, World Haiku Review, Vanguard Haiku Category, June 2016
Haiku of Merit, World Haiku Review, Neo-Classical Haiku Category, June 2016
Nominee, Pushcart Prize, 2014
Nominee, Ohioana Book Award, 2014
Winner, Ohio Poetry Association’s Ides of March Competition, 2013
Placewinner, William Redding Competition, The Poetry Forum, Columbus, Ohio 2011