Winner, 2020 Stevens Poetry Manuscript Competition, National Federation of State Poetry Societies. For the full-length collection In the High Weeds.
Second Place, 2021 BlackBerryPeach Poetry Competition: Spoken & Heard, National Federation of State Poetry Societies.
Nominee, Pushcart Prize, 2020. For “Seed,” winner of the Sheila-Na-Gig Poetry Prize (Fall 2020).
First Place, Sheila-Na-Gig Press Poetry Competition, Fall 2020.
Honorable Mention, 2020 Haiku Society of America Haibun Award Competition.
Honorable Mention, 2020 Genjuan International Haibun Competition.
Appointed first Artist-in-Residence at historic Bryn Du Mansion, Granville, Ohio, 2019.
Third Place, San Francisco International Rengay Competition, 2019.
First Place, 2018 Haiku Society of America Haibun Award Competition, for “That Summer.”
Honorable Mention, 2018 H. Gene Murtha Senryu Competition.
Readers’ Choice Award – runner-up for Best Haiku published during 2017 in Shamrock Haiku Journal, the journal of the Irish Haiku Society.
The Mainichi, Haiku in English: Best of 2017, two haiku selected.
Haiku Master of the Week – runner-up (12 Dec. 2017), NHK World TV’s Haiku Masters series.
First Honorable Mention, Jane Reichhold Memorial Haiga Contest, photographic haiga division, 2017.
Honoree, World Haiku Association Haiga Contest, October 2017.
Sakura Award, 2017 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival International Haiku Invitational.
Haiku Master of the Week (8 August 2017), NHK World TV’s Haiku Masters series.
Two haiku published in the Collection of Selected Haiku, 9th Yamadera Bashō Memorial Museum English Haiku Contest, Yamadera, Japan, 2017.
Two Haiku of Merit, World Haiku Review, Shintai (new-style) Haiku Category, Summer 2017.
A cherita lighthouse – editor’s choice designation “for cherita that light up the sky” – awarded to the poem “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, Summer 2016
Haiku of Merit, World Haiku Review, Neo-Classical Haiku Category, Summer 2016
Nominee, Pushcart Prize, 2014
Nominee, Ohioana Book Award, 2014
Winner, Ohio Poetry Association Ides of March Competition, 2013
Second Place, William Redding Competition, The Poetry Forum, Columbus, Ohio 2011