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2021 PUBLICATIONS & AWARDS

  • Looking back on a long-ago visit, I wrote a poem that's a love letter to Rome. I'm so thankful to have my Dear Rome letter posted by Anders Dahlgren as part of Mediterranean Poetry: an odyssey through the mediterranean world
     

  • I'm honored that my poem, A Thin Line, won the National Federation of State Poetry Societies Founders Award - 1st Place. In addition my poem, Light Fades, was selected for 3rd Place and a third was selected for Honorable Mention. A Thin Line and Light Fades are published in Encore: Prize Poems 2021. 
     

  • My poem, Art Beats was honored with a Second Place Dancing Poetry Award by Artists Embassy International! More information soon about the Dancing Poetry Festival. Please check back or join my email list!  :)
     

  • Check out the latest issue of The Light Ekphrastic! This innovative journal publishes in pairs. For this issue, I wrote a new poem inspired by the work of photographer, Joann Field, and she took a new photograph inspired by one of my poems. Both poems and photos are published together here.
     

  • My little Autobiography of a Mouse, a new flash fiction, has found a beautiful home at Crack the Spine
     

  • What a HOOT! My Scents of Thyme is the poem featured as the latest postcard publication by HOOT!  The poem is available as a postcard both online and in print and also as a recording at the website. Visit HOOT: a postcard review of {mini} poetry and prose.
     

  • My poem Morning with Time, was just republished in Catch the Moon, a special anniversary collection by Grey Sparrow Press! What a thill to be included in such a special collection. 
     

  • A little papier-mâché Bluebird of Happiness I made and photographed in a floral setting is on the cover of the April issue of Pithead Chapel
     

  • A Moving Portrait was honored with a  REELpoetry award at the 2021 Reel Poetry International Poetry Film and Video Festival! New: Click here to see "A Moving Portrait"!

  • The Two Sisters, a poem based on by Théodore Chassériau (France, 1843), was published as one of several creative responses to the painting by The Ekphrastic Review. 
     

  • Fish Story was selected as a Spank the Carp Ekphrasis Challenge winner and is featured in the latest issue as part of the journal's Mind of the Poet series. 
     

  • The Octopus Poet, O, and Quilted Seascape Dreams - three new poems included in Fresh Fish: Textile Artists and Poets Explore Underwater Life, a new book by Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) - Find more about this book at the SAQA website and find the book on Amazon
     

  • Poems & Photographs on Hope - In Of Poets & Poetry's January/ February issue, editor Mark Andrew James Terry collected "voices of hope" and I'm excited to have photographs and a new poem, Evening News, included in this inspiring issue. (Of Poets & Poetry is a Florida State Poet's Association publication. The link will take you to the free pdf. You can also find a beautiful print edition on Amazon.) 

    ~ Visit the FSPA website to see all that they offer and you'll also find some of my Florida 
    photos on the masthead throughout the site.  :)

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SELECTED 2019 PUBLICATIONS:

 

  • I'm thrilled to share with you that my poem, Lost Gloves, was honored with a Grand Prize Award in the Artists Embassy International Dancing Poetry Contest! The poem was interpreted and performed by Richard and Natica Angilly's Poetic Dance Theater Company at the 26th Annual Dancing Poetry Festival! Click here to see the poem, Lost Gloves, along with photos of the Dancing Poetry performance. 

    (The poem, Notes (later published in this linked page from Of Poets & Poetry), was also awarded a First Prize and was read at the Dancing Poetry Festival.) 

  • Surreally Good Apple - Published as an Al Laster Memorial Award winner in Encore: Prize Poems 2019 (an anthology of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies)
     

  • You Don't Say...? - Poets Reading the News 

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