Honors

Honors for The Unworn Necklace

  • Finalist for William Carlos Wiliams Poetry Book Award (Poetry Society of America)
  • Winner of Snapshot Press Book Award
  • Winner of Kanterman Merit Book Award (Haiku Society of America)

Honors for fish in love

  • Winner of Kanterman Merit Book Award (Haiku Society of America)

Honors for dandelion clocks

  • Winner of 2009 Kanterman Merit Book Award: Special award for Anthology

Poetry Honors include:

  • Pushcart Prize Nominees for Haibun
  • Kusamakura Grand Prize (Japan)
  • Brady Senryu Contest 1st Prize (Haiku Society of America)
  • Haiku International Contest 1st Prize (Japan)
  • Penumbra Haiku Contest 1st Prize (USA)
  • Tokutomi Haiku Award 1st Prizes (USA)
  • Modern Haiku Journal-Best of Issue award (for senryu) & Best of Issue award (for haibun)