The Kind of Things Saints Do. University of Iowa Press
“These Innocent Lambs.” In Our Roots Are Deep With Passion: Creative Nonfiction Collects New Essays by Italian American Writers. Eds. Lee Gutkind and Joanna Clapps Hermann.Pittsburgh/New York: Otherpress Publications and Creative Nonfiction Magazine, 2006. 28-45.
My Honors and Awards:
Prize Winner, Stephen F. Austin University Press Literary Prize, 2011
Honorable Mention, Leapfrog Press Fiction Prize
Finalist, New Letters Literary Award in Fiction, August 2011
Honorable Mention, Glimmer Train Family Matters, August 2011
Walter E Dakins Fellow in Fiction, Sewanee Conference, July 2008
First place winner, Glimmer Train Family Matters Competition, August 2007
Finalist, Glimmer Train Fiction Open 2007
Third Place, Inkpot Literary Awards in Short Fiction, 2004
Prize Winner: John Gardner Fiction Award, Binghamton University 2003.
Prize Winner: John Simmons Short Fiction Award, University of Iowa Press, 2002.
Graduate Merit Fellowship, Iowa Writers’ Workshop, 2001-2002
Josephine Friedman/Gulf Stream Literary Award for “That Easy Kind of Life” 2001