PRIZES

Finalist, Poetry in Flight Contest for "Sisterhood of the Traveling Sheets" 2022

 

Winner (Silver) 2018 Nautilus Book Awards Chasing the Merry-Go-Round: Holding on to Hope & Home When the World Moves Too Fast 

Finalist, 2018 National Indie Excellence Awards Chasing the Merry-Go-Round: Holding on to Hope & Home When the World Moves Too Fast 

Semi-finalist, William Faulkner Wisdom Creating Contest, Chasing the Merry-Go-Round: Holding on to Hope & Home When the World Moves Too Fast (2017)

Recommended by SAN DIEGO WRITERS AND EDITORS GUILD Chasing the Merry-Go-Round: Holding on to Hope & Home When the World Moves Too Fast (2017)

Local Author Exhibition, San Diego Public Library Chasing the Merry-Go-Round: Holding on to Hope & Home When the World Moves Too Fast (2019)

Third Prize, Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition for "When I Look In The Mirror At Eighty" 2012

Honorable Mention, Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition for "Twenty-Seven Weeks" 2012

Honorable Mention, Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition for "If I" 2013

Third Prize, Fiction500 Contest, "Sundown" 2017


PUBLICATIONS

Here to LEAD: Mastering the Art of Leadership in Order to Execute Strategy, Advance Change, and Drive Results (2022)

Chasing the Merry-Go-Round: Holding on to Hope & Home When the World Moves Too Fast (2018)


“Revolution.” San Diego Decameron Project (February 2021)

“Last Day.” The Guilded Pen: The Power of Ten (2021)

“All There Is.” Mom Egg Review (November 2019) (MER Vox online only)

“All She Needs To Know.” The Sun (August 2019)

“And So Went My Youth.” The Guilded Pen: Lost, Found, Still Looking (2019)

"Butterfly." Silent Screams: Poetic Journeys through Addiction and Recovery, University Professors Press (September 2017)

"Lucky Me." Mom Egg Review Vol. 12 (2014)

"Grandfather Mountain." The Mountain, Outrider Press, Inc. (2014) 

"More To The Story." The Post-Standard (August 12, 2013)

"Mountain Goat Run." The Post-Standard (March 14, 2011)

"When I Look In The Mirror At Eighty." The Mom Egg Vol. 10 (2012)

"Nerves." The Mom Egg Vol. 9 (2011)


MEDIA & EVENTS


  • Television guest, KUSI Good Morning San Diego, 2018
  • Speaker/Presenter, San Diego Writers Festival, 2019
  • Speaker/Presenter,  FP&A Leadership Summit by JPK Group, 2018
  • Speaker/Presenter,  Leading Strategy Forum, JPK Conference, 2019
  • Featured in Watercolor artist Magazine, Spring 2021
  • Featured in Fairfax Woman magazine, May/June 2018
  • Featured in San Diego DECAMERON Project, February 2021
  • Featured in Local Author Exhibit, San Diego Public Library, 2019