Select Publications and Awards



Bethesda Literary Festival: for "April Again" (2017),

Writer's Digest:  8th Annual Poetry Competition (2013), for "Ragtime"; 10th Annual Poetry Competition (2015), for "Hunting Flies"

Poetica Magazine: 2012 Chapbook Competition, for Watered Colors; 2014-15 Anna D. Rosenberg Competition, for "Mein Leipzig"; 2016  Anna D. Rosenberg Competition, for "Afterlife," "Phantom Limbs" and "Steel Joy"; 2018 Mizmor L'David (Songs of David)   Competition, for "Novenas," "Saying Grace," and "In Darwin's Mind"; American Independent Writers: annual prize for best published poem, for "Dead Weight" (2008) and "Silences: Dinner at the Hotel Adlon, Berlin 1936" (2003).

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), best feature piece in university alumni magazine, for:  "White Russian" (Pennsylvania Gazette, Nov. 1994); "The Roads to Grayevo"  (Penn. Gazette, Dec.1987); "The Washington Senator Who Doesn't Play Ball: Arlen Specter" (Penn. Gazette, Oct. 1984); "S.S. Dauntless: Navy Secretary John Lehman"  (Penn. Gazette, March 1983).


"A Weathervane in Menemsha"

Martha's Vineyard Magazine ( May / June 2002) 

"Fear and Loathing at Harvard Law School" Harvard Magazine (March / April 1995)


"Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1938, Berlin," Midstream (Nov / Dec  2007)