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Writing Awards

2nd Honorable Mention -- Reba Kohler and Rena Webb Memorial Category for "The New Job," a senyru sequence, poetry.  League of Utah State Poetry Society contest.  April 23, 2016.

Special Recognition -- Hungry Poets Category for "Racket," a shadorma, poetry.  League of Utah State Poetry Society contest.  April 23, 2016.

3rd Honorable Mention -- Jan Morrill Award for Japanese Forms of Short Poetry for "Tear Drops from Snowfall," a senyru, poetry.  Arkansas Writers’ Conference annual writing contest.  June 2014.

3rd Place -- Mary Harper Sowell Award for “The Swimming Pool,” a senyru sequence, poetry.  Poets’ Roundtable of Arkansas’s Dr. Lily Peter Spring Celebration contests.  May 3, 2014.

1st Place -- Suzanne Suddeth Memorial Prize for Prose or Poetry for “Abigail, the Little Sister,” a picture book.   Green River Writers’ contest.  December 2, 2013.

1st Place -- Jim Stone Grand Prize Memorial Award for Fiction for “The Mill Rat,” a short story.  Springfield Writers’ Guild annual writing contest.  October 26, 2013.

2nd Place -- Poetry Specific Form Award for "Racket," a shadorma, poetry.  Springfield Writers’ Guild annual writing contest.  October 26, 2013.

3rd Place --  Winklebleck's Challenge Award for "Aura," a concrete poem.  Mississippi Poetry Society’s annual writing contest.  September 12, 2013.

3rd Place -- Erdel Family Memorial Award for “The Burden of Heritage,” a YA short story.  Arkansas Writers’ Conference annual writing contest.  June 2013.



Easter Egg Hunt at Rolling Hills Country Club.”  Pocahontas Stars May 2014:  28-29. 

PTK Spring Induction.”  The River’s Edge 12.5 (May 5, 2014):  3.

Black River Technical College Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Inducts New Members.”  Pocahontas Star Herald Apr. 10, 2014:  3B.

“PTK Honor Society at BRTC Holds Induction Ceremony.”  Pocahontas Star Herald Nov. 14, 2013:  10A.

“Induction Ceremony Held for First Rotaract Club on BRTC campus.”  Pocahontas Star Herald Nov. 28, 2013:  1A-2A.

Easter Fun.”  Pocahontas Stars May 2013:  16-18.  

PTK Inducts 27 New Members.”  The River’s Edge 11.5 (March 28, 2013):  3.

"Strengthening Online Discussion Forums."  League Connections 14.3 (March 2013).

Gerogia Kick Celebrates 90th Birthday.”  Pocahontas Stars Nov. 2012:  24-25.

Large Audience Attends Online Training.”  The River’s Edge 10.8 (May 10, 2012):  2.

Freelance writer for Demand Media Studios.  May 2012 - Present.

PHS Class of 1992.”  Pocahontas Stars Dec. 2012:  18-19.

Freelance writer for WorldStart.com.  November 2008 - Present.

"Retaining Distance Adjuncts."  Distance Education Report 15 October 2011.

DE Enrollment Continues to Increase.” The River’s Edge 9.3 (Mar. 4, 2011):  3.

“Campus Commentary.” The River’s Edge 8.4 (Mar. 22, 2010):  4.

"Audio Lectures as a Valuable Instructional Alternative."  Online Classroom  March 2010:  3, 8.

"From a Distance..." Editor and staff writer.  Official newsletter of the Arkansas Distance Learning Association.  2008 - 2010.

Online Tutoring Offered.”  The River’s Edge 7.17 (Dec. 21, 2009):  2.

"Online Education Without Sacrificing Your Family Time."  Sold to Articlet.com via Constant-Content.com on July 1, 2009.

"Why Non-Traditional Students are Nervous About Attending College."  Sold to RNDegrees.net via Constant-Content.com on March 27, 2009.

"10 Money-Saving Beauty Tips."  Sold to customer on Constant-Content.com on March 5, 2009.

"How You Can Help St. Paul's Catholic School--and the Environment, Too."  Pocahontas Star Herald  18 September 2008:  15A.

"Why Recycling Is So Important."  Pocahontas Star Herald  25 October 2007:  15A.

Editor of Olga Kostrova's "What PROGRESS AND CREATIVITY Can Do for Advertisers."  Successful Webprenuers Ezine. January 22, 2003.

"Documentation for a Technical Audience." Intercom. February 2002.

Editor of 20th Century American Poetry topic at Suite101.com. September 2001 - May 2002.

  • "Our Identity Through Independence in Giovanni's 'Woman'" at Suite101.com. May 1, 2002.
  • "Our Own Making: Choice in Robert Frost's "Trial by Existence" at Suite101.com. April 1, 2002.
  • "Lisette's Resentment" at Suite101.com. March 1, 2002.
  • "Choices of Society and Confinement or Individuality and Freedom in Robert Frost's 'The Vantage Point'" at Suite101.com. February 1, 2002.
  • "Images in W.D. Ehrhart's "Not Your Problem" at Suite101.com. January 1, 2002.
  • "Structure in W.D. Ehrhart's 'Not Your Problem'" at Suite101.com. December 1, 2001.
  • "Word Significance, Word Choice, and Title Meaning of W.D. Ehrhart's 'Not Your Problem'" at Suite101.com. November 1, 2001.
  • "Analysis of W.D. Ehrhart's 'Not Your Problem'" at Suite101.com. October 1, 2001.
  • "The Symbols of Death in Everette Maddox's 'Closing Time'" at Suite101.com. September 21, 2001.

"The Characterization of Experience and Youth in Barry Hannah's 'Get Some Young'."  Publications of the Arkansas Philological Association 25.2 Fall 1999, 75-85.

Graduate Editor of Arkansas Review:  A Journal of Delta Studies.  Arkansas State University, 1997-1998.



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