Such welcome good news! Thank you, Oregon Arts Commission, for the support and encouragement during these dark times. The Artist Relief Award is administered by the Oregon Arts Commission in partnership with Oregon Community Foundation and the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation. The program provides relief funding to Oregon writers and artists during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thank you, Literary Arts, for supporting my writing during such uncertain times! In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Literary Arts allocated funds from the Brian Booth Writers’ Fund to create the Booth Emergency Fund for Writers and lend financial relief to Oregon artists.
My book From the Caves is the winner of the 2019 Red Hen Press Novella Award. A big thank you to Red Hen Press and warm congratulations to the finalists.
My short story “The Shrines,” which first appeared in Shirley Magazine‘s Doubles issue, was featured at The Poetry Vlog: Pop Culture, Poetry, and Social Justice as a Flash Briefing. Flash Briefings are part of The Poetry Vlog’s month-long collaboration with Shirley Magazine, a literary magazine dedicated to fiction and hybrid forms. To listen to an excerpt of “The Shrines,” please click here.
My novel-in-progress From the Bluffs is a semifinalist in the national 2017 William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. To view the complete list of winners and finalists, please click here.