2006 Buzzle Monthly Writing Contest: Winner

2006 Helium Monthly Topic Writing Contest: Second Place

2007 Associated Content/Yahoo! Voices “People’s Choice” Award–Best Content: Winner

2010 Faulkner/Wisdom Creative Writing Competition–WHAT BROTHERS DO, Novel: Semi-Finalist

2010 Redbook Magazine “Your Love Story”–Published in Cup of Comfort for Couples: Finalist/Published

2011 Editor Unleashed, “Why I Write” Contest–Essay: Finalist

2011 Faulkner/Wisdom Creative Writing Competition–REFLECTIONS, Short Story: Semi-Finalist

2011 Faulkner/Wisdom Creative Writing Competition–BROTHERS, Novel: Semi-Finalist

2012 Faulkner/Wisdom Creative Writing Competition–REFLECTIONS (revised), Short Story: Finalist (Short List)

2012 ABNA, WHAT BROTHERS DO, Novel: Quarter Finalist

2013 Ariana Cover Awards, EPIC–DREAM WALKING, with Farah Evers, Best Suspense: Winner