Writing News


Award for Excellence in Writing Chapter Books, Vermont College of Fine Arts, January 2024.


“Story Lines”

AGATES Poetry Journal (90th Anniversary Edition), Minnesota League of Poets, Fall 2024.

Art in Our City Exhibition, Southeastern Minnesota Poets in partnership with Threshold Arts, Chateau Theatre, Rochester, Minnesota, April 2024.

“From Here”

The Ekphrastic Review, March 2024.


Detroit Lakes Poetry Walk, Minnesota, Summer 2024


A Brief Bedside Visual Art Intervention Decreases Anxiety and Improves Pain and Mood in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies. Saw JJ, Curry EA, et. al. European Journal of Cancer Care. 2018.


“The Winter Gift”

First place, Susannah Leonard Hill’s Holiday story context, 2017.

“Growing Hope”

Honorable mention, Vivian Kirkfield’s 50 Precious Words Contest, 2018.

“Stories are everywhere. All you have to do is pay attention.” –Kate DiCamillo