Awards and Honors

 

Selected Playwriting Awards:

Stage Door Productions Ten Minute Play Festival, Winner Best Play – The Things She Kept (2016)

Lakeshore Players Ten Minute Play Award, Finalist – The Sculpture Gallery (2015)

Best of New York International Fringe, Selection – The Unfortunates (2013)

Susan Glaspell Award – The Unfortunates (2012)

Gloria Allen Peter Award – The Unfortunates (2011)

St Mary’s Hall National Short Play Festival, Finalist – Strike (2010)

Looking Glass Forum Best Playwright Award, NY – Hell Hath Three Furies (2009)

Clare Donaldson Short Play Festival, SD, Best Playwright – Turtle Beach (2008)

Turtle Shell Productions Best Playwright Ten Minute Festival, NY – Our Lady Of The Sea (2008)

Finalist, Samuel French Short Play Festival, NY – Monologue For Lady Macbeth (2007)

Gloria Allen Peter  Award – Henry’s Wives (2007)

Finalist,  Orlando Shakespeare Festival Harriet Lake Award – Henry’s Wives (2007)

Honorable Mention, Old Opera House New Play Contest – Skulls (2006)

Hudson River Classics New Play Award – Love And A Wide Moon  (2005)

Audience Choice Award American Globe NY 15 Minute Play Fest, NY – Hell Hath Three Furies (2005)

Lakeshore Players National Ten Minute Play Contest – Our Lady Of The Sea (2005)

Finalist, Stageworks – Dead In The Water, A Play for Three Hams (2005)

Finalist, Ten By Ten In The Triangle – Our Lady Of The Sea (2005)

Winner, Drama League of Delaware One-Act Play Regional Festival – Three Horseshoes (2005)

Best of San Francisco Fringe Festival (selection) – Dead In The Water, A Play Noir for Three Hams (2005)

Silver Medalist Pinter Review Prize for Drama – Somewhere In Between (or) The Ghost of Molly Malone (2004)

Winner Maine 15 Minute Play Festival – Elephants and Coffee (2004)

Byrdcliffe Artists Colony, Writing Residency  (2004, 2002)

Runner Up Script Division, 72nd Writers Digest Annual Writing Awards – Love And A Wide Moon (2003)

Alan Minieri Award, American Globe 15-Minute Play Festival – Elephants and Coffee (2003)

Finalist Heideman Award, Actors Theatre of Louisville/Humana Festival – Elephants and Coffee (2003)

American Theatre Critics Association/Steinberg New Play Award Nomination – Somewhere In Between (or) The Ghost of Molly Malone (2002)

Finalist, Nancy Weil Award – Love And A Wide Moon (2002)

Yukon Pacific Playwriting Award – Somewhere In Between (or) The Ghost of Molly Malone (2001)

Finalist, South West Theatre Association New Play Award – Will And The Ghost (2001)

Winner New Britain Repertory Theatre One-Act Play Contest – Will And The Ghost (2001)

Panelist’s Choice Award, Last Frontier Theatre Conference – Along The Watchtower (2000)

 

Fiction:

Reynolds Fiction Prize, Runner Up (2008)

Pennsylvania Writers Conference Literary Fiction Award (2005)

First Place, Writer’s Digest Writing Competition: Mainstream/Literary Short Story Division, (2004)

Sandhill Writers Conference Short Story Award (2004)

Julia Peterkin Short Story Award (2003)

Best New American Voices, Submission Nomination (2000)

 

Teaching & Scholarship:

Blaine Quarnstrom Playwriting Series, University of Southern Mississippi  (2017)

Cornell University Feminist Gender and Sexuality Studies, Teaching Assistant Fellowship (2014)

Cornell University, American Studies Research Grant, (2014)

Knight Institute Teaching Award (Class Exercises) 2012

Knight Institute Teaching Award (Class Exercises) 2011

Runner Up Cornell University Marvin Carlson Award, Best Essay on Theatre  (2011)

Runner Up Theory & Criticism Debut Panel Best Paper, ATHE (2010)

Penguin Book Prize, University of NSW, Best Undergraduate Student in English (1998)

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