Speak Up Talk Radio Firebird Award, First Place Winner for poetry book Ash, July, 15th, 2021
San Francisco Book Festival, Honorable Mention for poetry book Ash, June 22nd, 2021
40th Moon Prize, Writing in a Woman’s Voice, for the poem Listen from Whiteness of Bone, July 17th, 2019
Poet Laureate, Somerville, MA, 2017 & 2018
5th Moon Prize, Writing in a Woman’s Voice, for the poem Waiting from Whiteness of Bone, June 9th, 2017
Allen Ginsberg Award for Community Service by the Newton Writing and Publishing Center, May, 2016
Ibbetson Lifetime Achievement Award, Ibbetson Street Press, January, 2015
Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council distributed by the Somerville Arts Council, 1992.