Category Archives: Awards

Another Writer’s Digest award

I feel very lucky to have won a second award from Writer’s Digest.  In 2010, my personal essay “The Decision Tree” won third prize in the annual Writer’s Digest writing competition.  In the fall of 2011, another essay titled “Telling Him” won “honorable mention.” Separately, the essay “Telling Him” was a finalist in the Pacific […]

Thank you, Artist Trust

Earlier this fall I found out I won a grant from Artist Trust.  Wow!  I won $1,500 to fund continuing research on my historical novel.  I will use the funds to help pay the expenses of doing another research trip to Trieste.  Not sure when I’ll go, maybe May 2012.  The Artist Trust program is […]