- Traveling Through Glass (Bright Hill Press, 1999)
- Bright Hill Press Poetry Book Award
- North Carolina Poetry Society’s Poem of the Month, March 2007
- Finalist Award in Poetry from the Illinois Arts Council in 2003 and 2004
- 2001 Peregrine Poetry Prize for “Obi”
- Ethel Fortner Writer and Community Award from St. Andrews Presbyterian College in 2001.