Contest Wins & Awards
Six Word Memoirs (SMITH Magazine), Contest: Your Pinnacle Moment in Six Words
(April 2017)
*2nd place (of 6) with “Getting published for the first time.”


Six Word Memoirs (SMITH Magazine), Contest: Your Six Words For Relieving Stress
(April 2017)
*3rd place (of 6) with “Bowl of popcorn and stand-up comedy.”


Six Word Memoirs (SMITH Magazine), Contest: Favorite Music Moment in Six Words

(December 2016)

*6th place (of 6) with “Sade warned me about smooth operators.”


Six Word Memoirs (SMITH Magazine), Contest: Welcome to America in Six Words
(November 2016)

*Honorable Mention with “Gave us opportunities they didn’t have.” 


Six Word Memoirs (SMITH Magazine), Contest: Your Favorite Fads in Six Words

(October 2016)

*1st place (of 6) with "Spent adolescence teasing bangs and boys."


Six Word Memoirs (SMITH Magazine), Contest: This is Nature in Six Words
(September 2016)

*3rd place (of 6) with "Before Netflix, I binge watched nature."

Six Word Memoirs (SMITH Magazine), Contest: Top Six Times You Call Mom

(May 2016)

*4th place (of 6) with "...I've gathered juicy intel about relatives."


Six Word Memoirs (SMITH Magazine), Contest: Your Love Advice in Six Words

(February 2016)
*Honorable Mention with “Close the ex files for good.”

Six Word Memoirs (SMITH Magazine), Contest: Six Words That Make You Smile

(October 2015)
*Honorable Mention with "After I finish writing a story."

Six Word Memoirs (SMITH Magazine), Contest: Top Six Intros to Your Novel    

(December 2014)
*3rd place (of 6) with "Telling the truth wasn't an option."

Columbia Scholastic Press Association

(2008)

*1st place National Gold Circle Award Winner for Commentary


Recognition

SMITH Magazine's Six Word Memoirs

 *Memoirist of the Month - February 2016

University of Houston-Clear Lake

*Alumni Interview - 2013

*UH Success Stories - 2007/2008


Helen Hall Library (League City, TX)

*Author of the Month - February 2013





















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