2022 - Honoree and Recipient of the Murray/Reese Family Award for Bravery, Family Equality LA Impact Awards, Los Angeles, CA
2022 - Advanced to Round 2 of Julie Pacino's Keepers of the Inn short film competition 
2021 - The Ghost Story Supernatural Fiction Award - Honorable Mention

2018 - Artist in Residency, Sunset Art Studio, Dallas, TX

2015 - UTD Travel Award to attend the AWP Conference in Minneapolis, MN

2014 - UTD Travel Award to attend the AWP Conference in Seattle, WA

2012 - Featured Artist on Imagen Latina Radio Program 990 AM, Dallas, TX, 

2008 - Featured in Women of Milwaukee Hour, Poetry Marathon & Benefit, Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee, WI

2006 - Featured Poet, Redletter Reading Series, Woodland Pattern Book Center, Milwaukee,WI

2006 - Featured Poet, Educated Leading Lady Association (ELLA), University oaf Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2005 - Poet of the month for Women’s History Month, Lyrical Sanctuary, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI