Body Language: First Of All Do No Harm, Purdue University Press.

1996, 2004.

Prayer To A Purple God, Mellen Poetry Press.

Awards and Recognition

  • 1970 and 1971 - Mary Wade Seybold Prize in English/Writing, Illinois College, Jacksonville, Illinois. 1977 - The Ann Woodbury Hafen Prize, Poetry Society of Colorado. Academic years 1978-1979 and 1979-1980: Received Teaching Assistant Grants; taught two sections of Introduction to Creative Writing, University of Colorado, Boulder. 1986 - Finalist in the Nimrod Poetry Contest, Tulsa Council on the Arts and Humanities. 1986 - Winner of the Fall/Winter EMBERS POETRY CONTEST, Carolyn Stoloff, Judge; nominated for a Pushcart Prize. 1987 - Artist-in-Residence Associate at the Rocky Mountain Women's Institute, Denver, CO. 1990 - First place winner in Poetry West Contest, THE ELEVENTH MUSE CONTEST, Colorado Springs, CO; nominated for a Pushcart Prize.


Louisville, CO


Fiction & Literature, Poetry, General Non-Fiction, Essays