Awards and Residencies

Writing Awards

Foundation for Contemporary Arts (FCA emergency Covid grant) ,  2020

SOPA (Portuguese American Heritage), Congressional Recognition award for literature, 2018

Travel grant “Kale Soup for the Soul,” Fundação Luso-Americanato, 2014, US@PT grant,  (FLAD), 2013

Center for Cultural Innovation, Creative Capacity Quick Grant, 2012, 2014

CantoMundo, Austin, TX, 2011, 2012

Formby Research Fellowship (Kay Boyle), Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2010

California Arts Council, 2002-2003

Barbara Deming Foundation Money for Women, 2001-2002

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Fellowship for Poetry, 1997-1998

Elizabethe Kempthorne Endowment for Creative Writing--1992

Selected Residencies

Disquiet, International Literature Program, Lisbon, Portugal, 2011

Milkwood, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic, Sept. 2009

Fundación Valparaíso, Mojacar, Spain, Sept. 2008

Jentel, Banner, Wyoming, Jan.-Feb. 2003 (stipend)

Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York, summer 1999

Vermont Studio Center, Writers Grant, Johnson, Vermont, winter 1998