“The First Time That He Died,” Jewish Writers, Spring 2018

“A Death in the Neighborhood,” Left Hooks, January 2018

Honorable Mention, 37th Annual Jo Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards, 2015

Orion, Spring 2015

“The Adolescent Psych Ward,” Brain, Child 2013

“Past Life,” Intellectual Refuge 2013

“Skin,” Best of the Best American Poetry 2013

“Kosher,” Lilith Summer 2012

“Turtle Dreams,” EWR Fiction, February 2012

“The Perseids,”  “The Father,” Laban’s Daughter,” LiterBug, 2012

 “The Medicine Cabinet,” Intellectual Refuge, 2012.

“Theory of Place,” Zocalo Public Square, Spring 2011.

Finalist, Short Story Award for New Writers, Glimmer Train, Fall 2006  

“Six-O-Four,” Mothering, August/September 2006

“Skin,” 100 American Poets Against the War, Metropolitan Arts Press, 2006

Finalist Award in Prose, Illinois Arts Council, 2006

“Skin,” Best American Poetry 2003. 

“Skin,” Pushcart Prize nomination, 2003.

Contributor, America’s Favorite Poems, 2003.

Artist’s Award, Illinois Arts Council, Spring 2003.

Finalist, The Chicago Poetry Center’s Annual Juried Competition 2002.

“What Is Kept,” The Chicago Poetry Center Chapbook, 2002.

Editor’s Award, RHINO, Winter 2002.

“Skin,” “Brahmin Hour,” RHINO, 2002.

“Fossil.” Southern Poetry Review, Winter 2000.

“Milk Hour,” Mothering, May/June 1999.

“In Another Country,” “Isaac.” Religion & Literature, Spring 1999.

“Naomi Bathing.” Cumberland Poetry Review, Spring 1998.

Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Award in Fiction, 1997-8.

“Prayer,” “Cold Snap,” Southern Poetry Review, Winter 1996.

Semifinalist, The Heekin Group Foundation Award for Novel-in-Progress, 1996.

Writing Fellowship at Ragdale Foundation, Summer 1995.

“Discovery”/The Nation Contest Semifinalist, 1995.

“Planting,” “Tidepool,” “With Child,” Columbia Poetry Review, Spring 1995.

“Nocturne,” “Post-Card from the Middle States,” Hawaii Pacific Review, Spring 1995.

“Touch Wood,” Black Warrior Review, Spring/Summer 1994.

“Ways of Sleep,” Cumberland Poetry Review, Fall 1994.

“Visible Woman,” Kalliope, 1994.

Sue Saniel Elkind National Poetry Award Finalist, Kalliope, 1994.

3rd Prize, Anna Davidson Rosenberg Award for Poems on the Jewish Experience, 1991.

Featured Reader, “Los Angeles Perspectives” Poetry Reading, U.C.L.A., April 1991.

“The Miscarriage,” Iris: A Journal About Women, Spring 1991.

“Speaking to the Dead,” Cimarron Review, Fall 1992.

Humanities Research Grant, University of California-Irvine, Summer 1990.

Hilai Fellowship, Israel, 1990.

“Untitled,” Cymbals, Spring 1990.

“In Wadi Ara.” Without a Single Answer: Poems of Modern Israel, Judah Magnes Museum, 1990.

“The Watermelon Season,” “Inscribing,” Three Rivers Poetry Journal, Carnegie-Mellon University, Spring 1990.

“Discovery”/The Nation Contest Semifinalist, 1989.

“Kfar Sinan,” Shirim, Spring 1988.

“Blue,” Aphra: A Journal of Women’s Arts & Letters, Spring 1986.