Longlist, Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award (The Glorious Mysteries)

Finalist, Howard O’Hagan Award for Short Fiction, 2014 (“Snow,” The Glorious Mysteries)

First Prize, Room Magazine Short Fiction Award, 2009

Runner-Up, Alberta Views Short Fiction Contest, 2008

Finalist, Jon Whyte Memorial Essay Prize, 2008

Third Place, “This Place” Poetry Contest, Legacy Magazine, Spring 2007

Second Place, Prairie Fiction Contest, FreeFall Magazine, Spring 2006

Finalist, Grant MacEwan Authors Award, 2004 (Teaching Places)

Finalist, Wilfred Eggleston Award for Non-Fiction, 2004 (Teaching Places)

Finalist, ForeWord Magazine’s 2004 Book of the Year Award in the Body/Mind/Spirit category (Teaching Places)

Honourable Mention, Writing Towards the Light Poetry Contest, 2004

Highly Commended, Poetry on the Lake. Silver Wyvern Anthology 2002.

Honourable Mention, Going Home Travel Contest, The Edmonton Journal, 1995