“Northeast to Down East: Four Diverse North Carolina Writers Revisit Their NCLR Interviews.” Invited Essay for the 25th Anniversary Issue Online of North Carolina Literary Review. Launched February 2016. https://issuu.com/eastcarolina/docs
R. Randy Rice Service Award, statewide award for Residence Life faculty.
Excerpt from WWII Novel in Progress about NC Outer Banks (Working Title: The Art and War of Island Secrets) won a second scholarship to the Key West Literary Seminar’s 2015 workshop with Lee Smith which, after revising and expanding, was then submitted for VCCA Fellowship Application.
“Jane Austen for Our Time: Rosamunde Pilcher’s The Shell Seekers (1987).” Book Chapter/Essay collected in The Global Jane Austen: Pleasure, Passion, and Possessiveness in the Jane Austen Community, Edited by Laurence Raw and Robert Dryden. Palgrave Macmillan, September 2013.