Grand Prize Winner in: 1. The Do – It -Yourself Book Festival and 2. The Los Angeles Book Awards
First Place Prize for Poetry in: The Greater Southeast, Florida, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Great Midwest, Southern California, Do-It-Yourself, San Francisco, National Beverly Hills Book Awards, Great Northwest, Great Southwest, Pacific Rim, Los Angeles, New England, New York Book Awards.
Winter’s A’ Coming Still:
First Place Prize for Poetry in the Florida, Southern California, San Francisco, New England, New York, Paris, Los Angeles, London, Pacific Rim, Great Midwest, Amsterdam, Great Northwest and Great Southwest Book Awards.
Where Do I Sit. :
First Place Prize for Poetry: Hollywood, Northern California, Southern California, Great Midwest Florida, London, Great Northwest, Great Southwest, Los Angles, Paris, San Francisco, New England and New York book awards
Weight of Just Black: (Japanese Translation)
Nominated for the Japan Best Translation Book Award 2017
Door of No Return:
2019 National Black Caucus of the American Library Association Best Poetry Book
First Place Prize: New York Poetry Book award
2019 Finalist: Eyelands International Book Awards (Greece) – Published poetry
The Trembling Tiber:
2019 Winner- Eyelands International Book Awards (Greece) – Unpublished poetry
Manuscript – Diary of The Heart:
2020 Winner – Three Rock Writers’ Resort Residency Program. Crete, Greece