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The Islander

NYC Big Book Award-Winner (Novella)

IAN Book Awards Finalist

Literary Titan Gold Award

Paris Book Festival Honoree

American Book Fest Award Finalist

Page Turner Award Finalist

Hawthorne Prize Finalist

Readers' Choice Award, Finalist

Chicago Writers Association Finalist


A Well-Respected Man
Society of Midland Authors, 2019, Adult Fiction Honoree
Independent Author Network, Finalist, Literary/General Fiction
October Song ​

American Book Fest, Book of the Year Finalist, 2017

Any Road Will Take You There

Eric Hoffer Book Award, Grand Prize Finalist
Chicago Writers Association, Book of the Year Award, (indie Nonfiction)
Accidental Lessons

Royal Dragonfly Grand Prize for Literature

There's a Hamster in the Dashboard

Chicago Book Review—Best Books of Year, 2015

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