Breaking Free: A Novel about the Sixties. (2004) Published as an e-book at WestbyNorthwest.org. Formerly entitled Waging Peace on the Avenue.
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July 1995: Finalist, Hemingway First Novel Contest - Hemingway Days Festival, Key West, Florida. For Waging Peace on the Avenue.
February 1995: Semi-finalist, The James Fellowship for the Novel in Progress - for the first 70 pages and synopsis of Waging Peace on the Avenue. Heekin Group Foundation, Sisters, Oregon.
February 1995: Semi-finalist, The Tara Fellowship for Short Fiction - for "Raptor." Heekin Group Foundation, Sisters, Oregon.
May 1994: Performances by The Eugene Opera of the children's opera, Webfoot Country, book and lyrics by "Sylvia Hart."
Summer 1993: Short story, "Bearing Witness," chosen as a prizewinner in the 6th International Short Story Competition held by Stand Magazine. Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Spring 1993: Short story, "There Used to be Elk," included in Fishtrap Anthology II, published in conjunction with a writers conference held in Eastern Oregon.
December 1992: 8-page excerpt from novel in progress published in Radical Beauty, a Chicago little magazine.