Publications & Awards

Tom Reads at Fountainhead Bookstore, Hendersonville NC
Tom Reads at Fountainhead Bookstore, Hendersonville NC

SHORT STORIES PUBLISHED:

“Interview with the Were-Cow” published in Cooweescoowee Spring 2011.

“SHMILY” published in the Netwest Anthology Echoes Across the Blue Ridge 2010; published in Calliope Spring 2009; published in WNC Woman Jne 2008.

“Petit Mal” published in Bellowing Ark March/April 2008.

“Million Dollar Wounds” published in Calliope Winter 2008.

“The Spanish Lady” published in The MacGuffin Fall 2005.

“Mangled Maladies” published in Nuthouse Autumn 2004

SHORT STORY AWARDS: 

Vino Diaboli” received an honorable mention award in the 2014 Fountainhead Bookstore short fiction competition. The bookstore is located in Hendersonville.

“Heads Up” Gold Medal 2014 North Carolina Silver Arts Fiction Competition. Raleigh, September 27, 2014. To read the story, click here:

http://www.ncseniorgames.org/2014SS1.pdf

“Heads Up,” Blue Ribbon 2014 Four Seasons (Henderson & Polk Counties) Silver Arts Short Story Competition.

“Fender Bender” Blue Ribbon 2013 Four Seasons (Henderson & Polk Counties) Silver Arts Short Story competition.

“The Grand Child” First Place 2012 Fountainhead Bookstore Fiction Contest.

“The Wart Charmer”Gold Medal 2012 NC Silver Arts Short Story Competition; Blue Ribbon 2012 Four Seasons Silver Arts Short Story Competition. To read this short story, click here: http://www.ncseniorgames.org/goldshort.pdf .

“Hello Central,” honorable mentin 2008 Mountain Writers of NC fiction contest.

“The Spanish Lady,” Second Place 2004 WNC Writers Short Story Contest.

POETRY PUBLISHED:

“Flood of 2011.” published on the June 5, 2011 www.yourdailypoem.com site.

“Women’s Work,” published in the June 2012 issue of WNC Woman magazine.

POETRY AWARDS:

“Integration” First place 2016 Four Seasons (Henderson & Polk Counties) Literary Arts Poetry Competition.

“More,” Third Place 2014 Four Seasons (Henderson & Polk Counties) Literary Arts Poetry Competition.

“Eponymosity,” Third Place 2013 Sidney Lanier Award Prize Competition, Tryon, NC.

“Orlando Odyssey,” Second Place 2012 Four Seasons Silver Arts Poetry Competition.

NONFICTION AWARDS:

“It’s Not About Letting Go,” First Place 2016 Four Seasons (Henderson & Polk Counties) Literary Arts Life Experiences essay competition. This essay also won the silver medal in the state Silver Arts Competition on September 4, 2016.

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