Ph. D., English, Creative Writing, Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Certificate in Graphic Design, The New School, New York.
M.A., Creative Writing.City College, City College of New York.
B.A., Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
2011 West Virginia Humanities Grant to bring three writers to Concord
2008-9 Fulbright Fellowship Award to Paraguay.
2006 Link Fellowship (sabbatical) for Spring Semester from Binghamton University.
2006 Ohio State University Short Fiction Prize finalist.
Juniper Prize in Fiction: The University of Massachusetts published my
collection of short stories: All Things Are Full of Labor in August of 2007. 2005-6 Newhouse Fiction Award: SUNY Binghamton. Also a Scholar's Incentive.
1999 The Amazing True Story of a Teenage Single Mom chosen as one of the Top
Ten Books of 1999 by Entertainment Weekly. American Library Association Award: Top Ten Quick Pick for Young Adults. Also Notable Books. Harvey Award nomination.Will Eisner Comic Industry Award in the Graphic Novel, nomination.
1997 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award in Printmaking,
Drawing, Artist’s Books.
1990 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award in Fiction.
1988 DeJur Award in Fiction.
Transatlantic Fiction Award, Henfield Foundation, New York.
1987 Michael Tuck Fellowship Award.
1979-84 Many Addy Awards, Best in Show, Sequoia Art Competition
8/07 All Things Are Labor, Stories, (University of Massachusetts Press).
9/98 The Amazing True Story of a Teenage Single Mom, graphic novel,
Stories published in A Gathering of the Tribes. Blue Collar Review. Five Minute Fiction (Story Press), Room of One’s Own, The World, Longshot, Fiction, The Quarerly, ONTHEBUS, Red Tape: Tragicomix. New Observations.
Essays published in Literarian, Rhubarb (Winnipeg, Canada), College Mom Magazine.The Essential Hip MaMa: Writing from the Cutting Edge of Parenting,
edited by Ariel Gore, Seal Press, You Look Too Young to Be a Mom, ed. by Deborah Davis, (Penguin, NY), Best of Hip MaMa, edited by Ariel Gore,
(Seal Press), Mamaphonic: Writing from the Cutting Edge of
Motherhood, (Soft Skull Press), Tribes web magazine, Tribes.org., HipMaMa.
Art published in Women Cartoonists from the USA, catalog Secession Gallery, Vienna, Austria, World War 3.
MUSEUM SHOWS, EXHIBITIONS____________________________________
2015 Blue Dot Award, Painting: Peter Homitshky show at ASL Gallery.
2014 Show of scientific illustrations at Indian Road Cafe, show of plein air paintings at UpstArt Gallery.
2013 Blue Dot Award, Drawing: Gregg Kruetz show at ASL Gallery.
Painting in Homeless Benefit Show in April.
2012 One person painting show at Indian Road Café during July.
One painting in the ASL Borough of Manhattan show in December.
2006 She Draws Comics: 100 Years of Women Cartoonists at the Museum of
Comic and Cartoon Art, New York City.
07/03 Ladyfest Bristol, UK, Exhibition of Women Cartoonists
01/03 She Draws Comics: Great Women Cartoonists, Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
10/02 Mujeres/ Women Cartoonists, 25th Annual Comic Conference, Gijon, Spain.
4/02 Women Cartoonists in the US, Secession Museum, Vienna, Austria.
11/00 Bluestocking Bookstore, NYC, WorldWar3, Group Cartoonists Show.
9/99 Bluestocking Bookstore, New York, NY: “Women Cartoonists Show,”
6/97 Tribes Gallery, NY: “Poets and Painters” a collaboration with Ron Taylor.
4/94 The New Museum: “The Bad Girl’s Show” included my graphic novel.