2017 Suzan Nightingale Award for Best Columnist, Alaska Press Club.
"Strikingly funny...a writer so centered and confident in his craft."
2016 Suzan Nightingale Award for Best Columnist
"A fascinating and philosophical glimpse into the world of writing."
2005 Silver Medal Award for Meritorious Federal Service
as Editor of 2004 Alaska Groundfish
Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement.
1986 Jacob K. Javits Fellowship
(National Graduate Fellows Program)
U.S. Department of Higher Education
1981-84 Marion Johnson Fellowship
The Graduate School