COMPETITIONS

First Place J.W. Hackett British Haiku Society Awards (2001) 

First Place J.W. Hackett British Haiku Society Awards (2008)

The British Haiku Society Awards 2018/2019 (First Place & 3 HM)

Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine 2019 World Tanka Poetry Competition (1st, 2nd, and HM)

First Prize The Tanka Society of America 2008 TSA International Tanka Contest 

Third Prize Betty Drevniok Competition 2009
The Heron's Nest Valentine's Award Most Popular Poets Double Grand Prize, 2001
The Heron's Nest Valentine's Award Reader's Choice 2001
Kaji Aso Studio Institute for the Arts Competition Honorable Mention, 2007
First Prize Kaji Aso Studios Competition 2001
Honourable Mention NZPS International Poetry Competition 2000
A-Bomb Competition Yellow Moon
Ocean Day Kukai
Presence Contest(s)
Haiku World Kukai
Haiku Pathway Kataikati Third Haiku Contest 2004 copmmended
Honorable Mention paper wasp 2001
Third Place Ludbreg Croatian Haiku Contest
Midwest Poetry Review Competition (twice)
World Haiku Association's 2nd New Year's Eve/New Year's Day World-wide Double Kukai 2001/2002 2nd Place
The 19th Annual 2006 Penumbra Poetry and Haiku contest Finalist
The Third New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day World-wide Double Kukai 2002/2003
Honorable Mention Kaji Aso Studios Contest 2001
The Heron’s Nest I: Number 3 1999 Editor’s Choice
The Oku-no-Hosomichi Internet Kukai 2002 Honorable Mention
Virtual Dogo Ginko Tour Contest
WHC Feburary/March Kukai 1999 Honorable Mention
Second EQ New Zealand Poetry Society Inc., 2000 International Poetry Competition
Honorable Mention New Zealand Poetry Society 2000
International Poetry Competition
The ASHIYA Second International Haiku Festa
Surgua Baika Literary Competition
Konkor Haiku Contest
World Haiku Club Autumn Ginko Festival
Honorable Mention The First International Erotic Tanka Contest 2008
Third Place Fall 1999 Kukai Judge’s Decision
The Second Takashi Kukai
The First Competition of World Haiku Club Hoshino Takashi Award 2003
Poems of Merit
Honorable Mention Red Moon Press 2002
Ocean Day Kukai
2nd in the 4th New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day World-wide Double Kukai 2003/2004
Basho’s 360th Anniversary Web Haiku Contest Award Haiku
World Haiku Club Florida Ginko
Honorable Mention The National League of American Pen
Women 2002
Second Place Lyman Haiku Award North Carolina Poetry Society 2005
Tanka Society of America International Tanka Competition 2010 Honorable Mention
1st WHC webWORKS Kukai
Itzy Bitzy Wing Ding Competition
The Wildwalk Photo-haiku kukai
Oku-no-Hosomichi Internet Kukai
Third Prize The Winter Moon Awards for Haiku 2008
Parade of Life Kukai 2003 Overall Winner
The International Haiku Convention 2001 First Prize
World Haiku Club World-Wide Earth Day Ginko Second Choice
Honorable Mention, Robert Spiess Memorial Haiku Award 2006
Third Prize Kaji Aso Studio’s International Haiku Contest 2009
The World Haiku Club 1st Global Haiku Tournament 2002 Winner on the “Pointed Radishes” Team
Tanka Splendor Second Place epic tanka collaboration with Alexis Rotella
World Haiku Internet Hatsu-kukai January 2000 Editor’s Choice
Finalist Award 18th Annual Penumbra Poetry and Haiku Contest. The 2nd Creating Reality Haiku Competition
Honorable Mention Haiku Award 4th Suruga Baika Literary Festival
Honorable The Kiyoshi and Kiyoko Tokutomi Haiku Contest 2008
Third Place The Kiyoshi Tokutomi Memorial Haiku contest 2004
Honorable Mention Kiyoshi Tokutomi Memorial Haiku contest 2004
Honorable Mention Tokutomi Yuki Teikei Haiku Society Memorial Haiku Contest 2006
Honorable Mention The Saigyo Awards for Tanka 2008
Honorable Mention The Tokutomi Memorial Haiku Contest 2006
Itzy Bitzy 9 Competition 2009 Haiku Commended
First Place Yellow Moon Literary Competition 2000
Third Place the Francine Porad Award Washington Poet’s Association 2005
Winner of Poem This Painting Haiga Online 2000
Third Prize Calico Cat Haiku Contest 2005/2006
Winner of the 2003 Permafrost University of Alaska Fairbanks Haiku Contest
Haiku Presence Award 2001 Runner-up
Honorable Mention The National League of American Pen Women 2000
Honorable Mention The National League of American Pen Women 2001. Honourable Mention The Herb Barrett Award 2001
Yellow Moon 2002 Commended
Highly Commended Yellow Moon 2002
Commended Haiku Yellow Moon 2002
Second Place Haiku Florida State Poets Association Annual Contest 2000
Yellow Moon Commended 2000
Second Place Sijo Florida State Poets Association Annual Contest
Highly Commended Haiku Yellow Moon 2004
(2) Highly Commended Haiku Yellow Moon 2001
(2) Commended Haiku Yellow Moon 2001
Highly Commended Tanka Yellow Moon 2005
Very Highly Commended Tanka Yellow Moon 2005
Commended Tanka Sequence Yellow Moon 2006
Still runner-up Spring Award 2000
Commended Itzy Bitzy Wing Ding Literary Competition for Cinquain 2001
Japan Society on Water Environment The English Tanka & Haiku Convention on Water, River, Lake, Sea Tanka Certificate of Merit
Zen Garden Haiku Contest Award of Merit 2005
Second Place World-Wide World Haiku Club Shiki Haiku Poems Contest 2001
Very Highly Commended Tanka Yellow Moon
National League of American Pen Women Honorable Mention 2002
Second Place The National League of American Pen Women 2002
The National League of American Pen Women Finalist 2003
Zen Garden Haiku Contest 2004 Shadow Poetry Runner-up
First Place Florida State Poets Association
15th Annual Penumbra 2002 Poetry & Haiku contest Finalis
Still Autumn Award Runner-up 2000
Still Autumn Award Runner-up 2001 Issue Two
Still Autumn Award Runner-up 2001 Issue Four
Honorable Mention Midwest Poetry Review 2001 Annual Haiku Contest
Third Place the National League of American Pen Women Evelyn McLeod and Viola Rivenburgh Memorial Poetry Contest 2000
Honorable Mention Betty Drevniok Award 2003. Third Place Penumbra Tallahassee Writers Association 2001. The Heron’s Nest Editor’s Choice Vol 1: No 3, 2000
Second Honorable Mention Yuki Teikei Haiku Society Tokutomi Haiku Contest, 2010
Highly Commended Haiku Presence Award 2001
The Inspirational Award of Judges, the Second Ashiya International Haiku Festa
Commended Tanka 2006 Tanka Calendar Competition
Honorable Mention Kaji Aso Studios International Haiku Contest 2007
Highly Commended Creating Reality Second Haiku Competition 2004
Commended Award Basho’s 360th Anniversary Contest
Commended Second Annual Paper Wasp Jack Stamm Haiku Award 2000
Third Prize Nyuusen Foreign Language Category 2006 in Recognition of the Merits exhibited in the 11th “Kusamakura” International Haiku Competition
Finalist Wilderness Haiku Contest, 2010. Honorable Mention 2010 Haiku Invitational Sakura Award
Honorable Mention The First International Erotic Tanka Contest 2008
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance 2011 Contest
British Haiku Society's Tanka Anthology contest commended 2015

Japan Tanka Society Award