2011 – Devastation on the Delaware was named a Finalist in both the Best Regional Nonfiction and Best History categories of the National Indie Excellence Awards.
2010 – Almost Perfect: Disabled Pets and the People Who Love Them was awarded a Muse Medallion by the Cat Writers Association.
2008 – Devastation on the Delaware was named Cool Book of the Day on February 4, 2008 by Dan Janal’s review site.
2006 – Finalist in “Writing: Nature” and “History: United States” categories, USABookNews.com Book Awards for Devastation on the Delaware.
1998 – Honorable Mention, Potomac Review Essay “Suspended Animation”