Nancy has won numerous awards for her short stories over the years. Some notable testimonials are listed below.


  • Nancy’s short-short “First Night” has been awarded Second Prize in River Styx’s 2015 Microfiction Contest. 

  • Nancy’s short-short “Tiffy” is one of ten short-shorts (our of a field of nearly 1500 entries) that have been selected for inclusion in the FISH Anthology, to be launched in July 2015 in West Cork, Ireland.  “Tiffy” received an honorable mention in the FISH competition.

  • Nancy’s short-short “How Are You?” has been accepted for publication by The Vestal Review, a top publication featuring flash fiction.

  • Her flash fiction has won awards in contests sponsored by NIGHT TRAIN, SOUTHEAST REVIEW and GRAIN.

  • Her short-short, "Bar Mitzvah", was read on "Word by Word" a popular weekly show aired by one of NPR's affiliate stations.

  • Her short memoir, “Kritios Boy” was a prize winner in Literal Latte’s essay contest.