2012 -A Very Modern Marriage announced as a semi-finalist for the Eugene O'Neill Theatre's National Playwrights Conference.
2012 - Trash announced as a semi-finalist for the Eugene O'Neill Theatre's National Playwrights Conference.
2009 - My short screenplay EIGHT BALL makes TOP TEN FINALIST in the Pavaline Short Screenplay Competition.
2009 - Audience Favorite Award for the short play THE FINE PRINT in the Los Angeles New Plays Festival and Competition.
2008 - The AOPW Fellowship Award for my play PAST CURFEW.
2006 - The Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting, given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Academy Awards) for my screenplay THE FREE REPUBLIC OF BOBISTAN.
2006 - My action comedy screenplay SO BUSTED is a quarterfinalist in the 2006 American Screenplay Competition.