A History of the Unmarried named to the 2015 Over the Rainbow List, GLBT Roundtable of the American Library Association, 2015.
Won the Christopher Hewitt Award for Fiction for short story "After the Cure", A&U Magazine, 2014.
Won the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry for the book He Do the Gay Man in Different Voices, Lambda Literary Foundation, 2013.
Finalist for the Thom Gunn Poetry Award for the book He Do the Gay Man in Different Voices, Triangle Publishing, 2013.
Pushcart Nominee 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Won the Gival Press Oscar Wilde Poetry Award for the poem "Iranian Boys Hanged for Sodomy, July 2005," Gival Press, 2008.