• 1991 – Golden Pagoda Award for Best New Writer (awarded by Oklahoma Science Fiction Writers)


  • 1975 – Honorable Mention – F&SF Competition #9 – The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction February 1975;
                 reprinted in OI, ROBOT: Competitions and Cartoons from Fantasy & Science Fiction (1995) – Mercury Press
  • 1991 – John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer 1989 – 1990 (finished 5th)
  • 2007 – World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology for "CROSS PLAINS UNIVERSE: Texans Celebrate Robert E. Howard" (Buy It Now)


  • 1981 – “The Gospel of Ski Fi” (with Willie Siros) in TEXAS FANDOM edited by Becky Matthews; revised and expanded for the
                  First Occasional Lone Star Science Fiction Convention and Chili Cook-Off Program Book (1985 NASFiC)
  • 1988 – SHAGGY B.E.M. STORIES edited by Mike Resnick for New Orleans World Science Fiction Convention NOLACON PRESS –
                  assisting with the manuscript to “The Works of M. M. Moamrath” by Bill Wallace and Joe Pumilia
  • 1991 – Uncredited quote in GLAMOUR MAGAZINE August 1991 – Quoted in Kid Lit with Adult Appeal in describing YOUNG ADULT NOVEL by Daniel Pinkwater