• Twilight
  • The Season of Lillian Dawes
  • Private Altars
  • The Book of Uncommon Prayer

Nominated for 2011 Le Prix du roman étranger
Nominated for 2011 Grand prix de l’Héroïne Madame Figaro
Le Prix PACA (short list)

Nominated for National Book Award 2005 (HarperCollins);
Nominated for Pulitzer Prize 2005 (HarperCollins);
New York Times Notable Book 2002;
Winner of Book of the Month Club’s Award for First Fiction1996;
Barnes and Noble Discover Award Finalist 1995;
Academy of American Poets Award (Princeton University) 1979;
Bain‑Swiggett Award for poetry (Princeton University)1979;
Morris W.Croll Award for Poetry; (Princeton University) 1979

Speaking /Performing  Events
Master Class Workshop Wellesley College 2008;
Reading, La MaMa Theater NY, 2008
Keynote Speaker, Abydos Learning International Conference, Houston, 2007
Speaker, Kingsborough College, 2007,
Speaker, Harvard Club, 2006
Speaker, Marymount College, 2006
Delegate, Conference on International Journalism, Doha, Qatar 2006
Speaker/Performer, Conference for Global Interdependence, Paris Opera House 2005.
Speaker, City Club of San Diego, 2002,
Reading, Donnell Public Library, NY, 1996.