February 1, 2012: Other Words for Love was mentioned in The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "A Bulletin Dozen Booklist" for February 2012 titled "Down and Dumped - A Heartbroken Dozen." Read it here:http://tinyurl.com/6mkpeto
Other Words For Love was included in the following "Best of 2011" lists:
January 17- 21, 2011: I was the featured author on Random Buzzers (Random House's teen book community) where I participated in a Q&A with readers:http://tinyurl.com/4dq5vyw
May 18, 2010: I had the pleasure of being the guest speaker at Northern Kentucky University's High School Creative Writing Awards ceremony. The contest, held annually, seeks to foster a greater interest in literary arts and to recognize area student achievements.