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David-Matthew Barnes (born September 3, 1970) is an American author, playwright, poet, and screenwriter.

Education[edit]

Barnes graduated magna cum laude from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta with a degree in Communications and English. He earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing at Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina. He also attended American River College, The Theatre School at DePaul University, and Columbia College Chicago.

Writing career[edit]

Prose[edit]

Barnes is the author of the novels Mesmerized (Bold Strokes Books, 2010), Accidents Never Happen (Bold Strokes Books, 2011), Swimming to Chicago (Bold Strokes Books, 2011), The Jetsetters (Bold Strokes Books, 2012), Ambrosia (Blue Dasher Press, 2012), Wonderland (Bold Strokes Books, 2013), Stronger Than This (Bold Strokes Books, 2014), Fifty Yards and Holding (Bold Strokes Books, 2015), The Marijuana Mermaids (2018), and the novelettes Backfire, Bruised, Delinquent, I Think We're Alone Now, Patience is Waiting, and Riding with James Dean. Two of his young adult novels, Swimming to Chicago and Wonderland, have been recognized by the American Library Association for their contribution to diversity in young adult literature.[1]

Barnes is also the author of a collection of short stories titled Boys Like Me (Blue Dasher Press, 2018), two collections of poetry, Souvenir Boys (Blue Dasher Press, 2013) and Love and Detours, and several collections of stage plays, scenes, and monologues, including Monologues That Kick Ass (Blue Dasher Press, 2013).[1]

Barnes' literary work has appeared in over one hundred publications including The Best Stage Scenes, The Best Women's Stage Monologues, The Best Men's Stage Monologues, The Comstock Review, Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts, The Magnolia Review, Memoryhouse, New Plains Review, Review Americana, The Southeast Review, Vagabond City, Wraparound South, and 105 Five-Minute Plays for Study and Performance.[1] He has also served as the guest editor of dramatic literature for The Louisville Review and as a judge for the 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowships in the category of Young Readers Literature.[2]

Screenwriting[edit]

Barnes is the writer and director of the coming-of-age film Frozen Stars (starring Lana Parrilla of ABC's Once Upon a Time), which received worldwide distribution.[3]

His screenplay Boxcar is currently being produced by Kupenda Films and Revolver Amsterdam, directed by Coen Haver, and being filmed on location in Europe. Boxcar will premiere in early 2018.[4]

For his dramatic screenplay Made From Scratch, Barnes was named the 2017 Grand Prize Jury Winner at Film Invasion L.A.[5] The script also received an award from the 2017 Colorado International Film Festival.[6] For his screenplay Boxcar, Barnes received the award for Best Short Screenplay at the 2017 New Renaissance Film Festival in Amsterdam,[7] the award for Best Short Script at the Play Film Festival in Paris,[8] and the award for Best Short Screenplay at the Sunday Shorts Film Festival in London.[9] For his screenplay Tagged, Barnes received a 2017 Los Angeles Film Award for Best Screenplay Short,[10] the award for Best Short Screenplay at the 2017 Universe Multicultural Film Festival,[11] and the award for Best Screenplay Short at the 2017 Changing Face International Film Festival in Sydney, Australia.[12] Barnes' screenplay Baby in the Basement received a 2017 European Independent Film Award for Best Short Film Script [13] and a Best Short Film Script award from the 2017 Mindfield Film Festival in Albuquerque.[14]

Barnes' screenplays and teleplays have also been official selections and finalists in the Atlanta Comedy Film Festival,[15] the Hollywood Screenplay Contest,[16] the New York Short Film and Screenplay Competition, the Los Angeles Television, Script and Film Festival,[17] the StoryMode Independent Short Film Awards, the Queer Hippo International LGBT Film Festival in Houston,[18] the Windy City International Film Festival in Chicago,[19] the Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition in London,[20] and the Film Makers TV Writing Competition in Los Angeles.[21]

Barnes also writes horror movies and thrillers under the name Declan Mayfair. His short film screenplay Baby Cindy has garnered many accolades, including a 2017 New York Film Award for Best Short Screenplay.[22] The script has been honored and recognized by the Los Angeles Film Awards,[23] the NYC Horror Film Festival,[24] Los Angeles CineFest, Fear NYC, the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival,[25] the Upstate NY Horror Film Festival, the Eerie Film Festival, the Shiver International Film Festival,[26] the NYC Indie Film Awards, the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards,[27] and more. Baby Cindy was nominated for a 2017 Independent Horror Movie Award[28] in the category of Best Short Script.

Stage[edit]

Barnes has written over fifty stage plays that have been performed in three languages in ten countries, including And The Winner Is (Playscripts, Inc.), Are You All Right in There? (Playscripts, Inc.), Better Places to Go (Blue Dasher Press), Bracelets and Boyfriends (JAC Publishing), Clean (JAC Publishing), Don't Mention It (JAC Publishing), False Hopes (JAC Publishing), Frozen Stars (Blue Dasher Press), Johnny Ramirez Really Wants to Kiss Me (Blue Dasher Press), Pensacola (JAC Publishing), Sloe Gin Fizz (JAC Publishing), Somebody's Baby (Blue Dasher Press), Temporary Heroes (Brooklyn Publishers), Threnody (Blue Dasher Press), and Unrequited (Brooklyn Publishers).

Barnes' stage plays have been official selections for the Chicago Director's Festival, the DC Queer Theatre Festival, FronteraFest, the Johannesburg One-Act Drama Festival, the Mid-America Dramatists Lab, the NYC 15-Minute Play Festival, the Rough Writers New Play Festival, Spectrum: LGBT New Play Festival, and the Western Australia Drama Festival. His plays have been performed on stages across the country including the American Globe Theatre, Ball State University, the Boston Center for the Arts, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Hyde Park Theatre, Soka University of America, and the Producer's Club in New York City. Internationally his plays have been produced in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Guam, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.[1]

Awards[edit]

Barnes was selected by Kent State University as the national winner of the Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Award. In addition, he has received the Carrie McCray Literary Award, the Slam Boston Award for Best Play, and earned double awards for poetry and playwriting in the World AIDS Day Writing Contest. He has received national awards in the Split This Rock Poetry Contest and the New Works for Young Women playwriting competition. He is the winner of two Elly Awards from the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance, an award from Writer’s Digest, and an award from the Florida Freelance Writers Association.[1]

Barnes is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America,[29] International Thriller Writers,[30] and the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.[31]

Academic career[edit]

Barnes has been an educator for over a decade, instructing college courses in writing, literature, and the arts. In 2008, he was nationally selected to serve as the Emerging Writer-in-Residence at Pennsylvania State University. From January 2009 until January 2015, he was a faculty member and online instructor at Southern Crescent Technical College in Griffin, Georgia, where he developed the curriculum for a first-ever Theatre Appreciation course, which received statewide approval from the Technical College System of Georgia for instruction in 25 colleges. He also served as the college's cheerleading coach and was the founding faculty advisor of the Performing and Literary Arts Student Association (PALASA). He has been a faculty member of the low-residency MFA in Writing Program at Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky since 2012, where he instructs and mentors graduate students in Writing for Children and Young Adults, Playwriting, and Screenwriting.[32]

In January 2015, Barnes was named the new Program Director and Lead Faculty of the Theatre Arts and Dance Department at Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, Colorado, where he was the recipient of the 2016 Inclusion and Diversity Service Award.[33]

In March 2017, Barnes directed the Colorado premiere of The Best of Everything, adapted for the stage by Julie Kramer, from the novel by Rona Jaffe.

In August 2017, Barnes was named the new Associate Dean of Instruction and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Director at Red Rocks Community College.

He lives in Denver, Colorado with his husband, Edward C. Ortiz.

Filmography[edit]

  • Boxcar (short film, 2018) - screenwriter, directed by Coen Haver, produced by Kupenda Films and Revolver Amsterdam
  • Bracelets and Boyfriends (short film, 2017) - directed by Nadia Ramoutar, produced by Kim Murray for Flickers Studios
  • Frozen Stars (feature film, 2003, worldwide distribution) - screenwriter, director[3]
  • Just Before the Drop (short film, 2009) - written and directed by Sam Wagner (adapted from Barnes' stage play), official selection for The One in Ten Film Festival
  • Threnody (short film, 2013, currently unreleased) - screenwriter, director, music supervisor[3]
  • Why So Fly? (documentary, 2008, currently unreleased) - a documentary about Northern State (band) - producer, director[34]

Screenplays[edit]

  • Baby Cindy (written under Declan Mayfair, short film, 2017)
  • Baby in the Basement (short film, 2017)
  • Boxcar (short film, 2017)
  • Death Do Us Part (written under Declan Mayfair, feature film, 2018)
  • Frozen Stars (feature film, 2003)
  • Made From Scratch (feature film, 2015)
  • Number 76 (short film, 2017)
  • Scare Me, Kill Me (written under Declan Mayfair, feature film, 2017)
  • Tagged (short film, 2017)
  • Threnody (short film, 2013)
  • The Trespassers (written under Declan Mayfair, feature film, 2018)

Television[edit]

  • Ambrosia (2015) - series creator/writer
  • Count Your Blessings (1998, pilot episode, adapted from Barnes' stage play Pensacola) - series creator/writer
  • Dragonflies (2018) - series creator/writer
  • Sky Lines (2018) - series creator/writer
  • Tidal Waves (2018) - series creator/writer
  • Whirl (2018) - series creator/writer
  • Wishing On Mister Moon (2018) - series creator/writer

Novels[edit]

  • Accidents Never Happen (Bold Strokes Books, 2011)
  • Ambrosia (Blue Dasher Press, 2012)
  • Fifty Yards & Holding (Bold Strokes Books, 2015)
  • The Jetsetters (Bold Strokes Books, 2012)
  • The Marijuana Mermaids (2018)
  • Mesmerized (Bold Strokes Books, 2010)
  • Sophomore (2018)
  • Stronger Than This (Bold Strokes Books, 2014)
  • Swimming to Chicago (Bold Strokes Books, 2011)
  • A Woman's Place (2018)
  • Wonderland (Bold Strokes Books, 2013)

Novellas and Novelettes[edit]

  • Backfire (Blue Dasher Press, 2016)
  • Bruised (Blue Dasher Press, 2016)
  • Delinquent (Blue Dasher Press, 2018)
  • Patience is Waiting (Blue Dasher Press, 2016)
  • Riding with James Dean (Blue Dasher Press, 2017)

Short stories[edit]

  • Backfire (2010)
  • Boys Like Me (Short Story Collection, Blue Dasher Press, 2018)
  • Bruised (2007)
  • Easy on My Grave (1999)
  • Fifty Yards & Holding (2001)
  • I Think We're Alone Now (Blue Dasher Press, 2018)
  • Kitchen (2000)
  • The Marijuana Mermaid (2001)
  • Mary Day (Blue Dasher Press, 2016)
  • Patience is Waiting (2006)

Poetry[edit]

  • Love and Detours (2018)
  • Souvenir Boys (Blue Dasher Press, 2013)
  • Sins of the Flesh (Word Riot Press, 2002)

Stage Plays[edit]

  • Better Places to Go (Blue Dasher Press, 2013)
  • The Bray of the Belles (2018)
  • A Darling Among the Maidens (Blue Dasher Press, 2014)
  • Frozen Stars (Blue Dasher Press, 2013)
  • Pensacola (JAC Publishing, 2011)
  • Sky Lines (Blue Dasher Press, 2014)
  • Sloe Gin Fizz (JAC Publishing, 2011)
  • Somebody's Baby (Blue Dasher Press, 2017)
  • Tagged (2018)
  • Temporary Heroes (Brooklyn Publishers, 2004)
  • The Truants (2018)
  • Vacancies (2018)
  • We Never Made it to Paris (Blue Dasher Press, 2014)

One-Act Plays[edit]

  • And The Winner Is (Playscripts, 2003)
  • Are You All Right In There? (Playscripts, 2003)
  • Awake (Blue Dasher Press, 2017)
  • Baby in the Basement (Blue Dasher Press, 2003)
  • Boxcar (Blue Dasher Press, 2013)
  • Bracelets and Boyfriends (JAC Publishing, 2006)
  • Clean (JAC Publishing, 2001)
  • The Clutch (Blue Dasher Press, 2014)
  • Deena and the Dino Mights (Blue Dasher Press, 2016)
  • Defenseless (Blue Dasher Press, 2013)
  • Don't Mention It (JAC Publishing, 2008)
  • False Hopes (JAC Publishing, 1999)
  • Fractured (Blue Dasher Press, 2017)
  • Hour Glass (Blue Dasher Press, 2006)
  • I Ate Lunch Alone Today (Blue Dasher Press, 2000)
  • It's a Pleasure to Be Sad (Blue Dasher Press, 2007)
  • Johnny Ramirez Really Wants to Kiss Me (Blue Dasher Press, 2006)
  • Just Before the Drop (Blue Dasher Press, 2006)
  • Last Dance (Blue Dasher Press, 2016)
  • Let's Not Confuse the Situation (Blue Dasher Press, 2005)
  • Limelight (2018)
  • No Boys Allowed (Blue Dasher Press, 2005)
  • Number 76 (Blue Dasher Press, 1999)
  • Punch Bowl (Blue Dasher Press, 2005)
  • Relocations (Indie Theater Now, 2013)
  • A Rum Cake for Rita (Blue Dasher Press, 2006)
  • The Seventh of August (Blue Dasher Press, 2014)
  • The Snack Queens (Blue Dasher Press, 2017)
  • Stay (Blue Dasher Press 1996)
  • Tagged (Blue Dasher Press, 2016)
  • Taking Off (Blue Dasher Press, 2006)
  • There is No "D" in Revenge (Blue Dasher Press, 2014)
  • Threnody (Blue Dasher Press, 1999)
  • Trixie's Last Date with the Boogey Man (Blue Dasher Press, 2006)
  • Unrequited (Brooklyn Publishers, 2004)
  • Vixen (2016)

Stage Play Collections[edit]

  • Brave Enough to Love: Gay and Lesbian Stage Plays (Blue Dasher Press, 2014)
  • Deuces: Stage Plays for Two Actors (Blue Dasher Press, 2014)
  • Monologues That Kick Ass (Blue Dasher Press, 2013)
  • Performer (Blue Dasher Press, 2018)
  • Twenty-Five: A Collection of Plays (Blue Dasher Press, 2017)
  • You Think You Know Us: Stage Plays for Teen Actors (Blue Dasher Press, 2014)

Featured Work[edit]

  • 105 Five-Minute Plays for Study and Performance (Smith & Kraus, 2017; edited by John Capecci and Irene Ziegler; featuring the one-act play Just Before the Drop)
  • 222 More Comedy Monologues 2 Minutes & Under (Smith & kraus, 2017; edited by John Capecci and Irene Ziegler; featuring monologues from The Bray of the Belles, Let's Not Confuse the Situation, Stay, There is No "D" in Revenge)
  • 60 Seconds to Shine: 221 One-Minute Monologues for Men (Smith & Kraus, 2006; edited by John Capecci and Irene Ziegler Aston; featuring a monologue from Better Places to Go)
  • 60 Seconds to Shine: 221 One-Minute Monologues for Women (Smith & Kraus, 2006; edited by John Capecci and Irene Ziegler Aston; featuring monologues from And The Winner Is and Baby in the Basement)
  • A&U: America's AIDS Magazine (September/October 2008; edited by Chael Needle; featuring the one-act play Don't Mention It)
  • A&U: America's AIDS Magazine (December 2011; edited Brent Calderwood; featuring the poem Strength Comes From Knowing)
  • Audition Arsenal for Men in Their 20s (Smith & Kraus, 2005; edited by Janet B. Milstein; featuring monologues from I Ate Lunch Alone Today and Sloe Gin Fizz)
  • Audition Arsenal for Women in Their 20s (Smith & Kraus, 2005; edited by Janet B. Milstein; featuring monologues from Better Places to Go, Pensacola, Sky Lines, Temporary Heroes, and Threnody)
  • Audition Arsenal for Women in Their 30s (Smith & Kraus, 2005; edited by Janet B. Milstein; featuring a monologue from Better Places to Go)
  • Audition Monologues for Young Women #2: More Contemporary Auditions for Aspiring Actresses (Meriwether Publishing, 2013; edited by Gerald Lee Ratliff; featuring monologues from Baby in the Basement and Better Places to Go)
  • The Best Men's Stage Monologues of 1999 (Smith & Kraus, 1999; edited by Jocelyn Beard; featuring a monologue Threnody)
  • The Best Stage Scenes of 1999 (Smith & Kraus, 1999; edited by Jocelyn Beard; featuring a scene from Threnody)
  • The Best Women's Stage Monologues of 1999 (Smith & Kraus, 1999; edited by Jocelyn Beard; featuring monologues from Are You All Right in There? and Threnody)
  • The Best Men's Stage Monologues of 2000 (Smith & Kraus, 2000; edited by Jocelyn Beard; featuring two monologues from Sloe Gin Fizz)
  • The Best Stage Scenes of 2000 (Smith & Kraus, 2000; edited by Jocelyn Beard; featuring Number 76)
  • The Best Women's Stage Monologues of 2000 (Smith & Kraus, 2000; edited by Jocelyn Beard; featuring a monologue from False Hopes)
  • The Best Women's Stage Monologues of 2002 (Smith & Kraus, 2002; edited by D.L. Lepidus; featuring three monologues from Frozen Stars)
  • Between (Chelsea Station Editions, December 2013; edited by Jameson Currier; featuring the poem Blue Navy)
  • Caravel Literary Arts Journal (April 2016; edited by Eric Allen Yankee; featuring the poem Contaminated)
  • The Centrifugal Eye (November 2008; edited by Eve Hanninen; featuring the poem Caution)
  • Chelsea Station (Issue 4, May 2013; edited by Jameson Currier; featuring the poem This Man's Watch)
  • The Comstock Review (Winter 2008; edited by John M. Bellinger; featuring the poem Rapture)
  • Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts (Voulme 14, Issue 1, Winter 2013; edited by Pamela Uschuk and William Pitt Root; featuring the poem Looking for Homer)
  • Glitterwolf Magazine (London; Issue Two; October 2012; edited by Matt Cresswell; featuring the poems I Want To Travel Your Body and Volatile)
  • ImageOutWrite: A Celebration of GLBTQ Writing (September 2012; edited by Gregory Gerard and KaeLyn Rich; featuring the poems Latin Freestyle, The Day I Almost Ran Away with Goldie Hawn, and In Spite of It All)
  • inscape (2009; edited by Michelle Lassiter and Leif Anderson; published by Washburn University; featuring the poem El Novio)
  • The Literary Nest (Volume 2, Issue 4, Winter 2017; edited by Pratibha; featuring the poem The Departure)
  • The Magnolia Review (Volume 2, Issue 2, July 2016; edited by Suzanna Anderson; featuring the poems I Know Why Marianne Did It and The 12 on Tenth Street)
  • Memoryhouse (Spring 2016; edited by Isabelle Lim and Keshav Prasad; published by the University of Chicago; featuring the poem Robbery in Progress)
  • Men of Mystery: Homoerotic Tales of Intrigue and Suspense (Haworth Press, 2007; edited by Sean Meriwether and Greg Wharton; featuring the short story Bruised; Lambda Literary Award nominee)
  • The People's Tribune (July 2016; edited by Bob Lee; featuring the poem Contaminated)
  • Polari (Issue 3, April 2011; edited by D.J. Baker and Sharon Dunne; featuring the one-act play Johnny Ramirez Really Wants to Kiss Me)
  • Red Booth Review (Volume 6:3, September 2011; edited by W.T. Pfefferle; featuring the poem Harm's Way)
  • Review Americana (Fall 2010, Volume 5, Issue 2; edited by Leslie Kreiner Wilson; featuring the one-act play It's a Pleasure to Be Sad)
  • Rite of Passage: Tales of Backpacking 'Round Europe (Lonely Planet, 2003; edited by Lisa Johnson; featuring the memoir essay And I Loved A Soldier)
  • Saints & Sinners 2011: New Fiction from the Festival (Rebel Satori Press, 2011; edited by Amie M. Evans and Paul J. Willis; featuring the short story Backfire)
  • Small-Town Gay: Essays on Family Life Beyond the Big City (Kerlak Publishing, 2004 ; edited by Elizabeth Newman; featuring the essay The Lady of the House; Lambda Literary Award nominee)
  • Sonic Boom (Issue Two, April 2015; Shloka Shankar, Editor; featuring the poem Mirror Ball)
  • The Southeast Review (Volume 29.2, 2011; Katie Cortese, Editor; Jen Schomburg Kanke, Poetry Editor; featuring the poem Walking to K-Mart to Buy a Dolly Parton Album)
  • Tattoo Highway (Issue #20: Detours, Summer 2010; edited by Sara McAulay; featuring the poem Joyriding with Soul Singers)
  • Time Intertwined (Kerlak Publishing, 2006 ; edited by Mark Fitzgerald; featuring the short story Patience is Waiting)
  • Unabashed Magazine (Issue #1: The Shimmer Edition, 2017; edited by Jade Ivy Monet; featuring the poems Weightless and Falling Out of Love with the World)
  • Vagabond City (Issue #25, 2017; edited by Amanda Dissinger; featuring the poem Signs)
  • Wicked Alice (Fall 2009; edited by Kristy Bowen; featuring the poem Ape Girl - a poetic tribute to Jessica Lange)
  • The Wild Word (Issue #13: Is Anybody Out There?, 2017; edited by Kusi Okamura; featuring the poem We've Got a Runner)
  • Winners Competition Series V.4: Award-Winning, 90-Second Comic Scenes Ages 13-18 (Smith & Kraus, 2010; edited by Janet B. Milstein; featuring the scenes One Stupid Moment and Backstage Pass)
  • Young Women's Monologues from Contemporary Plays #2 (Meriwether Publishing, 2008; edited by Gerald Lee Ratliff; featuring a monologue from Better Places to Go)

Awards[edit]

  • 2018: Current Finalist, Film Daily Screenwriting Contest, Drama Short Script, Boxcar
  • 2017: Grand Prize Jury Winner, Film Invasion L.A., Best Screenplay, Made From Scratch
  • 2017: Winner, New Renaissance Film Festival (Amsterdam), Best Short Screenplay, Boxcar
  • 2017: Winner, Play Film Festival (Paris), Best Short Script, Boxcar
  • 2017: Winner, Sunday Shorts Film Festival (London), Script Competition, Boxcar
  • 2017: Winner, TeaDance Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (Greenville, NC), Best Short Screenplay, Boxcar
  • 2017: Winner, L.A. Shorts Awards, Best Short Film Script, Boxcar
  • 2017: Winner, European Independent Film Awards, Best Short Film Script, Baby in the Basement
  • 2017: Winner, Mindfield Film Festival (Albuquerque), Best Short Film Script (Gold Award), Baby in the Basement
  • 2017: Winner, Rendezvous Film Festival (Amelia Island, Florida), Shorts Screenplay, Bracelets and Boyfriends
  • 2017: Winner, Changing Faces International Film Festival (Sydney), Best Screenplay Short, Tagged
  • 2017: Winner, Los Angeles Film Awards, Best Screenplay Short, Tagged
  • 2017: Winner, The Universe Multicultural Film Festival (Los Angeles), Best Short Screenplay, Tagged
  • 2017: Finalist, Rome International Cinefest, Screenwriting Contest, Boxcar
  • 2017: Finalist, Los Angeles Television, Script and Film Festival, Screenplay Competition, Boxcar
  • 2017: Finalist, The StoryMode Independent Short Film Awards (Pueblo, Colorado), Best Short Script, Boxcar
  • 2017: Finalist, The Queer Hippo International LGBT Film Festival (Houston), Screenwriting Competition, Boxcar
  • 2017: Finalist, Play Film Festival (Paris), Best Short Script, Baby in the Basement
  • 2017: Finalist, New York Short Film and Screenplay Competition, Best Teleplay, Ambrosia
  • 2017: Finalist, Windy City International Film Festival (Chicago), Best Short Screenplay, Number 76
  • 2017: Finalist, Colorado International Film Festival, Feature Screenplay Competition, Made From Scratch
  • 2017: Official Selection, Atlanta Comedy Film Festival, Best Comedy Television Episode Screenplay, Ambrosia
  • 2017: Official Selection, Hollywood Film Competition, Best Script, Made From Scratch
  • 2017: Semi-Finalist, William Van Dyke Short Story Prize, Ruminate Magazine, Mary Day
  • 2016: Finalist, The Hollywood Screenplay Contest, Television Sitcom, Ambrosia (Pilot Episode)
  • 2016: Official Selection, The Inspired Minds Short Film & Screenplay Competition (Sarasota, Florida), Made From Scratch
  • 2015: Semi-Finalist, FilmMakers TV Writing Competition (Los Angeles), Ambrosia (Pilot Episode)
  • 2015: Semi-Finalist, 2015 Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition (London), Short Film Screenplay, Boxcar
  • 2014: Fifth Place, 2014 Rainbow Awards, Gay Contemporary General Fiction, Stronger Than This
  • 2014: Third Place, 2014 Rainbow Awards, LGBT Poetry, Souvenir Boys
  • 2014: Nominee, Bisexual Book Awards, Bisexual YA Fiction, Wonderland
  • 2014: Finalist, American Library Association, Rainbow Books, GLBTQ Books for Children and Teens, Wonderland
  • 2012: Finalist, American Library Association, Rainbow Books, GLBTQ Books for Children and Teens, Swimming to Chicago
  • 2012: Finalist, ILA (Independent Literary Award), Swimming to Chicago
  • 2011: Second Place, 2011 Rainbow Awards, Coming of Age/Young Adult Novel, Mesmerized
  • 2011: Winner, Hart Crane Memorial Poetry Award, Walking to K-Mart to Buy a Dolly Parton Album
  • 2011: Finalist, Saints and Sinners Short Fiction Contest, Backfire (Selected by John Berendt)
  • 2008: Winner, World AIDS Day Writing Contest, Don't Mention It (play) and You Wonder (poem)
  • 2008: Winner, Slam Boston Award, Best Stage Play, Johnny Ramirez Really Wants To Kiss Me
  • 2008: Third Place, Split This Rock Poetry Contest, Latin Freestyle
  • 2007: Third Place, New Works for Young Women, Sky Lines
  • 2007: Winner, Carrie McCray Literary Award, Best Stage Play, Bracelets and Boyfriends
  • 2003: Winner, Elly Award, Best Original Script, Better Places To Go
  • 1997: Winner, Elly Award, Best Original Script, Somebody's Baby

Awards for Declan Mayfair[edit]

  • 2017: Winner, New York Film Awards, Best Short Screenplay, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Winner, NYC Indie Film Awards, Best Short Film Screenplay, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Winner, L.A. Shorts Awards, Best Short Film Script, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Finalist, NYC Horror Film Festival, Best Unproduced Short, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Finalist, Fear NYC, Unproduced Script Competition, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Finalist, Filmmatic Screenplay Awards, Short Works, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Finalist, Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival, Best Screenplay Short, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Finalist, South Carolina Underground Film Festival, Screenplay Competition, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Nominee, Independent Horror Movie Awards, Best Short Script, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Official Selection, Diabolical Horror Film Festival, Best Short Script, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Runner Up, Upstate NY Horror Film Festival, Best Short Script, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Semi-Finalist/Top 5, The Film Empire's Scrypt to Screen Horror Contest, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Semi Finalist, Shiver International Film Festival, Best Short Script, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Semi-Finalist, Eerie Horror Film Festival, Best Short Screenplay, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Semi Finalist, Los Angeles CineFest, Best Short Screenplay, Baby Cindy
  • 2017: Quarter Finalist, Shriekfest Horror Film Festival, Best Screenplay, Scare Me, Kill Me
  • 2017: Honorable Mention, Los Angeles Film Awards, Best Short Screenplay, Baby Cindy

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