Winner, Kennedy Center Tiny Plays for Ireland and America, No Irish Need Apply, produced at the Kennedy Center and the Irish Arts Center of Manhattan by Fishamble Theater of Dublin, May 2016

Outstanding Production of a Staged Reading, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, August 2013, for Porter’s Will

Finalist, New South Best New Writing Award, Brighton (UK) Fringe Festival, May 2013, for The Maternal Instinct

Emerging Playwrights Award, Urban Stages Theater, New York City, 2012

Best New Script, Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards 2012, 

My Occasion of Sin


Outstanding New Script, Theater Arts Guild Awards, My Occasion of Sin, 2011

First Place, Connecticut Heritage Productions, Ten Minute Play, Answering, 2010

Finalist, Heideman Award, Actors Theater of Louisville, Answering, 2009

Outstanding Playwriting of a New Script, The Higher Education of Khalid Amir, Midtown International Theater Festival, 2008

Semi-Finalist, Two Men Walked Into a Bar, 15 Minute Play Festival, 2008

Honorable Mention, 2006 TRU Voices Reading Series for Higher Education: a Multicultural Comedy (later titled The Higher Education of Khalid Amir)

Third Place Award, 2005, New Theater Works for Young Women, for Maternal Instinct

Audience Favorite Award, 2005, Atlantis Playmakers Short Attention Span PlayFest, for My Trip to the State Pen

Winner, 2017 Bechdel Test Festival, Bridge Initiative for Women in Theater, for Chosen Child, staged reading at Mesa Center for the Arts, Phoenix, Arizona,

Winner, Best New Writing of 2018 in UK theatre, awarded by theater critic Chris Neville-Smith, for Vivian's Music 1969. December 2018

Winner, 2015 Fall Helen-Jean Playwriting Prize, My Day on Facebook, published by HEUER