Writing Awards, Grants & Citations
2002 BookSurge Editors' Choice Award for Sweet Sally Ann (novel)
“Heart-breaking and magical…a boy encounters love and death in a town that sits on a metaphorical fault-line between reality and our unconscious desires.”
The BookSurge Editorial Board consists of BookSurge editors as well as guest editors from the publishing and bookselling industry.
1996 Brass Ring Award for Best Media Kit – 1st Place (IAAPA) – Copywriting and Design
The coveted Brass Ring is awarded by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (“IAAPA”). The winning media kit for 1996 was copywritten by Roger Memmott, designed by
Christian Memmott, and developed for the stunning IMAX motion picture, Zion Canyon - Treasure of the Gods, a production of World Cinemax Productions, Inc.
The award was given in a field of over 1000 entries, which included DisneyWorld, Great America, and Universal Studios.
ADDITIONAL AWARDS / GRANTS / FELLOWSHIPS
Third Annual Fiction 59 Award (2000) – 1st Place
Fourth Annual Fiction 59 Award (2001) – Honorable Mention
Third Annual Flyway Magazine Award (1998) – Honorable Mention
Golden Web Award – Web Site Design (2002-2003)
William H. Taft Creative Writing Fellowship
Charles Phelps Taft Memorial Fund Publication Award
Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines (CCLM) – Editorial Grant
Ohio Arts Council – Fiction Writing & Editorial Grant