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Fellowship Winner, National Endowment of the Arts in Translation for What Sex is Death? Dario Bellezza – Selected Poems, FY 2019.

Fellowship Winner, Richmond the American International University of London, Summer Visiting Faculty Fellowship Programme
, “Dario Bellezza, What Sex is Death.” Rome, Italy June 3- 15, 2018

Winner, Career Enhancement Grant. University of Rhode Island Council on Research, on Dario Bellezza’s Poetry, Rome, Italy 2017-2018.

Associate Fellow, Nida Translation Institute, Misano, Adriatico, Italy, May-June, 2017.

Finalist, Rhode Island State Poet, Providence, Rhode Island, August, 2016.

Winner, Paterson Poetry Prize for Literary Excellence, Passaic Community College, NJ, 2013.

Visiting Scholar/Artist, American Academy in Rome, Rome Italy, July 2013.

University of Rhode Island Center for the Humanities, Research Grant, June 2013.

La Macina di San Cresci, Artists and Writers Residency, Florence, Italy, April - June 2013.

Graduate Mentor Award. University of Rhode Island, Dean of Arts and Sciences, 2012.

Career Enhancement Grant. URI Council on Research, Italian American Literature, 2010.

Thom Gunn Editing Award. Publishing Triangle, Editing Boy with Flowers, 2009.

PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Emerging Poets. PEN American, New York, NY, 2007
Peter Covino Accepts the 2007 PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry

Finalist, Paterson Poetry Prize. Passaic Community College, Paterson, NJ, 2007.

Finalist, Thom Gunn Award. Publishing Triangle. New York, NY, 2006.

Steffensen Cannon Fellowship. University of Utah,UT, 2005-2006; 2004-2005.

Fine Arts Work Center, Summer Scholarship. Provincetown, MA, 2005.