Harvard University, Expository and Creative Writing, Summer 2006. Cornerstone Teaching Award, Institute for Advanced Learning, Washington University   (St. Louis,) 2006 Who’s Who in America, 2000- Fulbright Lectureship to Thailand, offered 1994 Who’s Who of American Teachers, 1993- Fulbright Lectureship to Sri Lanka, offered 1991 Peer Review Panelist, NEH, 1989- Fulbright Lecturer in American Literature, Gabon (Central  Africa), 1985-86 Writer-in-Residence, W. New Mexico University, 1984-85, 86-87 Stanford University Graduate Fellow, 1974-78 Mirrillees/Stegner Fellow in Creative Writing, Stanford University, 1973-74