Work

Site-Specific Installations

“is white is,” The Evergreen State College Gallery, Olympia, WA (January 26-March 10, 2017) Digital text, synthetic reader, sound.
Retrogradatio Cruciata, The Evergreen State College Gallery, Olympia, WA (January 26-March 10, 2017) Text, lemon juice, butcher paper.
“Invisible Ink,” Feast Arts Center, Tacoma, WA (January 19-February 11, 2017) Site-specific, interdisciplinary installation. Lemon juice, butcher paper, sound. Reparations text contributed by Natasha Marin. Audio loops contributed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore.
“The Redaction Project,” Salon Refu, Olympia, WA (March 12-April 8, 2016) Site-specific, interdisciplinary installation. Text, index cards, paper, woodblock, letterpress, sound.
Eye Out (1995) Public media installation series. Producer
Video Scavenger Hunt (1995) Live music and video installation. Writer / Director / Producer

Selected Publications & Writing Awards & Honors

Glimmer Train Fiction Open Award (2013) Finalist
Glimmer Train (Winter 2011) “Best Western”
Southern Indiana Review (Spring 2010) “Stray”
Mary C. Mohr Short Fiction Award (2010) Winner. Alan Cheuse, judge
Glimmer Train (Spring 2010) “Writing to the Future: An Interview with Xu Xi”
Salem College 2010 International Literary Awards, Fiction
(2010) Honorable Mention
Bellingham Review Tobias Wolff Award in Fiction (2010) Finalist
A Room of Her Own Orlando Prize for Short Fiction (2010) Finalist
Gulf Coast Fiction Prize (2010) Finalist
Iowa Short Fiction Award (2009) Semi-finalist
Cutthroat Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award (2009) Finalist
Zoetrope: All Story Short Fiction Contest (2009) Honorable Mention. Yiyun Li, judge
Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award (2009) Second Place
Glimmer Train Family Matters Fiction Award (2009) Finalist
Evo Girls (2009) Guest editor and essayist for the annual print catalogue of experimental media and activist art by the collective, Evolutionary Girls Club
Writers Ask
(ongoing) Excerpts from “A Part of One’s Life: An Interview with Shawn Wong”
NPR Selected Shorts (2008) “Best Western”
Symphony Space Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize
(2008) Winner. Amy Hempel, judge
Nimrod Katherine Anne Porter Prize (2008) Honorable Mention
Glimmer Train Family Matters Fiction Award (2008) Finalist
Writer’s Chronicle (December 2007, Volume 40, Number 3) “A Part of One’s Life: An Interview with Shawn Wong”
Best New American Voices 2007 (Harcourt, 2006) “Ashes.” Sue Miller, editor
Hunger Mountain (Fall 2006 Issue, Number 9) “Three Keys”
The Way We Knew It: Fiction from the First 25 Years of Vermont College’s MFA in Writing Program 1981-2006 (Vermont College / Union Institute & University, 2006) “Wrap Skirt”Glimmer Train
Fiction Open Award
(2007) Finalist
Nimrod Katherine Anne Porter Prize (2007) Semi-finalist
Howard Frank Mosher Prize for Short Fiction (2006) Winner
Adult Short Fiction Competition, Pacific Northwest Writers Association (1998) Finalist
Potato Eyes (1993) “Brook Trout,” “Ode to ‘Possum”
The Sierra Nevada College Review (1992) “Gray Rectangles” 

Select Film & Digital Media Credits, Honors & Awards

The Warmest Season (In development) Feature film. Writer / Producer
The Sea that Has Become Known (2014) Audio/video narrative. Writer / Director / Producer
The Good Zeal of Monks (2012) Video essay. Co-Director / Producer / Camera / Editor
Sophisticated (Optioned) Feature Film. Developing Producer
Agnes (2005) Interactive video essay employing text, video, algorithm. Writer / Director / Producer / Coder
Birders (2005) “Artist Signature Piece” MTV Logo. Writer / Producer / Creative Director / Animator
Audience Choice Award, Planet Out Short Film Contest (2003) Civil Enough
Best Narrative Feature, The Director’s View Film Festival, Stamford, CT (2003) Group
Group
(106:00, DV-35mm, 2002) Feature film. Theatrical distribution by Artistic License. Educational & home video distribution: Frameline. Writer / Producer / Co-Director /  Director of Photography / Production Designer
Best Feature, Jurors’ Choice, New Festival, NY, NY (2002) Group
Best Director, Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Seattle, WA (2002) Group
Audience Choice, Best Feature Film, Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival (2002) Group
 Official Selection, IFP Film Market, NY, NY (2001) Group
Truth
(1998) 16mm feature film, Brown Eyes Motion Pictures. Art Director
Journey to Greece (30:00, 16mm, 1996) Film essay. Producer / Camera
Flags for Fags (30:00, 16mm, 1996) Location Sound Technician
Eroticascore (9:15, 16mm, 1995) Film with live, improvised soundtrack. Writer / Director / Producer
Taking the Veil (3:00, 16mm, 1995) Film with live, improvised soundtrack. Writer / Director / Producer
Clouds are thus… (6:30, 3 channel video installation, 1995) Writer/Director / Producer / Camera

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