• Idaho Prize for Poetry, 2011: Finalist 
  • Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, Nimrod International Journal, 2011:  Finalist
  • Arts and Letters Rumi Prize for Poetry, 2011: Finalist          
  • W.D. Snodgrass Fellowship for Poetic Endeavor and Excellence, 2010
  • Brittingham & Felix Pollak Poetry Prizes, 2009: Semi-finalist         
  • Push Cart Prize Nomination by Isotope, 2008
  • May Swenson Poetry Award, 2008: Finalist
  • Arts & Letters /Rumi Prize in Poetry, 2008: Finalist
  • Glimmer Train: Family Matters, 2008: Finalist
  • Blue Light Press Poetry Prize, 2008: Finalist 
  • Ruth Stone Prize in Poetry 2007:  First Place
  • Best Poem Contest, St. Louis Poetry Center 2007: Finalist
  • Atlanta Review Poetry Competition 2006: International Publication Prize Winner
  • River Styx International Poetry Contest, 2006: Finalist



  • Kate Kingston’s new book of poems, Shaking the Kaleidoscope, is now available from Lost Horse Press. It placed as a finalist in the 2011 Idaho Prize for Poetry. or


  • Unwritten Letters, Outlaw Artist Press, 2008
  • El Río de Las Animas Peridadas en Purgatorio, White Eagle Coffee Store Press, 2006, First Place White Eagle Coffee Store Press Chapbook Award,
  • In My Dreams Neruda, Main Street Rag, 2005, Editor’s Choice,


  • Nimrod International Journal:  “Woman Resting” and “Southwest History Class”
  • MARGIE: “Gravity II”
  • Rattle:  “History of My Body”
  • Sugar House Review: “If I Sent You a Postcard,” “Concourse A Exhibit,”  “Though I’ve Never Heard a Raven Speak” and “After Reading Lorca’s Romance Sonámbulo
  • Hawai’i Review:  “Translating Clouds,” “Bicycle,” and “Leaving”
  • Hunger Mountain: “What Does Lorca Own?”
  • The Pinch: “Zimbabwe Stone Structures” and “Lunatic”
  • Runes: “Notes from the Cabin”
  • Adobe Walls:  “Turistas ,” “ Framing a Piece of Ruin” “From the Coast of Almeria,” 
  • Big Muddy Review: "A Labyrinth of Moons," "La Playa," and "Pozo Canada"
  • Pilgrimage: “The Miner’s Wife” and “History Class at Fort Pueblo”
  • Isotope:  “Vista Verde”
  • Many Mountains Moving: “Revision”
  • Atlanta Review: “Unwritten Letters, from Josefa Carson to Kit”


  • Nimrod: Mexico/USA: Translations:  Ten Poems by Natalia Toledo
  • Mexico Poetry Today: 20/20 Voices, Shearsman Books: Four Poems by Pedro Serrano


  • Rattle, a Poetry Review of Juniper by Nancy Takacs
  • The Eleventh Muse, a Poetry Review of Bone Strings by Anne Coray
  • Rattle, a Poetry Review of Pale Blue Wings by Nancy Takacs

Fellowships / Residencies

  • Fundacion Valparaíso, Mojácar, Spain
  • The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico
  • The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New Mexico
  • Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, Wyoming 
  • Jentel, Banner, Wyoming
  • Anderson Center, Red Wing, Minnesota
  • Vermont Studios, Johnson, Vermont
  • The Martha’s Vineyard Writers Residency, Massachusetts
  • Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, Wyoming