Awards and Recognition

Novels

  • Golden Stake Award, International Vampire Film and Arts Festival, for The Promise Keeper, 2019

Short Stories

  • First Place Fiction/Nonfiction, The Outlet, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, “$5.99”,     2014
  • Second Place Prose, The Outlet, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, “The Garage Door”, 2013
  • Bram Stoker Award Finalist, Sycorax’s Daughter, 2018             
  • Honorable Mention, N.E.B. Productions, One-Page Story Contest, “Flowers”, 2004

Screenplays

  • Best Screenplay Short, Indo-Global International Film Festival, Elevator, 2020
  • Best Horror Screenplay, Northern Virginia International Film and Music Festival, Missy,  2020
  • Best Afrofuturism/Horror/Sci-Fi Screenplay, Urban Media Makers Film Festival, The Black Hole, 2020
  • Harold L. Brown Award, Northern Virginia International Film and Music Festival, for Home Party, 2019
  • Finalist, Crimson Screen Film Festival, Inexorable, 2021
  • Official Selection, Five Continents International Film Festival, Inexorable, 2021
  • Nominated, Best Horror Screenplay, Northern Virginia International Film and Music Festival, Crescendo, 2021
  • Semi-Finalist, Screamwriting Festival, Crescendo, 2021
  • Quarter Finalist, Shriekfest Horror/SciFi Film Festival, Don’t Answer Your Phone!, 2021
  • Official Selection, Indo-Global International Film Festival, Don’t Answer Your Phone!, 2020
  • Official Selection, Indo-Global International Film Festival, Idol, 2020
  • Official Selection, Indo-Global International Film Festival, Crescendo, 2020
  • Official Selection, Indo-Global International Film Festival, Elevator, 2020
  • Official Selection, Bloodstained Indie Film Festival, Don’t Answer Your Phone!, 2020
  • Official Selection, Bloodstained Indie Film Festival, Idol, 2020
  • Official Selection, Fright Night Film Festival, Elevator, 2020
  • Nominated, Best Short Script, Carnage Awards/Diabolical Horror Film Festival, Life in Technicolor, 2020
  • Official Selection, Diabolical Horror Film Festival, 271 Raeburn Avenue, 2020
  • Official Selection, Diabolical Horror Film Festival, Missy, 2020
  • Official Selection, New York City Horror Film Festival, The Black Hole, 2020
  • Finalist, Urban Media Makers Film Festival, Idol, 2020
  • Official Selection, HorrOrigins Film Festival, Idol, 2020
  • Semi-Finalist, NOLA Horror Film Fest, The Black Hole, 2020
  • Semi-Finalist, Filmmatic Short Screenplay Awards, 271 Raeburn Avenue, 2020
  • Finalist, GenreBlast Film Festival, Don’t Answer Your Phone!, 2020
  • Nominated, Best Horror, Northern Virginia International Film and Music Festival, The Black Hole, 2020
  • Nominated, Best Action/Thriller Screenplay, Northern Virginia International Film and Music Festival, The Black Hole, 2020   
  • Official Selection, Northern Virginia International Film and Music Festival, Life in Technicolor, 2020
  • Official Selection, Rebel Seed Studio Diversity Film and Script Showcase, Life in Technicolor, 2019
  • Nominated Best Drama, Northern Virginia International Film and Music Festival, Don’t Answer Your Phone!, 2019

Other

  • Recognized as one of the 100+ Black Women in Horror, S. Saulson, 2018                                                 
  • Author of the Month, Camp Horror, 2004
  • Recognized in ‘The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Vol 15’, Crescendo (novel), 2004                                       
  • Recognized on the Top Ten Book List for 2003, Creature Feature Tomb, Caliginy (collection), 2003                

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