ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS - POETRY
A kitchen in Vietnam (1994)
POETRY Publication Credits
Times Record News, Wichita Falls Online Edition, November 11, 1998; The Names.
Veteranís Day insert: Downtowner, Cincinnati Ohio, November 10, 1998: Take a Number; Last Letter.
Second Front Page, feature article At War With Words, The Harrison Press, April 8, 1998: Blue-Eyed Daddy; Take a Number; Lies That Soldiers Tell; Lewis B. Puller, Jr., Age 48, Dies By His Own Hand: A Casualty of the War.
Everything is not Enough, 1997, D. A. Levy Chapbook Award Winner - 1996 Chapbook designed & published by THIS: a serial review. Cincinnati, Ohio.
Seven Hills Review - 10 poems: Spring 1968, Fall 1968, Fall 1969, Spring 1969 & Spring 1970. Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County.
FY 1998 Individual Artistís Fellowship: $5,000 - Creative Writing, Ohio Arts Council; poetry on the Vietnam War.
Michael P. (M-60) Kelley, Vietnam veteran artist and writer (Where We Were In Vietnam: A Comprehensive Guide to the Firebases, Military Installations, and Navy Vessels of the Vietnam War, Hellgate Press), wrote: ďIn my judgment, Connie is also without question among the very best poets to have emerged from the Vietnam experience.Ē
FIRST PRIZE: Everything is not Enough (1997) D.A. Levy Chapbook Award Winner 1996 Chapbook designed & published by THIS: a serial review. Cincinnati, Ohio.
THIRD PRIZE: the Greater Cincinnati Writers League (GCWL) (1996) Poetry.
The Milford-Miami Township Branch, Clermont County Public Library (November 2007) Public Reading.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (July 2006) Public reading at the Freedom of Expression program.
Public reading on Memorial Day (1999) The Vietnam Womenís Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Featured at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton Country for the opening of Vietnam Revisited, a photo exhibit by former Army photographer, Ken Williamson (November 1998.)
Featured on Night Music (March 16, 1997) - WNKU (Public Radio from Northern Kentucky University.)
Readings at the Poet Warriors Memorial Day Weekend Program (May 1995) held at the Vietnam Veteransí Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Readings at the Memorial Day Writerís Project (November 1994) Veteranís Day Weekend Program, held at the Vietnam Veteransí Memorial, Washington, D.C.