Awards & Publications

Publications

 
 
 

Awards

My Mother's Hands | Reading by Sarah Birnbach | Bethesda Essay Contest

Bethesda Magazine & Bethesda Urban Partnership Essay Contest

2021 - Honorable Mention - "Disappearances"
2019 - Honorable Mention - "My Mother's Hands"

“My Father’s Blessing” – Talking Writing Prize

Winner of the 2017 Talking Writing Prize for Personal Essay, Writing and Faith Category

Women’s National Book Association

“Climbing Back Up”

Third Place in the Creative Nonfiction/Memoir Category, Women’s National Book Association 2017

“When the Ordinary Becomes Extraordinary”

Honorable Mention in the Linda Joy Myers Memoir Vignette Prize Category, Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition 2016

“I Believe”

Honorable Mention in the Tilia Klebenov Jacobs Religious Essay Prize Category, Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition 2016

“Nine Is the Loneliest Number”

Second Prize in the Tilia Klebenov Jacobs Religious Essay Prize Category, Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition 2016

“My Father’s Blessing”

Second Prize in the Tilia Klebenov Jacobs Religious Essay Prize Category, Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition 2014