AWARDS, HONORS, & GRANTS

AWARDS

Nominee, Intro to Fiction Award — Association of Writers and Writing Programs
Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, Vermont. September 2013.

Fifty Most Fabulous Women — Arts and Culture,
THE Magazine,Pasadena, California. June 2012.

Best International Performance AwardFarrago Poetry
London, United Kingdom. December 1997.

Individual Finalist — 8th Annual National Poetry Slam and Championship
Middletown, Connecticut. August 1997.

Team Finalist — 7th Annual National Poetry Slam and Championship
Portland, Oregon. August 1996.

 

HONORS

Recognized for Outstanding Service to the College as a Member of the Writing Program’s Faculty Committee on Diversity,
Co-Founder of Writing Program Student Diversity Committee, Facilitator of the Diversity Student Orientation,
and Author of a Concordance of Notable Black Authors, Poets, and Essayists donated to the College.

 

GRANTS

Art and Cultural Grant I, City of Pasadena, Department of Cultural Affairs
$4,500 awarded to Indelible Ink / Monica Lee Copeland
for Literary and Cultural Art Series and Student Competition, 2012-2013.

Art and Cultural Mini Grant, City of Pasadena, Department of Cultural Affairs
$500 awarded to Indelible Ink / Monica Lee Copeland
for Art Night Literary Performance, 2012.

Art and Cultural Grant I, City of Pasadena, Department of Cultural Affairs
$3,375 awarded to Indelible Ink / Monica Lee Copeland
for Literary and Cultural Art Series and Student Competition, 2011-2012.