September, 2017, 1001 Nights nominated for a Best of the Net award.
In September, 2017 Dina traveled to the annual Hippocamp Conference for creative non-fiction in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where she gave a reading of her winning essay, 1001 Nights in front of a room full of writers.
December, 2016, 1001 Nights was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
November, 2016 All the Spaces in Between, picked up for representation by the Robert Lecker Agency. . Please address any inquires to Alison Hardacre.
November, 2016, 1001 Nights named the WINNER of Hippocampus creative non-fiction contest.