- Latin American Short Story Award “Benemerito de America”. OaxacaPrefecture Government and Autonomous University of Oaxaca, Mexico, 2005.
- Winner of the International Contest of Brief Short Story of the Mediatic Library. Caracas, Venezuela, 2005.
Fellowships & Scholarships
- Sacatar Foundaton international artistic residence program. Selected and invited with full economic support. Salvadorde Bahía, Brazil. 2012.
- Shanghai Writer’s Association: international writer’s residence. Selected and invited with full economic support. Shanghai, China, 2011.
- National Fund for Culture and Arts (FONCA, Mexico) in coordination with the Conseil des arts et des letters (CALQ, Quebec). Full Scholarship for the Writers in residence Program. Montreal, Canada. 2008.
- Cultural Economic Fund (FCE) and ITESMUniversity. Scholarship for the Writing Lab on the Border program. Tijuana/San Diego, 2006.
- MOMBUSHO Scholarship (Japanese Government) for graduate students. Osaka, Japan. 2000-2004.
- AIEJ Scholarship for International Exchange Students in Japan. Osaka, Japan, 1996-1997.