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Juried Artist Residency
The Jentel Foundation
October-November, 2014

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Juried Artist Residency
Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts
October-November, 2013

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2002 Artist Fellowship in Poetry ($5,000)
Colorado Council on the Arts
March, 2002

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$250, Pierce the Heart Haiku Contest, May, 2001

Winning haiku: Cottonwoods rustle...

Panelists praised [Bass'] lyricism and "odd, quirky," and "deft" writing that they found "risky and innovative," "complicated in elegant ways," and "a joy to read."

—Panel Notes, Colorado Council on the Arts Artist Fellowship Review