Happy is an award-winning writer and translator!
- Connected, poem, referenced by James Sale in his article "What's Writing Classical Poetry All About?" (originally published in The Epoch Times, June 4, 2021)
- The Spectator Magazine, issue 15 August 2020, Competition 3161 (Bout-rimés): Thanos, Keatsian sonnet, honorable mention
Read Thanos here.
- Theatre Cloud Loneliness Project poetry competition's winner: Most Powerful Piece
- Compass Translation Award 2016 – Bella Akhmadulina Competition: third prize; Cardinal Points literary journal, Volume 7 (p. 228)
- Next Line, Please, a weekly column/poetry contest of the American Scholar website: Leaves of Presence (Nov 1, 2016)