- Gretchen was honored as a "Spotlight Scholar" by UMass Amherst.
- Mr. and Mrs. Prince was nominated for a 2009 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award by the Hurston/Wright Foundation, as well as a Richard O. Hathaway Award from the Vermont Historical Society.
- Gretchen appeared on Vermont Public Radio with commentary entitled, "Easter bonnets and Aretha's hat" Read and listen
- Gretchen appeared on Vermont Public Radio with commentary entitled, "Thoughts on Being Bi-Racial." Read and listen
- Gretchen appeared on NPR's All Things Considered "You Must Read This" installment, discussing Ann Petry's novel The Street. Listen to, "An Unflinching 'Street' View of the American Dream"
- Mr. and Mrs. Prince has been nominated for a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.
- "The Tavis Smiley Show" (PBS April 21).
- "Story of Free Slaves Veers Into Author's Family History," USA Today (March 4)
- Gretchen appeared on "complementingVIEWS" with C. Adrienne Rhodes, Carib World Radio (February 15).
- "All Americans Share a Complex Racial Past," National Public Radio's All Things Considered (February 6) Listen
- Interview on Vermont Public Radio with Jane Lindholm, Slavery in 18th century New England (January 29) Listen