Author of poetry, fiction, nonfiction.  Instructor in UB, OLLI and CS programs on college campuses.  Producer of literary events, publisher, facilitator, idea consultant.  

Created Living Treasures project - published writings of four poetic elders in 2005 by Meridien PressWorks™ .

Creator/host for three spoken word series 1994-2004: award-winning Celebration of the Word™ for ten years, Poetry at the Cosmo, and Word Dancing. Word Dancing series was re-created 2007-2009.

Facilitator for monthly writing group, Meridien Writers™ (10 years) SF; and for weekly writers group at M.I. Library (ongoing).

Judge for literary competitions:
2008, 2012, 2014 - Arizona State Poetry Society contest;
2010, 2012, 2016 - Scenarios USA (plays);
2013 - Outside Rhymes - Muir Heritage Land Trust.

Poetry published in six ANTHOLOGIES:
Drumvoices Revue, S. Ill. U. (2004);
Skylights 3, Benicia Poets, Outskirts Press (2010);
Poets Eleven 2012, SF Public Library;
World of Change, New Way Media (2014);
Poets Eleven 2014, SF Public Library;
Revolutionary Poets Brigade anthology,
vol. 4, Jack Hirschman, editor (2017);
Revolutionary Poets Brigade anthology,
vol. 6 (2019).
Authored Rise of Uyghur Ethnic Tensions in China article, for Peter Lang Publishers (2015).

Upcoming features: see

MY OWN SILENCE - Taurean Horn Press.
WORD DANCING - Taurean Horn Press.
CAROUSEL (Essays) - Regent Press.
TWO SEASONS - Taurean Horn Press.
  • California
  • JoinedAugust 30, 2014

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