PEN Oakland Literary Awards 2014

Posted November 30, 2014 in Miscellaneous Upcoming Events

The 24th annual PEN Oakland Book Awards presentation will be held Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Rockridge Library, 5366 College Avenue, Oakland, CA  94618 from 1 to 5 p.m.   The program will con...

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Fightin’ Words

Posted November 15, 2014 in Upcoming Events Recent Publication

Come to the launch of Fightin’ Words: 25 Years of Provocative Poetry and Prose from “The Blue-Collar PEN,” published jointly by PEN Oakland Publications and Heyday Books.  I am Pres...

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Lay My Body on The Line reprint

Posted October 3, 2014 in Recent Publication

For some time, Lay My Body on the Line was the only one of my books which was out of print. Now, thanks to the BackinPrint program of the Authors Guild, it is back in print with a stunning new cover a...

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Scarecrow and Other Poems

Posted October 3, 2014 in Recent Publication

Three of  my poems were published in the on-line edition of the fine Australian magazine, Contrappasso: “Scarecrow,” “When the Shadows Fall Like Drapes Across the Living Room Floor&...

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Stay Amazed

Posted October 3, 2014 in Recent Publication

In 2013, one year after the death of her husband, poet Morton Felix, acclaimed ceramic artist Susan Felix, Berkeley’s Arts Ambassador, asked friends in her far-flung art and literary circles to ...

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A Polka Dot Red With the Smell of Snuff

Posted September 1, 2014 in Recent Publication

  My poem was recently published in the on-line journal Digital Paper, Issue Nineteen, Summer 2014. http://digitalpaper.wordpress.com/   A Polkadot Red With The Smell Of Snuff   I said ...

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Mystic Boxing Santa Cruz Reading

Posted September 1, 2014 in Upcoming Events

Claire Ortalda, Tony C. Rodriguez, Kirk Lumpkin, other poets and I will be reading at Felix Kulpa Gallery, 107 Elm Street, downtown Santa Cruz, Friday, September 5th, 2014, beginning at 5 p.m. It shou...

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Give America A Break

Posted August 10, 2014 in Writer Friends

Give America a Break: A Tribute to Jack Micheline is a CD featuring writers and Micheline himself reading poems by the renegade poet who was my friend for many years.  There are also interviews about...

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