Environmental Poetry Reading

Posted April 8, 2014 in Upcoming Events

Here is a sample poem from those I read at this reading last Saturday:   Specters of The Ghosts We Once Were   Picture a family of friends in a tree We spread out among the branches and sit ...

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Three Poems

Posted February 8, 2014 in Recent Publication

My poems”Scarecrow,” “When the Shadows Fall Like Drapes Across the Living Room Floor,” and “Elegy to a Betrayer by an Outlaw Prophet” were published in Issue 4, 201...

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Rite

Posted February 8, 2014 in Recent Publication

My poem “Rite” was published in the 2013 Noir issue of the Australian magazine, Contrappasso. Check out this very intriguing issue in a very fine magazine. http://contrappassomag.wordpress...

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Eternal Hush

Posted February 8, 2014 in Recent Publication

My poem “Eternal Hush” was published in Issue 18, Leaves, Winter 2014 edition of the on-line BAWP magazine Digital Paper, along with my photo, Cat Among Leaves and Blossoms (Spring, 2012),...

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted February 8, 2014 in Miscellaneous

I received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Before Columbus Foundation, presented by Ishmael Reed on November 23, 2013 at the Miami Book Fair....

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That Inner Shade

Posted February 8, 2014 in Recent Publication

My poem “That Inner Shade” was published in the Fall 2013 issue of PoetryBay.com An excerpt: One moves as if under water able to see but not far yet able to feel intensely that is feel wit...

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BAWP Reading

Posted February 8, 2014 in Upcoming Events

I was featured reader with Tobey Kaplan on January 8, 2014 at a BAWP (Bay Area Writing Project) reading at Expressions Gallery in Berkeley. Several of my former students read, too: Claire Ortalda, Car...

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UC Merced Presentation

Posted February 8, 2014 in Upcoming Events

I spoke at University of California, Merced, on December 3, 2013, in the classroom of Manuel M. Martin-Rodriguez  as part of the Chicano Literature Series at the university....

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