Tattoo the Wicked Cross (novel),, Lay My Body on the Line (novel), La Favorita (novel), Widow’s Weeds (novel), Wooman (novel), Maverick: Prayers of Heresy (collected poems), Heat of the Hunt (novel), State of Emergency (novel), Dirty Boogie (novel), on Latino Literature, Alexander Street Press, 2004-present:

Recording of Floyd Salas, February 28, 1968, The Poetry Center & American Poetry Digital Archives at San Francisco State University:


 “Poetry and Its Arts, 1954-2004,” Dec. 11, 2004-April 16, 2005, California Historical Society and Poetry Center at San Francisco State University. “The Pugilist” (bronze sculpture) and “Self Portrait” (ink drawing).


 Lopez, Marcus, “Buffalo Nickel: A Memoir” and “Tattoo the Wicked Cross,” Masterpieces of Latino Literature, San Francisco:                            HarperCollins, 1994.

Bibliography of United States Literature

Contemporary American Literature

Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors:  Autobiography Series

Dictionary of Hispanic Biography

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Who’s Who Among Hispanic Americans

Who’s Who of North American Poets

Good Reading

Chicano Scholars and Writers

Writer’s Choice:  A Library of Rediscoveries

Good Books:  A Book Lovers Companion

San Francisco Chronicle:  Best 100 List of 20th Century Western Fiction    (Tattoo the Wicked Cross)


 President (1989-present) and founding member, PEN Oakland, Oakland, California, the only multi-cultural chapter of the international writer’s organization

Literary Judge:

*Joseph Henry Jackson and James M. Phelan Awards, 1977-1978

*PEN Center USA West Fiction Awards, 1989-1990

*Marin Arts Council, 1993

*WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation), 2001


Boxing Coach, University of California, Berkeley, 1975-1991


Volunteer Teacher (poetry and fiction writing)

*Ben Lomond Honor Camp, California Youth Authority, 1967

*Folsom Prison, 1971-73


Numerous other volunteer teaching and speaking engagements.


Photo Credit: Jimmy Lyons