*1966-1967 Creative Writing (Fiction, Poetry) San Francisco State University

*1973-1976 Statewide Coordinator for Poetry in the Schools San Francisco State University

*1977-1978 Creative Writing (Short Story Writing, Poetry Writing, How to Teach Poetry Writing), University of California, Berkeley

*1979- 2010 Novel Writing, Short Story Writing, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA

*1984 Fiction Writing, University of California Extension, Berkeley

*1984-1991 Poetry Writing Workshop, San Quentin Prison, California

*1985-86 Fiction Writing, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California

*1995- 1998 Novel Writing (M.A. program), University of San Francisco




*1988-1992 Assistant Coordinator, Foothill College Creative Writing Conference

*1980-2009 Faculty, Foothill College Writing Conference

*1986 Faculty, Sonoma State Creative Writing Conference

*1991-1992, 1996, 2005, Faculty, Truckee Meadow Community College Writing Conference, Reno, Nevada

*2009 Faculty, Pleasanton Poetry, Prose and Arts Festival

Numerous teaching and speaking engagements at conferences, libraries, prison, schools, arts festivals and writing conferences including: Conference of the Living Tree, Elderhostel, California Arts Council, Writers Garret, Writers Connection, Oakland Public Library, Oakland Museum, California Youth Authority, University of California, Berkeley, California State University at Stanislaus, San Francisco State University, NORML Conference.