Del Sol First Novel Prize Shortlist!

Posted on June 29th, 2017

I received the following wonderful announcement.  Please keep your fingers crossed for THE PSYCHOPATH COMPANION to win, which means publication by this fine press. “Happy to let you know that T...

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Fish Out of Water

Posted on April 10th, 2017

Check out this new, fun anthology, in which I have a short story.  The book’s called Fish Out of Water, and is the fourth installment in the Guppy Anthology series.  Inside are 22 mystery and ...

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AWP Panel

Posted on February 18th, 2017

I’m still on a high from attending and participating in the 50th Associated Writing Programs Conference in Washington, D.C., February 8th through 11th.  Lucille Lang Day organized our panel, wh...

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The Animal Inside

Posted on December 30th, 2016

My poem, “The Animal Inside,” was published in California Quarterly, Volume 42, Issue 4.  For any of you not familiar with this magazine, I urge you to check it out. Exquisite covers, alw...

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The Way Back Machine

Posted on December 4th, 2016

My article, “The Way Back Machine: Writing About Family in the Classroom,” was published in California English, Vol. 221, September 2016, pn page 20.  It featured Lucille Lang Day’s...

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Oakland Book Festival 2016

Posted on May 19th, 2016

I will be reading this Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at the Oakland Book Festival. Hearing Room 4: 4:30—6:00pm “East Bay Poetics: Love and Duty” featuring: Elmaz Abinader, Sharon Coleman, Sharon Doubi...

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Sausalito Reading

Posted on April 4th, 2016

I will be reading in a California Quarterly-hosted reading of Northern California CQ poet-contributors this Thursday, April 7th. 7 p.m. for goodies and mingling, 7:30 to 9:30 reading.  Sausalito City...

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99 Cent Stair!

Posted on November 22nd, 2015

Some of you kind readers have mentioned that you wish to share “my little Stair” — as I refer to my children’s novel on Kindle, The Stair in the Wall — with friends as g...

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