California Quarterly

Posted on September 24th, 2015

Two of my poems were included in California Quarterly, Volume 41, Number 2 (with beautiful artwork by editor Pearl Karrer on the cover.)  The poems were “Screen Doors” and “Bring Th...

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Oakland Book Festival

Posted on May 30th, 2015

I will be participating in the first-ever Oakland Book Festival, which runs 11 to 6 or so at Oakland City Hall and in front of said hall, at 14th and Broadway, Oakland. 12th St. BART will get you with...

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Berkeley City College Reading

Posted on February 7th, 2015

I will be reading, along with other contributors to the PEN Oakland anthology, Fightin’ Words, on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 6:30 p.m. in the Berkeley City College Auditorium.  In addition, as...

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In This Syntax of Water

Posted on February 7th, 2015

My poem, “In This Syntax of Water,” was published in George Wallace’s fine on-line poetry magazine, Poetrybay, in the Fall/Winter 2014 issue. Here’s a sample and the link  ...

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Fightin’ Words Launch Party

Posted on November 30th, 2014

GROUND-BREAKING BAY AREA ANTHOLOGY BLENDS SOCIAL ACTIVISM AND LITERATURE Fightin’ Words: 25 Years of Provocative Poetry and Prose from “The Blue-Collar” PEN Launch Party and Reception  Saturday...

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PEN Oakland Literary Awards 2014

Posted on November 30th, 2014

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 on November 15th, 2014

Fightin’ Words: 25 Years of Provocative Poetry and Prose from ‘The Blue Collar’ PEN, ed. by Judith Cody, Kim McMillon and Claire Ortalda, jointly published by Heyday Books and PEN Oakland Public...

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Stay Amazed

Posted on October 3rd, 2014

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 writ...

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Mystic Boxing Poetry Event Santa Cruz

Posted on September 1st, 2014

Floyd Salas, Tony C. Rodriguez, Kirk Lumpkin, other poets and I will be among the readers at a Mystic Boxing/Sparring with Beatnik Ghosts event at Felix Kulpa Gallery, 107 Elm Street, Downtown Santa C...

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