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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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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