News and Events

The latest news is:

11/15/2014
I have two poems published in the fall edition of Poetry Quarterly.

10/1/2013
I have been working with a mentor/teacher, April Ossmann (former Executive Director of Alice James Books), to improve my poetry writing.  It is going well but I have a lot of work to do. I plan to take a week long online course at the Fine Arts Work Center in March and have been working on my application.

6/21/2013
I will be reading my poetry with the Boston Harbor Poets on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at the Trident Bookstore and Cafe in Back Bay, Boston.

6/17/2013
I won First Prize in Poetry AND First Prize in Playwriting at the Philadelphia Writers Conference this June.

5/1/2013
I will be attending the Philadelphia Writers Conference in June 2013.

4/3/2013
I won First Place in the Grand Prize Poetry Award Contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania Poetry Society.  There were 121 entries for the Grand Prize Award this year.

3/12/2013
In June, I will attend the Philadelphia Writers Conference.

11/29/2012
I will be the poetry judge for the Arthur (Skip) Potter Memorial Poetry Contest sponsored by the Massachusetts State Poetry Society in December 2012.

10/14/2012
I read my poetry at the New York Poetry Forum in New York City on Saturday, October 13, 2012.

6/15/2012
I won First Prize in Poetry at the Philadelphia Writers Conference in Philadelphia, PA in early June 2012.

5/30/2012
I will be attending the Philadelphia Writers Conference in early June 2012.

4/10/2012
I just won third prize in the Gertrude Dole Memorial Poetry Contest from the Massachusetts State Poetry Society.

12/6/2011
The anthology “Under a Hundred” has been published.

11/11/2011
I was one of three winners in the Under a Hundred Chapbook Competition sponsored by the Georgia Poetry Society and the book is due this month.

Also, I will be heading to NYC to see my play selected by the Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company next week.

9/28/2011
My play, Long, Long Distance, has been accepted for production in New York City in November by the Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company. My play was chosen along with 8 others out of over 250 entries.  This play won Honorable Mention Playwriting at the Philadelphia Writers’ Conference in June 2010.

6/30/2011
I won First Prize in Playwriting at the Philadelphia Writers Conference in early June 2011.

5/20/2011
I will be attending the Philadelphia Writers Conference in early June 2011.

3/1/2011
I am one of three winners in the Under A Hundred Chapbook Competition sponsored by the Georgia Poetry Society.  Three of my poems, under the title Divided By Zero, will be published in a chapbook by the Society this fall.

12/20/2010
I have one poem just published in Anthology 2010 by the Massachusetts State Poetry Society.

11/20/2010
I recently had two poems published in the journal Mad Poets Review and one poem published in Hazmat Review.

11/2/2010
I will be reading as one of the featured poets at the New York Poetry Forum in New York City on Saturday, November 20, 2010 as part of their Fall Meeting.