Chapbook Acceptance

My newest collection, Love Poems, has been accepted for publication by Cherry Grove Press, an imprint of WordTech Communications, and will be released in February of 2018. I am honored and thrilled!

Upcoming Appearances

  1. March 26, 2:00 p.m. Alleghany Arts Council, Cumberland, MD.

Release party, reception and reading for those poets whose work will appear in the 2017 issue of the Backbone Mountain Review. My poem is “Estrangement.”


2.     March 29, 3:30 p.m. Georgetown University Jewish Writers Series

McGhee Library, ICC   see this link for details:


Link to Mother Mail and Live Reading


Review of Mother Mail by Karen Craigo

Many thanks to writer Karen Craigo for her review of my new chapbook, Mother Mail.

Go to:

then scroll down to her posting dated January 13, 2017.



Mother Mail, Chapbook, Released Today!

My new chapbook, Mother Mail, has just been released by a lovely, small, poetry niche press in Australia. Many thanks to the editor, Shinjini Bhattacharjee.

Poetry Reading and Book Signing

On January 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., I will give a reading at the Bridgewater International Poetry Festival at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, VA.

During the festival, January 12 – 15, I will also be signing copies of my poetry collections, Moon on the Meadow and Two Winters, at my table in the exhibit space. Hopefully, my new chapbook, Mother Mail, will be released in time for the festival.

Come and hear some wonderful poetry, meet the authors, and pick up some books. Stop by and say hello! Thanks!

Two New Poems are “Live” at Duende

Click on the link above to read “Sanding the Hull” and “From Car to Schwinn and Back Again.” Enjoy!


Mother Mail (Chapbook)

This new chapbook of 29 poems is forthcoming in early 2017 from Hermeneutic Chaos Press. I hope to have it in time for the AWP conference in Washington, DC in February. Hope to see you there and to sign it for you!

Poetry Reading: International Poetry Festival at Bridgewater College

I am happy to share that I will be giving a poetry reading and signing my books at the Bridgewater College International Poetry Festival in Bridgewater, Virginia on January 12 – 15, 2017. I’ll post the schedule for individual events as soon as I have it. Stop by my table and say hello!

“Estrangement” forthcoming in Backbone Mountain Review.

I’m honored to announce that my poem “Estrangement” will be forthcoming in early 2017 in the next issue of Backbone Mountain Review. A group reading, release party and reception will be held at the Allegany Arts Council in Cumberland, MD in the spring (date and time TBA).

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