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For reasons that I cannot explain, the Poet Laureate gives his or her annual report to the Livermore City Council in February. (I was installed at the end of June 2017.) So last week I compiled a massive spreadsheet of … Continue reading
I’m excited to announce that I will be reading at the Civic Center Library in Livermore California as part of the Library’s Friends, Authors, and Arts Series. The event is called An Evening with the New Poet Laureate and will … Continue reading
On Monday, June 26th, I was sworn in as the City of Livermore’s fourth Poet Laureate. The Commission for the Arts notified me of its selection a few weeks ago, but I wanted to wait to make the announcement until … Continue reading
This year, in addition to participating in A Writer’s March, I contributed two guest posts. Here is the second of my posts: Fallow Fields The writers who have participated in A Writer’s March over the years are an amazing bunch. I’m honored … Continue reading
Kevin Gunn, the current Poet Laureate of Livermore, decided last month he wanted to celebrate science before his term expired. So he created a contest called Poetry in a Test Tube. It was open to any resident regardless of age. … Continue reading
This year, in addition to participating in A Writer’s March, I’m doing two guest posts. I’ve joked with friends for years that writing is much like online dating. Well, A Writer’s March founder Samantha Tetangco challenged me to prove it in an essay. … Continue reading
Tomorrow I, along with Kirston Koths, will be featured at the Valona Deli Poetry Series. I’ll be reading from my debut poetry collection, Across An Aqueous Moon: Travels in Autism. The event takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. in funky … Continue reading
I’m excited to announce that my debut poetry collection, Across An Aqueous Moon: Travels in Autism, will be featured at the Valona Deli Poetry Series on Sunday, January 8, 2017. The event takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. in funky Crockett, … Continue reading