“For the Faint of Heart,” from the blog of Ruminate Journal
“How to Read This Essay,” Winner of San Francisco’s 2015 LitQuake essay contest. Published in Word Riot (with audio).
“Passion within Parameters,” speech originally created for Speaker Sisterhood. A romp through the coming of age school years that looks at a love of language and how one’s passion can flourish despite, or sometimes because of, constraints and limitations. (audio)
Sampling of Articles on the Arts
“Seaside’s Jeff Nixon, an Ansel Adams protege, makes the immense intimate”
“Art & Activism,” spoken word team Climbing PoeTree perform in Big Sur
“Write ’em Cowboy,” Annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Salinas, CA
“Poetic Licence,” translator of China”s most famous early poets
“Award-winning Poet to Speak on Diversity as Art,” Nikki Giovanni
“At the Mic,” West Coast Poetry Slam Championship
“Journal Pushes Boundaries of Art,” launch of Henry Miller Library’s Ping Pong Literary Journal.
“Word and Deed,” poets Diana Garcia and Frances Payne Adler
“Word Play,” poetic theater emsemble Universes