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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Registration is now open for Queens Council on the Arts' annual conference on creative aging. The conference is open to teaching artists, elder artists, and managers from senior centers and arts organizations. Please join us on May 15th at Plaxall Gallery in Long Island City!

Monday, April 29, 2019

Another batch of concoctions from Queens Writers' Lab is brewing.  Join us on Mon, May 13 at Terraza 7 Cafe at 7:30pm for the latest:

Friday, February 1, 2019

Queensbound rides again this Sunday, Feb. 3rd  at QED in Astoria! Please join KC Trommer, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Malcolm Chang, Reese Francis, Jared Harel, Safia Jama, Meera Nair, and me as we read poetry celebrating Queens along with music from Tyler Burba & Adam DeGraff, hosts of the reading series Kith & Kin.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

The latest issue of Shabdaguchha is out.  Thank you to editor Hassanal Abdullah for including my poems "Genesis" and "Whiteout!"

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

I'm delighted to have my poem "House Cleaning" in the latest issue of The Hopkins Review along with the wonderful poetry of Anton Yakovlev and David M.Katz's reflection on the late Dick Allen. Many thanks to editor David Yezzi!

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Please join Peter Schulman, Madeline Monette, Joanna Eleftheriou, Catherine Cormier-Larose, Ewan Turner, Sacha Zabotin, and me tonight at 6:30 the Brooklyn Public Library downtown (109 Remsen) for a New York-Montreal poetry exchange.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

This coming Monday, Dec. 10th at 7pm in Norfolk, I'm hosting a reading for press freedom as part of the International Literature Festival Berlin's call for worldwide readings on the 70th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights.  Please come hear the powerful words of Robert Arthur, Amanda Gomez, Luisa Igloria, Mary Jean Kledzik, Al Markowitz, Kindra McDonald, RenĂ©e Olander, and Michael Pearson.  Sponsored by the Muse Writers' Center.  For more information visit