Psychology BA (Queens College, CUNY); English BA (Queens College, CUNY); Creative Writing MFA (Brooklyn College, CUNY); Teaching of Creative Writing Post-MFA Certificate (Antioch U.)
I have worked as a lumber yard hired hand; NYC USPTA certified head tennis professional; C.L.I.O study traveling national data collector; rehabilitation counselor; college academic counselor; Metropolitan Museum of Art Special Security Officer; NYC Dept. of Ed. Teaching Fellow; boys to men workshop facilitator; poetry workshop facilitator; and mentor for the Creative Writing Club in New York City.
Brooklyn-born, South Bronx-raised, I have lived with my wife in Queens, New York, since 1981. Our son, daughter, and son-in-law are teachers and school administrators in the U.S. and U.K.
*Available for public readings, poetry workshops, poetry tutorials, and group/private tennis lessons (specializing in over 35-year-olds). I am also looking for a recognized publisher for a manuscript of my collected poems and several chapbooks. Please see contact information.