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 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 instructor; and Creative Writing Club mentor.
Brooklyn-born, South Bronx-raised, my wife and I have lived in Queens, New York, since 1981. Our son, daughter, and son-in-law are teachers and school administrators in the U.S., U.K., and China.
*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 collected poems manuscript and several chapbooks. Please see contact information.