I'm founder of and former co-editor of Poet's Espresso Newsletter (2005-2010), trained the new editor of Poet's Espresso Review, was copy editor for a few semesters of Artifact magazine (Writer's Guild, San Joaquin Delta College), co-editor of Sun Shadow Mountain: Anthology of Poetry and Art, and co-editor of its sequel Moon Mist Valley: Anthology of Poetry and Art. I am a published poet and am currently working on a self help book about finding your life purpose.
From tutoring I've learned to constructively direct a student, like an author, towards the creative problem solving that they need to do in order to reach their goals. In specific subject matter I'm working with Graphic Arts and Computer Sciences but have extensive English creative writing background experience to apply these tutoring concepts to most genres.
Founded the publication, managed publicity, did copy editing, selected works for publication, delegated some tasks with other editors, planned events, hosted events, marketed events, managed correspondence with the writers and artists. Every two months a new issue would be published of dozens of poets and artist's works to be mailed internationally in a small print run.
This anthology is composed of the generous contributions from a group of 38 poets, artists and photographers. The book contains an astounding variety of poetry, prose, photography and artwork. It is a celebration of life as well as an expression of lament. The book takes the reader through a series of moods, enriched with narrative poetry that reflects the California lifestyle, and the melanch... read more
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