“Cherimoya Heart” is one of L’Ephemere Review’s Best of 2018!

Happy New Year 2019 Everyone! I am honored to share the news that L’Ephemere Review has recognized my poem, “Cherimoya Heart,” published its Dalliance Issue last spring, as one of L’Ephemere Review’s Best of 2018! My poem promotes self-love, discovery, and empowerment, while positing that the breaking is the making, so to speak, of one’s … More “Cherimoya Heart” is one of L’Ephemere Review’s Best of 2018!

Happy New Year 2019!

Hello book lovers everywhere! At long last, I’ve updated this blog and look forward to posting publications, literary events, and book reviews in the new year! Of course, I’ll be keeping you updated about my forthcoming poetry chapbook, The Psyche Trials (Finishing Line Press, 2019). The Psyche Trials is a collection of sensual poems inspired by … More Happy New Year 2019!

New, Five-Star Review of The Boulevard Trial and Happy Belated Oktoberfest!

Happy Friday, everyone! I am honored and humbled to receive this new, five-star review of The Boulevard Trial! The reviewer says, in part, “What I so enjoyed about this book is that this is a great legal thriller, one of my favorite genres, but it is also a story of families and women. Highly recommend … More New, Five-Star Review of The Boulevard Trial and Happy Belated Oktoberfest!

IAWA Featured Reading this Saturday, Oct. 13th at The Sidewalk Cafe and Upcoming Chapbook Publication from Finishing Line Press

Greetings everyone! Hope this finds you well and enjoying the slowly approaching autumn. I am excited to feature once again with the Italian American Writers Association this Saturday, October 13th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at The Sidewalk Cafe (94 Avenue A @6th St.). I am honored to co-feature alongside playwright Elizabeth Primamore and will be reading selections from my upcoming … More IAWA Featured Reading this Saturday, Oct. 13th at The Sidewalk Cafe and Upcoming Chapbook Publication from Finishing Line Press

Our country and a New Five-Star Review of The Boulevard Trial

As our country braces itself for Monday’s testimony before the Senate by one woman whose patriotism and bravery  are inexorably linked with the status of women’s rights for generations to come, let us lift her up in unyielding solidarity. One of the major themes in my novel, The Boulevard Trial, is solidarity with and among … More Our country and a New Five-Star Review of The Boulevard Trial

New poem, “Zoetrope Sky”, in First Literary Review-East

Hello everyone, After enjoying two days listening to some of the best poetry NYC has to offer at the NYC Poetry Festival on Governor’s Island, I was thrilled to learn that my own poem about climate change, “Zoetrope Sky” has been published today in First Literary Review-East! I was just talking with someone today about … More New poem, “Zoetrope Sky”, in First Literary Review-East