Teaching & Speaking
I teach composition and creative writing to the fine students at Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Before that, I taught at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where I earned my MFA in poetry; at Berkeley Extension; at the University of Oslo in Oslo, Norway; and in numerous elementary, middle, and high school settings. In a previous life, I directed education programs for the Oregon Council for Humanities, where I directed a Clemente Course in the Humanities for low-income adults in Portland.
I also read and speak regularly around the Bay Area, and have taught at Left Margin Lit.
Poetry on Saturdays, with Andrea Zawinski, Carnegie Arts Center, Turlock, California (February 11, 2023, 2:00 p.m.)
Poetry Night at John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California (December 2, 2o21, 7:00 PST)
Cultivating Voices LIVE Poetry, “Fog and Light”/Facebook (August 29, 2021)