Publications & Awards



  • Vegas, Based on A True Story – co-authored script for feature film, premier in competition at the Venice Film Festival, 2008, premier at Tribeca Film Festival 2009
  • Verse, A Murder Mystery – authored script for web series produced by Rattapallax 2011 and winner of LA Webfest best dramatic script, 2011; over one million hits
  • Winner of My Movie Pitch Tribeca/American Express short contest 2011; made into Doggy Bags by Edward Burns, premier Tribeca Film Festival 2012
  • SHORT SCRIPTS: Incidents and Accidents – short script awarded a Golden Brad 2010; The Boost – short script Vegas Cine Fest official festival selection 2011; Let it Walk – short script First Glance semi-finalist 2011; Incidents and Accidents – short script awarded a Golden Brad 2010



  • numinous – chapbook, Finishing Line Press, 2014
  • Last Prayer of the Day” – Pilgrimage, Fall 2013
  • Drunken Oasis – collection of poems published by Rattapallax Press, 2011
  • “Kite,” “It’s a Moon Phase,” “Chromoluminarism (two years),” “Blind Mirror” – Aerial-Text Experiments, Circus Warehouse, NYC, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • “The Astronomical Clock” – Puppets + Poets Festival, 2012
  • Thinking of West Virginia While in Berlin” – finalist Split This Rock Poetry Contest 2011
  • Gifted Child,” “Heart Taken Twice,” “Last Prayer of the Day” – finalist in Malahata 2010
  • numinous” – Arc Magazine and postcard, December 2009
  • Indictment – Grand Jury Duty” – Foreign Policy in Focus
  • Barely Epic Thoughts that Cross My Mind,” “Pirate Puer” – Painted Bride Quarterly, 2006
  • Yemeya” – Calabash, A journal of Caribbean Arts and Letters
  • Afternoon Bomb” – MARGIE, Vol. 2, 2003
  • Daniel, I hardly knew,” “Haunted Mansion,” “Ocean City Boardwalk” – translated in Terra Incognita, 2004
  • Homicide; Show World 42nd Street Dancer,” “The Gifted Child,” “Interview @ Columbine” – Ganargua Review, 2003
  • Morning Bird,” “The Blue Hole,” “Blind Swimmers,” “Cruelty Sea Maid,” “Island Haikus” – Calabash, A journal of Caribbean Arts and Letters, 2004
  • Ignition,” “My Roommate’s Box of Worms,” “Eddie & the Rabbits” – Caketrain, 2004
  • Hungers – chapbook Lunar Offensive Press
  • Gingerbread Girl” – Rain Dog Review



  • Panel Presentations:
    • AWP: The Dynamic Interplay between Healthcare, Healing, & Poetry, organizer and presenting lecture, Chicago, 2004; Poetry’s First Webseries: Verse, A Poetry Murder Mystery, Chicago, 2012
    • Split This Rock: Yogic Path to Poetry & Conscious Action and Off the Page and Into the Streets, 2008; Yoga as a Personal, Artistic and Political Practice, 2014
  • Awards: National Federation of Community Broadcaster’s Silver Reel Award for drama, Bruce Bennet Theatre Scholarship 1986, special Shakespeare performance for Derek Jacobi; NYU grant, Center for Teaching Excellence & NYU, Presidential Award, 2003
  • Affiliations: Alfa Pi Omega Theatre Honors; Film Fatales, NYC;  Collapsable Giraffe (performer)
  • Internships: Wooster Group; Community Word, NYC
  • Education/Training:
    • NYU, MFA Creative Writing; BA SUNY, New Paltz, Cum Laude, Theatre Arts