March 3, 2017

Greetings by poetic people the world over!

Been a while since I check in with you all. Here's the latest:

In 2016 I performed and conducted more workshops through my one person poetic enterprise, Poetry Time, than at any other point since I first began going into poetic...

November 17, 2016

Hello my poetic peeps.  How goes it?  Here's the latest from my end of the pond.

I got a literary agent!  Rosemary Stimola of Stimola Literary Studio has agreed to represent me. When I got the great news from Rosemary, or Ro as she likes to be called,  via e-mail,...

September 8, 2016

Hello my poetic pals.

Hope your summer was filled with good tidings leaving you with a rejuvenated spirit.  As school begins in full across the USA for the 2016-17 year, I thought I’d drop in a blog post for all you dear readers. 

My poetic pal Amy Ludwig Vanderwate...

June 24, 2016

Hello, my kind poetic souls.  Welcome back to Poetry Time! I hope National Poetry Month, the beatific month of May and the picturesque month of June has brought you much joy and happiness.  It certainly did for me. Here's the goings on in my life.

On April 25t...

April 15, 2016

Hello children's poetry peeps.


Not going to lie, with all that's going on during National Poetry Month, I was going to recap all things poetical sometime in June when school is officially over across the country.  However, two offers came up that I couldn't refuse....

March 10, 2016

Hello my poetic people.  So glad you could join me again here at Poetry Time!


Here’s what’s been going on with me.


I had a great time visiting Florida again after a 20 month absence to perform and conduct workshops at Ridgeview Global Studies Academy in Davenport, FL a...

February 11, 2016

Greetings my poetic people!


Well, the trip to Seattle to perform for various schools, and conduct a workshop or two, turned into a journey that rivaled anything Captain Ahab attempted in his quest for the Great White Whale.  It felt like, at least to me, a contest betw...

January 2, 2016

Hello all:


Welcome to the 30th blog post here at Poetry Time!


As we wrap up 2015, with the speed of a sneeze, I might add, I’m grateful for what the year has brought me: 


One book deal, five poems in three different anthologies, multiple commissions to perform my one p...

November 19, 2015

Greetings and salutations.


Well, I have some great news to share.  After many years, and a thicket full of rejection slips, I’m proud to announce I have a book deal!


Here is the announcement from Publisher’s Weekly:


Carol Hinz at Millbrook Press has bought world rights...

September 30, 2015

Greetings my people:


Background/ stand-in for film and TV as well as government work continue rolling along here in Gotham City.  


I also had a lovely time performing POETRY TIME at Jackson Heights, St. Albans, Hollis and Bay Terrace branches of the Queens Public...

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