CV – 2002 and before

2002


Awarded writer’s residency at Centrum in Port Townsend, WA – March;
Participant in the 3:15 Experiment in August.
Featured Reader, Seattle, Red Sky Poetry Theater ’02, Poetry Games (with Dan Blunck, as WordPlay) in Feb, and Redmond,WA at RASP.
Published in: Red Sky at Night CD Anthology – Seattle – Dec.

2001

Participant in the Jack Straw Writers Award Program;
Jury Member, Panel Moderator for the Seattle Poetry Festival;
Participant in the 3:15 Experiment in August.
Featured Reader: Seattle, WA Fusion Cafe, downtown YMCA in Nov ’01;
Featured Reader, Shelton, WA at Write in the Woods literary festival May, ’01 (also facilitated a workshop).
Published in: Art and Poetry on the Buses, King County-Seattle, WA, Fall;
Pontoon (Number 5) Floating Bridge Press Anthology -Seattle, WA, October;
Beautiful Lumber (Seattle Open Mic Poetry Anthology)-Seattle, WA, October.

2000

Featured Performer at the Seattle Poetry Festival, May
Featured Performer at Bumbershoot Literary Festival, Sept;
Featured Performer, with Dancer Stephanie Skura, at Subtext, Sept;
Participant in the 3:15 Experiment in August.
Featured Reader in Redmond,WA at RASP, ’00.
Published in The Temple-Walla Walla, WA, October, 2000 (Essay on Projective Verse)
Art and Poetry on the Buses, King County-Seattle, WA, Fall
Vox Populi Anthology – Eleventh Hour Productions-Seattle, WA, May.

1999


Master of Ceremonies for Bumbershoot Literary Stage;
Judge for Metro Poetry Bus competition;
Board Member, or Advisory Council member for Redmond Association of SPokenword-RASP since 1999;
Participant in the 3:15 Experiment in August.
Featured Reader, Seattle, Red Sky Poetry Theater
Cafe Aloha Reading Series, Chicago, IL.
Published in The Raven Chronicles (South Sound Edition)-Tacoma, WA, Fall;
The Temple-Walla Walla, WA, January.

1998


Regular Lecturer on Open Forms in American Poetry and Poetry Performance at local High Schools and community colleges since 1998;
Board Member Red Sky Poetry Theater since 1997;
Facilitator of SPLAB!-on-the-Road Literary and Performance workshops in Schools, Libraries, Community Centers and Correctional Facilities throughout the County – 1997.
Participant in the 3:15 Experiment for the first time. August.
Published in: Poets at the Canterbury Fair-Kent, WA, August ’98;
Point No Point (Wordscape Supplement)-Seattle, WA, July ’98;
Main Street Rag-Charlotte, NC, May;
Quicksilver-Mukilteo, WA, February;
Featured Readings in:
Seattle, Salon Productions Homeland reading;
Kerouac: A Jazz Play at the Velvet Elvis Theater, ’98;
Vancouver B.C., at the Vancouver Slam, Nov ’98;
Kent – Canterbury Faire, August ’98;

Selected Volunteer Activities

From 1997 – 2004, served on the Board of the Red Sky Poetry Theater in Seattle, the West Coast’s longest continuously-running poetry open mic. I was honored by the Auburn Coalition for Teen Pregnancy Prevention for support of Auburn Youth with the NW SPokenword LAB and served on the steering committee.

I have served as Chair of 31st District Democratic Organization; delegate to the King County Democratic Legislative Action Committee; Board Member of the South King County Community Public Health and Safety Network; Board Member Citizens for Proportional Representation;the Auburn Citizens Commuter Rail Siting Committee, the Auburn School District Pathways Program Advisory Board, the Uniqely Auburn Steering Committee and have started/helped found three non-profit literary projects: It Plays in Peoria Productions, 19th Draft: Auburn’s Literary Arts Group and the the NorthWest SPokenword LAB or SPLAB!

Before 1998

Published in:
Nobody’s Orphan Child The Red Sky Anthology – Seattle, WA, ’96
Woodfrogs in Chaos-19th Draft Anthology – Auburn, WA, ’96
Paper Boat Press-Poulsbo, WA, ’95
Eat Your Mind Anthology-Auburn, WA, ’95
as well as the Tacoma News Tribune, the Church Council of Greater Seattle’s newsletter, “The Source” and “Auburn Valley in All Seasons” newspaper.

Featured Readings in:
Kerouac: A Jazz Play at the Velvet Elvis Theater, ’97;
Seattle, Red Sky Poetry Theater ’97;
Auburn – Blue Moon, ’97; Redmond,WA at RASP, Tacoma, and Ashland, Oregon, all in ’96.

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