More than 30 years ago, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (it used to be called juvenile diabetes; I wasn't a juvenile when I got it, though). It's been a challenge and a teacher.
Here's some of what… Read more
It's been 2-1/2 years since I've performed in a Bay Area club, so I'm thrilled to be singing, and performing poetic spoken word, again this Saturday night at the wonderful Sound Room in the burgeoning Uptown Oakland, Calif., neighborhood. …Read more
"Genesis" appeared in Caliban Online #4 (2o11). The online Caliban is a resurrected version of Larry Smith's imaginative hard-copy Caliban magazine of the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. It in many ways was a successor to kayak, the groundbreaking… Read more
Most of the poems in my current unpublished poetry manuscript, "The Rhythm of Forgiveness," have been published separately, in literary magazines or other types of periodicals. I've been wanting to start posting these poems here.
Being a performer is so much about letting others see and hear who you really are. Which can be terrifying — and liberating.
I realized this all over again last night while on the road to an audition, with… Read more
A young, Kentucky-based writer, Stacy Lynn Mar, reprinted in her blog a poem of mine from my first (and so far, only) full-length poetry book, which came out in 1989 (The Transparent Body, Wesleyan University Press, new poets series). …Read more
One of my favorite songs to perform is "Our House." It feels like a very October tune. The windows are still "illuminated by the sunshine" (at least here in California) but we're drawn indoors to start "staring at the…Read more
Introduction to the Recording Experience for Vocalists A new workshop taught by Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) and James Gardiner Pajama Recording StudioJack London Square, OaklandSunday, October 121 – 4 p.m.$85 Limited to 6 participants - contact… Read more