These growing pages include haiku, renga,
tanka, and tan renga. There will be more to come. Enjoy!
is a practicing poet, freelance writer, editor, lecturer, tutor and writing consultant. He earned a doctorate in comparative
literature from Florida State University and taught creative writing at Tallahassee Community College in Tallahassee FL for
20 years. His text How to Write and Publish Poetry (HWAPP) and his three poetry periodicals have been praised by poets
and teachers in seven countries. His poetry, articles and reviews have appeared in various periodicals in the United States,
Canada, England, Korea, Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand. He maintains three online forums and an extensive website,
Poetry in theWORDshop. He is a member of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies and the Florida State Poets
Association. He founded and served as first president of the Big Bend chapter of FSPA.