I’m a poet/cartoonist/watercolorist/writer and the founding editor/staff writer & cartoonist/layout artist for Plankton Press, a micropress that currently puts out
GRAPH(feeties), a walking zine; Tiny Joys, a zine of small things that make life livable; and Dear Luna, an open letter to my friend Luna & those whose grief from loss is enduring.
You can find info on my books and other publications/artwork on other pages for this website:
Books, Plankton Press, Other Publications.
Here’s some news about my work with links:
My latest book
Doodling for Writers released October 6, 2020. Read a lovely review by Alyssa Graybeal, who refers to me as the Bob Ross of doodling!
My cartoon/free verse memoir,
, about a 1970s Berkeley childhood friendship cut short by tragedy, released through By the Forces of Gravity Books by Hippocampus June 19, 2018.
In 2022, By the Forces of Gravity won a
Memoir Magazine Book Prize for Innovative Storytelling.
In 2018, I was recognized as a thought provoker in VoyagePhoenix (October 25). Fun interview and you can see some of my hybrid art
Other personal details: born in Santa Barbara, grew up in Berkeley, but have been living in the Sonoran Desert with my family for over half my life. I miss the ocean every day.
From a young age, I have been outspoken, despite being frightfully shy by nature. I am no longer bald, but still sport a short do.