Contact Improvisation Book Available as E-book

An act of love like so many books, Contact Improvisation: an Introduction to a Vitalizing Dance came out in print in 2006 after several years of writing. It took that long because I interviewed so many dancers around the country and abroad. I wrote the book because I...

Theresa Pollak Prize

News: I received this year’s Theresa Pollak Prize for Excellence in the Arts! I am honored to be among fellow esteemed writers and artists. Richmond Magazine included an article about the award in their November issue, which you can read here....

Tango in a Glass Elevator

As a writer and dancer, I’m drawn to beauty. The need is nearly as strong as the one for water, food, and breath. Beauty supports an ongoing flow of vitality and inspires future creations. It lights the spark in my eye. Which is why I had to dance tango with my...

What Poetry Means

  “What does your poetry mean?” asks another well-meaning reader. I stumble for a response, consider how much to say, how any answer misleads. Mine is a poetry of breath and pulse, of blood and bone in a spiral with presence. In return, I may ask, “What does your...

Dance for LIfe

Behold my first ever digital story, the result of a workshop on digital media I attended at University of Richmond. We were asked to write a 350 word narrative about an event that impacted our life. I chose to write about my scoliosis, a condition that affects me...
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