​I am delighted to hear from Crosswinds Poetry ​(Website) that my poem, "Parrots," will appear in their May Issue, and that it is in contention for their 2020 poetry contest, judged by Richard Blanco. Also a shout-out to mentee Elizabeth Oxley (Website) for her poem also being accepted and being considered in their contest as well.  


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I am honored to have new poems appear alongside work from a terrific slate of poets, writers, and artists in the just-released issue of Nostos. Order HERE.

Reading Schedule and Poetry Events

(Save the Dates)


  • Tuesday February 11th: "Women Who Write"(Ella Eytan, Laurel Feigenbaum, Melanie Maier, Angelika Quirk and Gabrielle Rilleau) Valentine's Celebration at Larkspur Library, open-mic to follow. 7:00 pm.

  • Friday February 14th: "The Poetry Connection" celebrates Valentine's Day with an open-mic: Bring a poem you love, something sweet to eat you love, and someone you love (not required): 240 Channing Way, San Rafael, CA, 7:00 pm.



  • Friday March 13th: "The Poetry Connection" features Becky Foust and Dawn McGuire, followed by open-mic, 240 Channing Way, San Rafael, 7:00 pm.


  • Friday April 3rd: Terry reading at Blue Light at the Gallery, San Rafael, 7:00 pm.

  • Saturday April 4th: Terry reading at Copperfields, San Rafael (Time, TBA), with Heather Altfield, Becky Foust, Troy Jollimore, and Meryl Natchez.


  • Monday April 6th: Terry reading at Left Coast Writers, Book Passage, Corte Madera, 7:00 pm.

  • Friday April 10th: Terry emceeing for Janet Jennings and Ken Haas at The Poetry Connection, UUCM, 240 Channing Way, San Rafael, Ca., 7:00 pm.

  • Thursday April 16th: Attending MPC reading: Malena Morning and Ellen Bass, Mill Valley Library, 7:00 pm.

  • Thursday April 23rd: Terry reading at "Night of Poets," San Anselmo Library, 7:00 pm.

  • Friday April 24th: Attending Poetry World Series, Mill Valley Library, 7:00 pm.

  • Wednesday April 29th: Emceeing "Poetry Evening" at Sausalito Woman's Club, 120 Central Ave., Sausalito, 6:30-9:00 pm. 


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Interview on local NPR Radio Station at New Mexico State University

I was recently on the campus of my alma mater, New Mexico State University, for a reading and to teach some classes. While there, Fred Martino, Director of Content of the local NPR station KRWG, interviewed me. Click HERE to hear the interview.