I am an internist specializing in pulmonary medicine. I have had several hundred poems published and 3 chapbooks. Currently I am the poetry editor of CHEST, the Journal of the American College of Chest Physicians with 55000 subscribers.
My poems have been published in Defined Providence, Poetry Motel, Voices International, Ship of Fools, Boston Poet, Whetstone, Ethereal Dances, Pegasus, Healing Journal, Interim,
Compost, Mediphors, Fuel, Nimrod, Negative Capability, Stuff, The Lancet, artisan, slipstream, Flipside, Writer’s Journal,
Writer’s Voice, The Aurorean, Rattle, Impetus, Southern Anthology, Zuzu’s Petals, Riverrun, Peregrine, Kimera, The Acorn, Ibbetsen St Press, Limestone Circle, Abbey, Birmingham Poetry
Review, Maelstrom, PIF Magazine, Pine Island Journal, Western Archipelago Review, ForPoetry.com, Wings, Challenger, Obsessed
with Pipework (UK), Mid-America Poetry Review, Pandaloon, Zygote, Paperplates, Red Owl, Sierra Nevada College Review, Pink Cadillac,
English Journal, Abbey, Ruah, Soul Fountain, Elements of English, 11, (Harcourt Canada), Unlikely Stories, Waterways, Konfluence, New Mirage, Quarterly, Journal of Medical Humanities, Confluence, Gentle Reader, The
Higginsville Reader, Images Inscript, Urban Spaghetti, National Forum, Beauty for Ashes Poetry Review, Futures, Disquieting Muses, Papyrus, 13th Warrior Review, Lucid Moon, Hidden Oak, Poesy Newsletter, JAMA, Poetic License, Sahara, Red River Review, Bulk Head, 3 Cup Morning, The Fairfield Review, Weber Studies, Thought Magazine, Devil Blossoms, Write On, Iota, Poetic Voices, Zillah, Paris/Atlantic, Poetic Hours, Current Accounts, The Journal,
PDQ, Studio One, Poetic Hours, Hodgepodge, Splizz, Paris/Atlantic, and others.
My work has received Honorable Mention in The Newburyport Art Association Poetry Contest 1996 and 1997, U. of Alaska Explorations '97
Poetry Competition and was a finalist in the William and Kingman Page Chapbook Competition, 1997. Morning Glory, my second book, was a winner of the Anamnesis Press Poetry Chapbook competition and was published by them. My third book of poetry, Mid Life, was published by Pudding House Publications.
2 of my poems were selected for inclusion in the “The Best of the Fairfield Review 1997-2002”, and one of them was the Editor’s Choice for the Best of the Best. I was a winner of the Firman Houghton award in poetry given by the New
England Poetry Society.
I am a practicing physician when not writing poetry.