Publications and Speaking Engagements


Current Projects

  • Facilitator of Oregon Humanities “War Stories” monthly writing and discussion group held in the Alberta Arts District in NE Portland.
  • Post Commander and Legionnaire of the Year (2015) for American Legion Post 134, Portland, Oregon
  • Co-Currator with writer Davis Slater for monthly Legion Readers series at Post 134.

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•   Short Story The Fixer included in forthcoming Anthology from Forest Avenue Press, 2016

•   Co-Editor of Soldier Stories Anthology. Ed. Jessica Sandiford. Forthcoming from Blue Skirt Press, 2015

•   Illustrator for Beyond the Grip of Craniosynostosis, Kase Johnstun, McFarland Books, 2015

•   Author of The Wax Bullet War, Ooligan Press, 2014

•   Editor of Spilt Infinitive Anthology, Hubris Press, 2013

•   Editor of Rough Men Stand Ready Anthology, Hubris Press, 2012

•   Author of Motivation and Toleration, P-Town Independent Press, 2006

Speaking and Presentations

  • Keynote speaker of 2016 Transition Projects, Inc Veteran’s Stand Down 2016
  • Speaker at Catlin Gabel Private School Veterans Day Celebration, 2015
  • Speaker at The Fox Valley Book Fair, Appleton, Wisconsin, 2014
  • Keynote Speaker at Compose Writing Conference, Clackamas, Oregon, 2014
  • Keynote Speaker for Veterans’ Ball, Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon, 2014
  • Spokesperson and fundraiser for The Canticle of the Black Madonna opera (with a budget of $350,000), Portland, Oregon 2014
  • Reader at AWP: Seattle in 2014
  • Panelist for Write to Publish, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 2013
  • Speaker for Portland Community College 2013
  • Speaker and Judge for St. Claire County Community College annual Art and Word Fair, Port Huron, Michigan, 2014

Affiliations and Memberships

•   Board of Directors for The Returning Veterans Project

•   Post Commander for American Legion Post 134

Please contact for information on speaking engagements.

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