BFA Creative Writing Poetry, Emerson College
MA English Literature/Creative Writing, University of Colorado, Boulder
PhD, University of Nebraska, 20th Century American Lit., Creative Writing Poetry
Creative Writing, poetry; comparative mythology; critical theory; cultural studies, media ecology
My most recent collection of poetry is This Rented Body published in 2006. A new collection of poems is forthcoming from Ausable Press in the fall of 2008: The Skeleton of The Crow - New and Selected Poems: 1978-2008.
I am an ordained Rinzai Zen monk and the director of Hokoku-An Zendo in Columbia; I am also the faculty advisor for the MU Buddhist Association.