Essays "Roads Under Repair," "Grassy Knoll Picnic" and "Why I Don't See Her Anymore"
performed at Literary Death Match, World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, November 7, 2011.
March 2009. Interviewed with Robin Parks for Amy Michaud's diabetes documentary, 'Pins
May 10, 2008: introduced PWC Free Forums panel at Drexel University. The Forum, called "The
Minority Retort," featured a panel of disabled writers, African American writers and gay/lesbian writers talking about
their adventures and obstacles in the writing world.
September 2006: presented excerpts of thesis novel to junior and senior journalism students
during discussion of disability issues at St. Louis University. Resulted in the following question on professor Avis Meyer's
final exam: "discuss our guest speaker with enough detail and persiflage to earn 15 points."
2006: joined Robin and Dorothy Hoerr on PWC conference closing panel "The Journey Continues: Traditional Grad Schools,
Low Residency Programs and Writers Retreats."
August 2005: thesis lecture on Don DeLillo and the fantastic
at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
September 2004: spoke to Lions Club of Springfield, PA. I would like to thank
them for assisting my grad school tuition.
Spring 2004: taught kids through PWC community outreach at Philadelphia
Fall 2003-Winter 2004: spoke at Philadelphia area retirement and community centers.
2003-Fall 2004: taught at Ocean City Arts Center, NJ.
March 2002: spent day talking to classes at Compact, a school
for troubled teens in Cape May Courthouse in NJ.
Feb 17, 1999: Joined Pisces Press publisher and discussed my
short story "Seeing Things Differently" on Greg Smith's syndicated Disability On a Roll radio show.
1999: interviewed on two Atlantic City area radio stations about "Seeing Things Differently."
spoke to the Lions Club of Ocean City, NJ.
1997-1999: spoke to 4th grade classes in Philadelphia suburbs about
blindness and eye safety through the Delaware County Association of the Blind.