Born in NYC 1956. Raised in Bensonhurst Brooklyn and Little Italy New York. Went to Nazareth Regional High School; graduated 1974. New York University graduate 1978; B. A. & B.F.A. Directed many short subject 16mm films, including adaptation of James Joyce short story “Counterparts.” Published poetry, fiction, short plays, and film criticism in KINEMA, AURA Literary Arts Review, Cross-Cultural Communications, The Midwest Quarterly, Literature/Film Quarterly, Dramatika, Bogus Review, Flickhead, Mascara Review, NYArts Magazine, Both Sides Now, and many others. Taught arts and language skills at LEAP. Exhibited paintings at Leonora Vega and 8th Floor galleries. His book of poetry, “A Box of Crazy Toys” was published earlier this year by Xenosbooks/Chelsea Editions. Artist website linked below.