Born: October 1954 California, USA
Resides: Texas, USA
E-mail: RJ03 (at) txstate (dot) edu
I live in Texas and teach poetry writing at Texas State University. I have published three collections of non-haiku poetry. My haibun collection Goodbye is due to be published as an e-chapbook this year by the Snapshot Press in the UK.
Awards and Other Honors: Snapshot Press e-chapbook Award (Haibun) 2012; four nominations for Pushcart Prize; Academy of American Poets Prize.
Books Published: Remembering New London (Texas Review Press, Huntsville, TX 1981); Strata (Texas A&M Press Consortium, Huntsville, TX 1993); Are We There Yet? (Texas A&M Press Consortium, Huntsville TX, 2008). Forthcoming in 2014, Goodbye [haibun] (Snapshot Press, UK).
Credits: "empty lawn chairs" - Tiny Words (12 July 2013); "meteor streaks" - Wisteria 6 (July 2007); "rumbling ocean" - The Heron's Nest 9:3 (Sept. 2007); "Easter egg hunt" - The Heron's Nest 9:1 (Sept. 2007); "near midnight" - Simply Haiku (Spring 2007); "follows me home" - Lynx 26:3 (October 2011).