What I Do Now:

Write, write, write. Poetry, fiction, nonfiction, blogs.

Edit, revise, edit, revise.

Send work out.

Freelance writing and editing.

Editorial consulting from curricula vitae to manuscripts.

Member of the Third Sunday poetry critique group, Portland, Oregon.

Member of the Posies Coffee shop Saturday morning writing circle, Portland, Oregon.

Board member-at-large, Woodlawn Neighborhood Association, Portland, Oregon.

Volunteer Co-manager, Woodlawn Community Garden, Portland, Oregon.

Volunteer Clerk, Woodlawn Elementary School Library, Portland, Oregon.

Volunteer for Alberta Street Earth Day Clean-up, Alberta Street Fair, and Alberta Street Sidewalk Sale Days, Portland, Oregon.

What I Used To Do:

Poetry Editor for She Holds the Face of the World Ten Years of VoiceCatcher, Portland, Oregon published in Fall 2015.

Judge for the New Poets Category of the Oregon Poetry Association Fall 2012 Contest.

Writer, editor, and proofreader for ATC Quarterly, a journal about artist trading cards.

Associate Editor for VoiceCatcher 6, an anthology of Portland women's writing in Portland, Oregon published in September 2011.

Poetry editor for Poets Against War.

Read unsolicited manuscripts for Tin House.

Web content development. Public relations and outreach. Subject advising in botany and biology for the first print edition of the Encarta World English Dictionary. Marketing, management, and customer support. Creative direction on web site re-designs and an annual report for a university department. Day care substitute teacher. Hostess and waitress. Co-op bulk food stocker and cashier.

From 1984 until 2001, I held a variety of positions with Cornell University's technology division including Director of Strategic Communications for the Vice President of Information Technologies and Publications Manager for Cornell Information Technologies.



Stream of Consciousness


Academy of American Poets


Chicago Manual of Style


Mountain Writers

Paris Review Interviews

PEN American Writers

Poetry Daily

Poetry Foundation

Poets & Writers

Portland Arts & Lectures

Powells Books

The Root

US Slave Blog

The Writer’s Almanac

Writers on the Net


Web site design: Cynthia Frazier-Rogers



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