I am a published poet and critic. My books include A Night In Tunisia: Imaginings of Africa in Jazz
(Limelight Editions, 1993), Gertrude Stein and the Literature of the Modern Consciousness
(Ungar) and Nigredo: Selected Poems 1970-1980
(Station Hill). My jazz criticism has appeared in The Village Voice, Jazziz, and Downbeat. I'm also a winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor award for excellence in music criticism.