Curriculum Vitae

Books of Poetry

Praha and the Poet (2006)

Walking Barefoot In The Glassblowers Museum (Manic D Press – 2002)

Putting My 2 Cents In (1999)

The Cowardice of Amnesia (2.13.61 Publications – 1998)

The Ellyn Maybe Coloring Book (Sacred Beverage Press – 1997)

Mantra’s Best Friend/Man’s Best Friend (1990)


A Day In The Life Of A Working Poor Xylophone Maker (1990)


•American Poetry: The Next Generation

•Another City; Writing From Los Angeles

•The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry

•Poetry Nation: The Art of Fusion Poetry

•Short Fuse: The Global Anthology of New Fusion Poetry

•Poetry Slam: The Art of Competitive Poetry

•So Luminous the Wildflowers

•Storie Magazine (Italy)

•L.A.Woman (Germany)

Readings (partial list)

•Bristol Poetry Festival, Bristol, England (Oct. 2001)

•BBC Radio (Oct. 2001)

•Frankfurt Book Fair (Oct. 2001)

•Munich Slam (2001)

•Hamburg Slam (2001)

•Stuttgart Slam (2001)

•Workman’s Circle (2001)

•Autry Museum of Western Heritage (2002)

•Hammer Museum (2000)

•The New School, New York City (Feb. 2000)

•The Poetry Project, New York City (April 2000)

•Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA (1998 and 2002)

•South x Southwest, Austin, Texas (1998 and 1999)

•Taos Poetry Circus (1999)

•Seattle Poetry Festival (1999)

•Albuquerque Poetry Festival (1998)

•MTV Spoken Wurd Tour (1994)

•Lollapalooza (1994)

•Long Beach Poetry Festival (1994)

•Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center (numerous times)

•UCLA (1996)

•USC (1996)

•Cal State Northridge (1994)

•Cal State Fullerton (1994)

•Woodbury University (1994)

•Chapman College (numerous times)


•Named one of 10 poets to watch for in Writer’s Digest Magazine (2000)

•Recipient: Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Academic Year (2003-2004)

•Curtis Zahn Award for Poetry

•National Museum For American Women for Humanitarian Contributions through Poetry

•Winner of the Poetry In The Windows contest (1999, 2003)

•Dean’s List (2003)


•FAMU Cinema Studies in Prague (2003-2004)

•West Los Angeles College (2002-2003)

•Santa Monica College (Summer 2002)


•Venice Beach National Slam Team (1998 and 1999)

•Seen reading her work in Michael Radford’s (Il Postino) film

•”Dancing at the Blue Iguana”

•Also seen in “The Luxurious Tigers of Obnoxious Agreement: The Carma Bums Movie”

•Member of Screen Actors Guild

•Member of Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

•Member of IFP/Los Angeles