Poet. Literary co-translator. Essayist. Proud community college professor. Proud to serve as a union officer. Survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Curator, First Tuesdays reading series.
My Work (Online)
About My Work (Online)
Who Am I?
First Tuesdays Reading Series
“Stand By Me” in Persian and English
Craft Talk 2: Packing Lines with Sound & Meaning - Rosa Alice Branco, translated by Alexis Levitin
from “The Necessity to Speak,” by Sam Hamill
Craft Talk 1: Quincy Troupe’s Rhythm
Reading Mark Nowak’s “Social Poetics:” Thinking About The First Tuesdays Cento and A ‘Flipped Script’ Poetry Reading
My Year Long Writing Project
Prepping For Fall 2018: The Poetry Workshop
Rachelle Escamilla’s Interview with Me On “Out of Our Minds” on KKUP Cupertino | San Jose
Anatomy of a Book Cover
Compulsory Heterosexuality at Work
The Taint Those Questions Leave Behind: Remembering Sixth Grade
I Miss The Muppets!
I Know I’ve Had Orgasms That Changed Me
A Great Video on Racism by Maz Jobrani
Concerto for Two Men, by Ella Ben-Aharon
I’ve Been Thinking About Sex
I Just Learned About the Equal Justice Initiative - If You Don’t Know About It, You Should
An Excellent Anti-Rape Ad from Scotland
A Poem of Mine About Jackson Heights was Broadcast on WNYC!
What I Tell My Creative Writing Students on The First Day of Class