Sampling of Publications

"Hollow Shells Revisited” (poem).  Paterson Literary Review.  Issue #40 (forthcoming).  

      "Mami's Days," "Letter About Hurricane Fifi," and "New London Verse." Sixers Review
            Issue II.   


“Toys Made of Rock,” “Lines Breaking,” and “Dark Cinderella,” (poems). Quercus Review:

Without Camels: A Caravan of Latino Writing.  Summer 2010. 

“At the Obituary Interview,” and “Dirtied Gauzes,” Naugutuck River Review. Winter 2010.

“Hispanic Heritage Hypocrisy.” Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education.  19 October 2009,
Volume 10, Number 2. 

"After the Honduras-El Salvador Soccer War of 1969," "Brown University Libratian Strike--
1990," and “i couldn't for a teenaged bully's death” (poems).  Acentos Review.
December 2008.


“Fleeing from Work,” “Football for the First Time,” and “The Art of Flipping”(poems).

Ocho.  Number 15.  Special Issue on Latino Poets, edited by Francisco Aragon. 

December 2007.

“Sociology 101: Essay on Illegal Immigration.”  The Teacher’s Voice.  Spring 2006, Volume

2, Number 1.


“Elvis in the Inner City.”  Callaloo:  A Journal of African Diaspora and Arts and Letters.

Volume 29, Number 3, Summer 2006.


“In the Company of Books” and “The Thanksgiving of No Mas” (poems): Palabra: A

Journal of Hispanic/Latino Literary Art.  August 2006.

“Sharing Family Songs” (poem). The Leaflet.  Fall 2006.

A Colleague Thinks Ethnic Poetry is Easy to Write” (poem). The Leaflet. Winter 2006.

Latino Boom:  An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature.  New York: Longman, 2005.
       Includes my original poems, “Autobrownography of a New England Latino,” “Caribbean
       Fresco,” and “Because No One Should Ask, ‘Chavez Who?’”

     “Read ‘Em or Weep.”  21 November 2005.


“The Bilingual Conundrum.”  All Things Considered.  National Public Radio.

      6 October 2005.


Entries in Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature, on Julia Alvarez, Junot Diaz

Martin Espada, Oscar Hijuelos, and Judith Ortiz Cofer.  Greenwood Press. 2005.


“Stealing Shakespeare.” Coloring Book: An Eclectic Anthology of Fiction & Poetry by

Multicultural Writers.  Rattlecat Press, 2003.


“A Striped Basilisk Lecture” (poem). The Leaflet.  Vol. 102, Number 2, Spring 2003.


“Harnessing the Power of the Spoken Word.” The Hispanic Outlook in Higher

Education.  16 June 2003.  Volume 13, number 18.


“Book Review of Jose Can You See: Latinos On and Off Broadway.MELUS:
      The Journal of the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United
      States.  Winter 2002.


“Lola’s Pupusa Stand” (poem).  Colere: A Journal of Cultural Exploration.  2002.


“Dr. Maya Angelou Enlightens Academy Community.”  The Bulletin.  Vol. 62, No. 3.  June



“Nantucket Schools” (poem). Nantucket: A Collection.  White Fish Press, 2001.


“Caribbean Fresco” (poem).  Calabash.  September, 2000.


“Book Review of Migrant Song.” College Literature.  June, 1999.


      “Breaking the Silence:  Discussing Race and Ethnicity in the Classroom,” The Teaching

Professor.  May, 1998.


       “Signs of El Salvador” (poem). Melting Trees Review, Winter, 1996.  Poem was nominated

for a Pushcart Prize.


       “Homecoming:  O’Neill’s New London in Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” New England

             Quarterly, September, 1993.