Publications

These are creative writing and media pieces only. For academic publications in linguistics and language teaching, please click here.

Raising Them to Be Strong: A Gay Dad’s Reflections on Parenting Daughters | June 20, 2021 (Father’s Day feature) | FamilyEquality.org

Returning to What’s True, a serialized blog on mindfully spiritual practices throughout the day | 2021 | Applied Jewish Spirituality.org (Jerusalem):

Learning to Say No to Zoom: Simple Ideas for Conserving Spiritual Resources | September 6, 2021 | Applied Jewish Spirituality.org

Your Voice Matters! Engaging Multilingual College Students in Creative Writing | March 2021 | UCLA Excellence in Pedagogy and Innovative Classrooms

Anger: Destructive, Yet Manageable | May 23, 2021 | Applied Jewish Spirituality.org (Jerusalem)

Patience: A Mindful Response to Things Gone Wrong | November 10, 2020 | Applied Jewish Spirituality.org (Jerusalem)

This High Holiday Season, We Are in Charge | September 16, 2020 | The Forward (New York)

High Holidays during the Pandemic: A Spiritual Opportunity | September 23, 2020 | Applied Jewish Spirituality.org

Setting the Right Intention with Morning Prayers, a 3-part serialized blog. Applied Jewish Spirituality.org (Jerusalem)

Christmas Dreidels | The Citadel 2020, Los Angeles, pp. 79-88. ISBN 9798579649799

Nurturing Future Danticats, Nabokovs, and Vuongs: Engaging Multilingual & ESL College Students in Creative Writing | May 10, 2020, Two-Year College Creative Writing Caucus BlogAssociation of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP)

A Writers’ Convention That Almost Didn’t Happen” | California Writers Club Bulletin, 6 (1), pp. 3 & 12, Spring 2020

The iPad Wars | The Citadel 2018, Los Angeles, 38-42. ISBN9781726704380

August Wilson’s Jitney at Mark Taper Forum (review) | The Fab, March 3, 2000

Tony Valenzuela’s The Bad Boy Next Door (review) | The Fab, February 18, 2000

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In the Heat of the Night (Interview with John Rechy) | The Fab (Los Angeles) #118, December 23, 1999.