Personal Biography: I was born in Pittsburgh. Pa. I attended the University of Pittsburgh & graduated with a B.A. in Literature in 1996. I have completed two manuscripts of poetry entitled: "Pittsburgh Poesy Blues," & "The East Busway Blues." I am currently at work on a manuscript of poems so far entitled: "Sweetheart Symphonic." Some of my poems have appeared in Papercut, Pitt's undergraduate poetry magazine, Lilliput Review, and most recently Avenue.