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New poems up at Ragazine

Posted on May 16, 2011 in Poetry

I have three poems up in this month’s issue of Ragazine. Check them out: Instructions for the Living, Part II How I Learned My Multiplication Tables Old...

Speaking in other tongues

Posted on Nov 16, 2010 in Poetry

Two persona poems up at Borderline, a journal of poems written in the voices of others. Both of the poems there, “The Sister Take A Plane Flight” and “Finch” were fantastic worlds to step...

2009 Rattle Poetry Prize – Honorable Mention

Posted on Jun 10, 2009 in Poetry

I’m thrilled to be among the ranks of those receiving an honorable mention in the 2009 Rattle Poetry Prize. Both text and audio of the poem can be found at the link below. The Part of the Story I’d Rather Not...

From Soda to Penis Reconstruction: A Summer at ABC News Medical Unit

Posted on Jan 16, 2005 in Articles

During the summer after I finished my Master’s a MIT, I had the privileged of interning at ABC News’ Medical Unit in Needham, MA. We were the support staff for Dr. Tim Johnson and all ABC news programs that had a medical story to cover. It was a fascinating inside look at how medical stories are selected and then turned into video segments for various TV programs. A team of writers, many of whom also have advanced degrees (MD’s, PhD’s), wade through huge stacks of journals and press releases to find important or otherwise fascinating bits of research to report on. A database of experts on the subject is...