EducationMFA, Florida International University, 2007
MA, Florida Atlantic University, 1992
BA, Southern Illinois University, 1985
Research and Teaching InterestsComposition, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Journalism
PublicationsHe has also been an editor for a book publisher and fiction editor of the literary
magazine Gulf Stream. His fiction most recently appeared in the anthology Miami Noir.
His work as a journalist has won awards from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation,
the National Society of Professional Journalists, the Florida Bar Association, and
the American Lung Association.
Grants & AwardsHis fiction won the Florida International University Literary Award and was nominated
for the Best New American Voices and the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award.