My first collection of poems titled In the Warmth of the Shade was recently accepted by renowned academic publishing house, Fons Vitae.

Scheduled for release in Fall of 2018.


Serialized Lit

Checkout my series on

Sand In My Parfait (poetry)
The Gulmohur Tales (short stories)



Won the Lighting of the Fire Poetry Contest sponsored by Highland Park Poetry and the Ravinia Neighbors Association. Recited winning poem at the Centennial Celebration of the Ravinia Village House in Highland Park on November 22, 2013. Read my blog post on this award


Completed (but) Unpublished


  • Suhail’s Kite
    • 59-stanza story in verse, seeking illustrator
  • In the Warmth of the Shade
    • Collection of poems celebrating Creator, creation and the best of creation


  • Tyrants
    • 53,000 commercial fiction/drama/suspense novella, Query Letter
  • Kindred
    • 55,000 words commercial fiction/drama novella, Query Letter

In Progress


  • Aldounia – Book1: The Head of Fire
    • Fantasy fiction/adventure


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