B.A., Roosevelt University, Chicago, Ill, 1962.
Cookie Aura: Selected Poems, 4th Ed., (ISBN 0-931020-23-7) Crosscut Saw Press, Berkeley; numerous additions sold, 1977-present. Distributed by Bookpeople.
I use To Be Me: Selected Poems, 3rd Ed., (ISBN 0-9647373-5-3) CC. Marimbo Communications, Berkeley, CA.
Publications by the author include:
Ball Poetry Occasional
Publications about the author include:
Berkeley Barb (1977)
"Liz & Les Strata"
staged reading at LaVal's Subterranean Theater, Berkeley, 1995
staged reading at Yoga studio on 44th Street, Oakland, California, 1997
"The Holy Weed"
Video of the Month for Feb., 2002 on
Weekly theatrical and poetry performance acts for Cable Channel 24, Oakland, airing November 1991 through November 1992.
KPFA, Berkeley, half a dozen times, 1989-1991
Pacifica Radio Station, Philo, California (three times, 1988-1990)
UCSF Radio, twice, 1992-1993
KUSP Radio, Santa Cruz, Oct, 2010
Featured Poetry Readings/Performances
Myriad featured readings in libraries, bookstores, coffee houses,
bars and auditoriums, including: The Green Mill (home of the Poetry Slam, Chicago);
The Marsh, (San Francisco); Coffee Mill (Oakland); Larry Blakes
(Berkeley); The Blue Monkey (San Francisco); Wash Rock Cafe (Santa
Cruz); Berkeley Art Museum (Berkeley); Center of the Universe Cafe
(Sonoma, California); Pacifica Poetry
19th, 2000; The Coffee Mill (Oakland, CA., 2001); The Coffee Bean,
(Berkeley), 2002, 2003; Santa Cruz Public Library, 2002;
Eighth Street Studio, (Berkeley), 2002, 2003; A featured
poet on the Petaluma Poetry Walk, Sept. 21, 2003; Cafe Pryia,
(Berkeley), Feb., 2004; Berkeley Public Library,
Jan., 2007; Cafe Pryia (Berkeley), April, 2007; Frank
Bette Performance Center, Jan., 2008; The Frank Moore
Internet Show, Feb., 2008; Alameda Public Library, CA.,
March, 2008; Featured at Bookshop Santa Cruz, Aug,
2010; Featured at Priya Resturant (Berkeley), Sept.,
2010; etc., etc.; Cafe Nefali (Berkeley), April, 2011;
Cafe Arrivederci, San Rafael, CA, Feb., 2012; Sacred
Gounds Cafe, San Francisco, CA, March, 2012; Santa Cruz
Public Library, July, 2012; Aug, 2014; Artists Embassy International Dancing Poetry Festival, Second Place Winner, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, Sept. 2015.
Wrote and performed theatrical skits about censorship and the environment at The Spreckels Performance Center, Rohnert Park, California, 1990.
Acted in Hamlet as Polonius & The Grave Digger, LaVal's Subterranean Shakespeare Theater, 1993.
Also played roles in "The Holy Weed" and "Night in the Shakespeare Ward", live and on video.
Poetry Slams (juried competition of live poetry)
Won a Poetry Performance Slam working with an actress in a poetic burlesque of Jessie Helms, in Sonoma, 1991.
Winning member of the Santa Cruz National Slam Team, August, 1997.
Slam victories include: The Green Mill (Chicago); Wash Rock Cafe, Santa Cruz; The Starry Plough, in Berkeley.