weekly newspaper column, The Joy of Life, has a circulation of more than 2 million. He is an entertainment journalist who was awarded first place in Arts and Entertainment writing by the New Jersey Press Association. He is also a columnist for the Haiku Society of America and blogger for the Haiku Foundation. His articles have appeared in more than 40 newspapers. His poetry publishing credits include: Tight, Graven Images, Candlestones, Double Room, a broadside by Joshua Beckman’s 811 Books, Tiferet Journal, Frogpond Journal, Word Salad, The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow Anthology, Beyond the Rift: Poets of the Palisades, Disco Prairie Social Aid & Pleasure Club by Factory Hollow Press, Paper Wasp, Chrysanthemum, A Handful of Stones, Prune Juice Journal of Senryu & Kyoka and the Irish Haiku Society’s Shamrock Haiku Journal. His chapbook, Twitter Poems and Other Small Gems, was published by The World Class Poetry Blog.