I have been a member of Pen Oakland interacting with some great authors, Gary Gach, Michael McClure and Ishmael Reed. My metaphysical poetics appears in two anthologies, Oakland Out Loud and Fighting Words Pen Oakland publications. I also was a member of Maxine Hong Kingston's writers group in the San Francisco Bay Area, having published a short story with that group, "Firing Blanks at Moving Targets,” published in Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace.
My most recent publication 2018 Humanoids Obsession "In Doug Howerton's poetry,I hear the apocalyptic voice of the Sibyl, and of Cassandra,and of Saint John the Baptist. Beware.” Maxine Hong Kingston