He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council (Artists in Communities Program), and the San Francisco Foundation, and was poet-in-residence at the San Francisco Public Library for the periods November 1979 – April 1980, October 1980 – July 1981, and October 1982 – September 1983.
His poems have appeared in Amerus, Ararat, Blue Unicorn, Ginosko Literary Journal, Green House, Grey Sparrow Journal, KOSMOS: A Journal of Poetry, Leveler Poetry, Marin Poetry Center Anthology, Snow Jewel, Verse Wisconsin, and other journals.
He was Editor of KOSMOS: A Journal of Poetry, and Series Editor of the KOSMOS Modern Poets in Translation Series. His essay on Octavio Paz entitled "The Poetry and Thought of Octavio Paz: An Introduction” appeared in Octavio Paz: Homage to the Poet (KOSMOS Books), and was reprinted in Octavio Paz edited by Harold Bloom (Chelsea House).
"The Poetry and Thought of Octavio Paz: An Introduction" in Octavio Paz: Homage to the Poet (KOSMOS Books). Reprinted in Octavio Paz edited by Harold Bloom (Chelsea House):