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Two Performance Artists (screenplay adapted from the novel), 2019

Dark Silo (screenplay co-written with KayDee Kersten), 2018

Two Performance Artists Kidnap Their Boss And Do Things With Him (novel), Freakshow Books, 2014

Ward (Bravo TV sitcom pilot episode), "Nice To Meet You," 2004

When Gods Speak (screenplay), 2004

Leather (screenplay), 1996

Alice and the Elsewhere (stage play), 1993


"A Maker of Roads," 1993

"Farms and Fields," 1992

"The Sandwich Man," 1991

"Leaving Dover," Spectrum IX, 1989 — Winner of FUSD Writer's Conference, 1989


"Butchers" in Building Bridges: 2008 San Francisco Writers Conference Anthology, Elizabeth Pomada and Michael Larsen, eds., iUniverse, Lincoln, 2008

Love and War: Eleven Poems, broadsheets, San Francisco, 2003

Surrealisme Automatique Poetry Generator, 2002

"Leftovers," RealPoetik, Sal Salasin, Seattle, 1997

"Killer," RealPoetik, Sal Salasin, Seattle, 1996


"Kidnapping As Art," A Journal of Performance And Art (PAJ), MIT Press, issue 109, January 2015

"Who Was Your First Hero?" Off Paper Literary Journal, 29 April 2014

"Bent Spoons & Weapons" in "Webmonkey Wishlist,"  Webmonkey, 2 December 2005, 3

Performance Manifesto, 2002

"Smith's Sophomoric Manifesto," SF Weekly, 8 March 2000 (writing as Richard Natale)

"Working At Home," HomePC, August 1997 (contributing writer)

"The Desublimation of Silent Containers in Beckett," 1996

"Home Networking Made Easy," ComputerLife Magazine, August 1996 (contributing writer)

"Parallel-to-SCSI: Expandability for Portable PCs," Computer Technology Review, December 1994


2015 — Best New Voice in Fiction, Silver, Ind. Book Publisher Assoc. Awards, for Two Performance Artists

2014 — Bronze Medal, Best Regional Fiction, Independent Publisher Book Awards, for Two Performance Artists

2013 — Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest First Round Finalist for Two Performance Artists


B.A. in English (Cum Laude), University of California, Irvine

M.S., University of Maryland

Global Peace and Conflict Studies Forum Member, UCI

Cross Examination Debate Assocation National Tournament D.O. Finalist Debater/Speaker, Southwest Missouri State Univ., Kansas City, 1990