has released a poetry CD;
three e-poetry collections;
and written, edited or co-edited
fourteen books of poetry, fiction
and essays since 1996 when
she traded Wall Street for poetry.
In 2005, she released the multi-genre
collection I Take Thee, English,
For My Beloved (Marsh Hawk Press).
In 2006, she will release
a poetry collection,
The Secret Lives of Punctuations, Vol. I.
Recipient of the Philippines' National
Book Award for Poetry,
the Potrero Nuevo Fund Prize,
and the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles
National Literary Award, she writes
the poetics blog,
"The Chatelaine's Poetics" at
while steering Meritage Press
from St. Helena, CA.