University of California, Irvine M.F.A., English
University of California, Berkeley B. A., Sociology
HONORS AND AWARDS
2008 - Outstanding Faculty Award
2007 - Excellence in Dedication and Service to ASCC
1998, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006 Who's Who of America's Teachers
1999-2000 - Outstanding Faculty Senator
1998-99 - Outstanding Faculty Senator
1994 Nicholl Fellowship Semifinalist - Academy Motion Picture Arts/Sciences
1986 National Endowment for the Arts grant (screenwriting)
1986 Award of Merit: California Short Story Competition
1983 Transatlantic Review Award for Fiction
1968-72 California State Scholarship
1991 - present Professor of English, Cerritos Community College
English 241 - Screenwriting
Committees and Department work
Communications Chair, CCFF, 2009-12
1988 - 1991 Instructor, Fullerton and Cypress Community Colleges
English 100 - College Writing
1984 - 1991 Instructor, University of California, Irvine
Writing 39A - remedial composition
1981 - 1983 Teaching Assistant, University of California, Irvine
Writing 39A and 39B
1979 ESL Instructor, Centarot za stranski jazici, Skopje, Yugoslavia
CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS
2007 Basic Skills Initiative - Mt. San Antonio
Orange County Register. Sportswriter. Ed., Alan Abair. May - August 1998.
"A Confession." O. Henry Festival Stories - 1985. Ed., Evalyn P. Gill. Greensboro, N.C.: Transverse Press, 1985.
Books - Translated
Katargiev, Ivan. The Kresna Uprising. Skopje, Macedonia: Makedonska kuka,
Stobi -- a collection of research papers on the Greek/Roman/Turkish ruins at
Tsepenkov, Marko. Marko Tsepenkov - a Selection. Ed., Tome Sazdov. Skopje,
Yanevski, Slavko. The Selected Poetry of Slavko Yanevski. West Branch, Iowa: Handset Letterpress Poetry, 1981.
Book - ghostwriter
Aaland, Mikkel. Sweat. Santa Barbara, California: Capra Press, 1978.
Feature Films - translator
Woman of Mortar - produced by Television Skopje for the Non-Aligned Nations Film Festival, 1979.
The Red Horse - produced by Vardar Films for the Berlin Film Festival, 1981.
The White Hall - produced by Television Skopje for the Non-Aligned Nations Film Festival, 1978.
Documentary Films - translator and narrator
Nerezi - produced by Television Skopje for the Cannes Film Festival,1978.
Via Ignatia - produced by Television Skopje for the Non-Aligned Nations Film Festival, 1979.
Along Old Paths - produced by Television Skopje for the Non-Aligned Nations Film Festival, 1979.
Sierra Leone - produced by Television Skopje for the Non-Aligned Nations Film Festival, 1979.
Miscellaneous - translator and editor
"Macedonian Poetry." The International Portland Review - 1980. Ed., Cindy Ragland. Portland: Portland State University Press, 1980.
Translation of scores of articles and stories that appeared in the Macedonian Review, a quarterly published in English for the former Yugoslavia, 1976 - 1981.
From April 1991 - September 1992, worked as a proofreader and editor for the Orange County Metropolitan (now called OC Metro) a bimonthly magazine.
Last update: 19 June 2010