Michael West


€ Poems on Art on the Net, numerous e-zine publications on the Internet 
€ Over100 poems published in small press periodicals, 1968-present. 
€ Published Eye Quilt: Poems, 1971, Roger Wilcoe 1973, Odes and other Modes, 1984, An Ommatidian Eye, Wire Wind Ink, 1993. 
€ Book reviewer, Baltimore Sun, 1972-1982. 
€ Interview with Carlos Fuentes on ³Machismo² in Johns Hopkins Magazine, 1975. 
€ Poetry Video, Seers And Sayers, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 1976 
€ Interview with William Styron on The Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice in Island,1978. 
€ Founder, editor, publisher, Island: A Journal of the Arts, Martha's Vineyard 1978-80 
€ Playwright, composer, Tivoli, a musical in 2 acts, Magic Island Productions, 1981. 
€ Mystery writer, Dutch Reckoning, Tommy Shakespear detective series, 1994-present. 

€ 1990-present: Louden Nelson Center, Front Street, Portafino Cafe, Santa Cruz Art League, National Writers Union, and others. 
€ Managed National Writers Union monthly reading series 1994-95. 

€ B.A. Williams College, 1969; Editor, the Rag; Ivy Poet (class poet at college graduation exercises). 
 Readings: Williams, Simon's Rock, Middlebury, Goddard. 
€ 92nd Street Y Poetry Workshops w/Isabella Gardner, John Logan, 1969-70. 
€ M.A. Writing Seminars, Johns Hopkins University, 1973. Poetry & prose. 
 Teaching Fellow: Composition & Creative writing. 
€ Ph.D. Candidate, Literature, American University, 1973-75. Latin American Literature & Politics. 
 Teaching Fellow: Literature & film studies. 

€ Professional staff, N.E.H., Education Projects Program, Washington, D.C., 1975. 
€ Grants writer, International College, Los Angeles CA, 1975-76. 
 Robert Snyder multimedia courseware prototype project on Henry Miller 
 (Note: Snyder's other documentary film subjects include Claudio Arrau, Ruth Asawa, Pablo Casals, Buckminster Fuller, Wilhem deKooning, Anais Nin.)  
€ Instructor in Literature, full time, Northeastern University, 1976-1979. 
 Taught  composition, introduction to literature, and "novel of violence" course. 
€ Taught GED High School Equivalency course for adults on MarthaΉs Vineyard 1980. 
€ Tutored children in a variety of subjects [e.g., reading, writing math, Spanish] 1970-1980. 
€ Various positions at John Hancock and Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA 1981-1989. 
 Management responsibilities in computer programming, data administration, and development tools research. 
€ Management positions in IS&T and Apple USA at Apple Computer, Cupertino, CA 1989-1993. 
€ Industry analyst, Gartner Group, Inc., areas of expertise: Object Technology, Client/Server, Internet Technologies, Electronic Commerce Strategies 1993-present. 

€ Member, New England Poetry Club, 1976-79. 
€ Member, Dramatists Guild, 1981- present. 
€ Member, National Writers Union, Local 7, 1989-present. 
€ Member, Mystery Writers of America, 1993-present.