Saturday, February 24, 2007

My Bio for Plus Ultra

He was born in California, grew up in West Los Angeles, and moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1964. He attended the University of Arizona where he was a student poet. After the university he entered the food industry, first working as a retail meat cutter and later as a chef. He moved to Almaty, Kazakhstan in 1992 to work as an executive chef for a hotel. He started teaching English in 2003. He opened his blog Yuckelbel’s Canon in 2004. He has published his poetry in numerous magazines, bi-annuals, quarterly’s and journals. He has acted in theater, movies, commercials, on television, and sung in musicals. Currently he is a full time Lecturer in the Language Center of the Kazakhstan Institute of Economics, Management and Strategic Research.

2 comments:

Don Iannone said...

Thanks for the sketch. Good to what the poetry fits with. Tucson? I might have been there once...

Russell Ragsdale said...

Hi Don! Yes you definately were! Glad you enjoyed the sketch. Plus Ultra asked my to post it.