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Events

another cancelation--stay tuned for October 2020

POETRY READING: "Poetry at the Dali" 

with Lola Haskins

The Dali Musuem Theater, St. Petersburg FL

Thursday, March 24 

 

canceled, wisely, by VFB--go wash your hands! 

POETRY READING: "Power of Song and Silence"

Virginia Festival of the Book

with Ilya Kaminsky, John Murillo, & Irène Mathieu

Charlottesville VA

Saturday, March 21

 

 

POETRY READING 

POETRIO at Malaprop's bookstore / cafe

with Catherine Carter & Esteban Rodriquez  

 

Asheville NC

Sunday March 1, 2020 3 p.m.

"Ignore the apocryphal whispers."

 

Deschutes Lit POETRY READING

with Adriana Rewald, Evan Massey,&  Cameron MacKenzie

 

Deschutes Tasting Room, 315 Market St., Roanoke VA

Thursday, Feb. 20 6:30-8:30 p.m.

"honored blind Demodokos / will lyre-sing other whens"

 

 

BOOKMARKS' 8th annual MOVABLE FEAST & PARAPALOOZA

Bookmarks Bookstore / Footnotes Cafe

 

Winston-Salem NC

Saturday & Sunday, February 8 & 9, 2020 

"Each day a gateway."

 

POETRY WORKSHOP

"Truth, Lies, & Poetry: Saying Stuff Without Shouting It"

Roanoke Regional Writers Conference 

 

Hollins University, Roanoke VA

Saturday January 25, 2020 9 a.m.

 

 

POETRY READING and Q&A

"Remaking Myth: Penelope and Lydia Speak for Themselves"

with Becky Gould Gibson 

 

Founders Gallery West, Guilford College, Greensboro NC

Thursday January 23, 2020 7:30 p.m.

"We'll imagine it at will then..." 

 

POETRY READING & FICTION WORKSHOP

University of Southern Mississippi

Wednesday September 25, 2019

grad fiction workshop: 3-5 

reading: 7:30

"more, blind Reader, & less than mine. All yours."

 

POETRY READING & WRITING WORKSHOP

Millsaps College

Tuesday September 24, 2019

"What do I see, what know?"

 

READING: VOICES FROM THE MOUNTAINS

4 readings & a Q&A discussion panel celebrating 

Mountains Piled Upon Mountains:

     Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene

Bluefield State College, Bluefield WV

Friday September 20, 2019 11a.m. - 2 p.m.

"Hear Rocks Sing. That is a sign

 

POETRY READING

with Miles Waggener

Joaquin Miller Poetry Series, Rock Creek Nature Center

Rock Creek Park, 5200 Glover Road NW, Washington DC

Sunday June 30, 2019 3 p.m.

 sponsored by Cafe Muse / The Word Works

"Know then: what Penelope chooses: Homer says." 

 

Q&A: WRITING & A WRITER'S LIFE

Hollins University, Robertson Library: Hollins Room

Friday April 26, 2019 11 a.m.

"You, scrounging skull-sponge--tell it."

 

READING & NEW BOOK CELEBRATION

for What Penelope Chooses: Poems

Hollins University Green Drawing Room

Thursday April 25, 2019 8:15 p.m.

"I can't not ask, sing cunning Odysseus at Troy. / I'll be there..."

 

PANEL

"Talking Back to Homer: Women Poets Re-write the Odyssey"

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Annual Conference

Portland OR

Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:30

How can Homer's canonical classic be used for subversive lyrical inquiry?

 

BOOK SIGNING

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Annual Conference

Portland OR

Friday, March 29, 2019 12-1 

Jackson Center for Creative Writing Book Fair Booth

Come say hi and mill around, exclaiming "poetry! o poetry!" 

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS & WORKSHOP

Virginia Writers Club Annual Symposium

Richmond VA

Friday November 2, 2018 & Saturday November 3, 2018

"Out of the Caldera: Making Creativity Happen"