New Book News Reading, with Cathryn Essinger and Kari Gunter-Seymour. September 20, 2020. 7:00 p.m. A LitYoungstown event.
"O Throat! O Trembling Throat!" (workshop) and "That the Powerful Play Goes On" (with Sayuri Ayers and Jason Kaufman: reading and discussion of publication process), Lit Youngstown Fall Literary Festival, September 24-26, 2020.
Here/Not Here, ekphrastic poetry anthology virtual release party reading. Salisbury University Art Gallery. October 15, 2020. 7:00 p.m. Link/details TBA.
Upper Arlington Adult Center Current Events Group, details forthcoming, January 2021.
Peripatetic Poets (Co-feature with past hosts of PP). St. Stephens Episcopal Church and University Center, 30 West Woodruff Ave., Columbus. June, 2020. Details TBA.
FEATURES, Recent: 2020
Poetry at Hayner: A Mosaic of Voices . (One of 12 featured poets.) Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, OH. Saturday, April 11, 2020. 7:30 p.m. (Postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19!)
Featured reading, Words and Wine. Steele Mansion, 348 Mentor Ave., Painesville, OH. October 16, 2019. 6:30 p.m.
"Harbingers of (Climate) Change: An Eco-Poetry Workshop." Ohio Poetry Association Quarterly Business Meeting and Workshop. Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave., Columbus, OH. October 12, 2019. 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Poetry Reading, co-feature, with Ariana Kramer, Taos, NM. Saturday, June 29, 2019. 7:00 p.m.
Bountiful Birds: An Eco-Poetry Workshop, with Ariana Kramer. SOMOS, 108 Civic Plaza Drive, Taos, NM. (Pre-register at somostaos.org). Saturday, June 29, 2019. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Featured Reading, Antieau Gallery. 134 W. Water St., Santa Fe, NM. Thursday, June 27, 2019. 7:00 p.m..
Featured Reading, Antieau Gallery. 927 Royal St., New Orleans, LA. Saturday, April 13, 2019. 2:00 p.m.
Mississippi Community College Creative Writing Association (MCCCWA) Conference, Ridgeland, Mississippi, Poetry contest judge. Poetry Workshop. McGowan Workforce building, Holmes Community College, Ridgeland Campus. Friday, April 12, 2019. 2:00 p.m.
Featured Reading: Arts and Letters Program, Holmes Community College, Ridgeland Campus, Room 126, Science Building East. Ridgeland, MS. Tuesday, April 9, 2019. 12:15 p.m.
Book Launch for NEW chapbook, A Lesson in Possibilities, It Looks Like It's Open (ILLIO) Studio, 13 E. Tulane Rd., Columbus. Saturday, April 6, 2019. 6:00-8:00 p.m,
Creative Writing Workshop with Nancy Kangas, based on works in the Ohio Art Council Riffe Gallery "DUO/TRIO" Exhibition. The Riffe Gallery, 77 S. HIgh St., Columbus. Thursday, March 28, 2019. 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Solstice Poetry Reading: Shadows and Light (one of twelve poets reading, co-sponsored by Glen Helen and Tecumseh Land Trust). Vernet Ecological Center auditorium, 400 Corry St., Yellow Springs, OH. December 7, 2018.
A Resonance of Birds, Poetry Workshop. Lakeland Literary Festival, Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, OH. November 30, 2018.
Co-Feature with Dave Lucas. Dairy Barn Art Center, 8000 Dairy Barn Lane, Athens, OH. October 11, 2018,
A Pair of Birds ("Lessons in the Drinking of Nectar: Hummingbird" and "Blood Feather") High Arts Festival, Poetry. Nightlight Stage, Akron. September 29, 2018.
Spirit Woman: (Dear Harriet Series, #3), High Arts Festival, Visual Art. Summit ArtSpace, Welcome Gallery, 140 E. Market St., Akron. Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018.
Co-Feature with Chuck Salmons, Peripatetic Poets, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and University Center, 30 West Woodruff Ave,, Columbus, OH. September 16, 2018.
Anastasia Prays to the Majority Leader and Bonnie Bunny Recipe Box, Contents Unknown: Magnifying the Mystery of the Unfolding Mystery. Kennedy Heights Art Center, 6546 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati. Opening reception Saturday, Aug 18, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Gallery Walk-Through with the Artists Saturday, Aug. 25, 2:00 p.m.
First Bar Joke (Alt History Series #1), The F-Art Show. The Vanderelli Room, 218 McDowall St., Franklinton. Opening Reception Friday, Aug. 10, 2018.
Laughter as Light in the Darkness; The Role of the Unconscious in the Creative Process (Second Saturday Coffee & Conversation Series). C.G. Jung Association of Central Ohio (JACO), JungHaus, 59 W. Third Ave., Columbus. Saturday, June 9th, 2018.
un∙a∙PAULA∙get∙ic: Solo Exhibition at C. G. Jung Association of Central Ohio (JACO), JungHaus, 59 W. Third Ave., Columbus. April - June 2018. Artist Talk and Reception, Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Co-Feature, with Anna Soter: Peripatetic Poets. Global Gallery Coffee Shop, 3535 N. Main St., Columbus. March 18, 2018.
Co-Feature, with Jason Kaufman: Borderlands: Poetry on the Edge. Main Street Books, 104 N. Main St., Mansfield, OH. Saturday, March 17., 2018.
Featured Reading: Words and Wine, Riders 1812 Inn, 792 Mentor Ave., Painesville, OH, Tuesday, March 13. 6:30 p.m. (To Be Rescheduled!!!)
Co-Feature, with Steve Abbott: Mr. Smith's Coffeehouse, 140 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH. Saturday, March 10th. 2018.
Visual Art: Two pieces included in Main Street Books' Third Annual Monster Painting Show. Main Street Books., 104 N. Main St., Mansfield, OH. Opening Reception February 23rd, 2018.
Featured Reading: The Poetry Forum of Columbus, Bossy Grrrls Pin-Up Joint. 2598 North High St., Columbus. January 22, 2018.
Visual Art: Three pieces included in the Ohio Art League's Thumb Box Exhibition at Franklin Park Conservatory. Nov. 18, 2017-Jan. 3, 2018. Opening Reception Nov. 17, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Visual Art: "Crowns," included in the 2017 Biennial Juried Art Exhibition at Riffe Gallery, Nov 2, 2017-Jan 6, 2018. Opening Reception Thursday, Nov. 2, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Sight of Music: Stratifications. An evening of original poetry and dance. Columbus Cultural Arts Center, 139 W. Main St., Columbus,. Friday, Oct. 20, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
The Poetry Forum of Columbus (with Sarah Trattner and Barb Fiorini). Bossy Grrrls Pin-Up Joint, 2598 North High St., Columbus. May 15th, 7:00 p.m.
Mr. Smith's Coffeehouse (Co-Feature with George Looney!), 140 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH. Saturday, June 18th, 2016. 2:00 p.m.
"When Sexy Isn't: Why 'Hot' Writing Leaves Your Reader Cold." 13th Annual Writers Conference, Columbus State Community College, 315 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, Ohio. Saturday, April 23, 2016.
POSRV: Poetry of the Scioto River Valley, Haskins House, 536 2nd St., Portsmouth, OH. Saturday, April 16, 2016. 6:00 p.m
Performance Art Day, Wild Goose Creative, 2491 Summit St., Columbus. Saturday, April 2, 2016. Event 5:45 p.m. (Event 12-9).
Women Aloud! 2016, Wild Goose Creative, 2491 Summit St., Columbus. Saturday, March 26, 2016. 5:00 p.m.
Peripatetic Poets, (Co-Feature with Larry Smith), Global Gallery Coffee Shop, 3535 N. High St., Columbus. September 20, 2015.
Words and Wine at Your Vine or Mine? 154 Main St., Painesville, Ohio. July 7, 2015.
Poetry and Play: Letting Loose the Unconscious and Finding Your Way Back to Craft: Columbus State Community College Writers Conference, 315 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, Ohio. May 2, 2015.
Poetry in the Stacks Celebration Reception, Wright Memorial Public Library, 1776 Far Hills Ave., Oakwood, OH. April 21, 2015. 7:00 p.m. (“The Furcula Project” Broadside on display for the month of April.)
Women Aloud! 2015: A Benefit for Grrls Rock Columbus, Dude Locker, 517 Hudson St., Columbus, OH, March 28, 2015.
Red Mountain Reading Series (reading and workshop), Jefferson State Community College, Birmingham, Alabama, February 25 and 26, 2015.
Gem City Poetry Stage, Dharma Center of Dayton, 425 Patterson Rd., Dayton, January 25, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
“The Author/Editor Relationship (and What a Small Press Can Do for You!) 41st Annual Sinclair Community College Writer’s Workshop, Dayton, Ohio, November 10, 2014.
The Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery, 77 S. High St., Columbus, Ohio, June 5, 2014. 5:30-7:00 p.m.
“Poetry at Perkins: In Celebration of the Night Sky!” Full/Crescent Press’ benefit reading for Perkins Observatory, 3199 Columbus Pike, Delaware, Ohio, May 31, 2014.
“The Suffering ‘I’ and the Suffering World: Poetry As a Healing Force,” Columbus State Community College Writers Conference, 315 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, Ohio, April 26, 2014.
“Women Aloud!” A Benefit for Grrrls Rock Columbus. Kafe Kerouac, 2250 N. High St., Columbus, Ohio, March 15, 2014.
“1,000 Words/1,000 Moves,” Columbus Cultural Arts Center, October 19, 2013.
Holmes Community College, Ridgeland Campus, Ridgeland, Mississippi, October 15, 2013.
Holmes Community College, Goodman Campus, Goodman, Mississippi, October 14, 2013.
Mississippi Poetry Society Fall Mini Festival, Belhaven University, Jackson, Mississippi, October 12, 2013.
ComFest! (Columbus’ Community Festival) Goodale Park, Friday, June 28, 2013. 6:00 p.m.
The Poets’ Asylum, 910 Main Street, Worcester, MA, Sunday, June 23, 2013. 7:00 p.m.
Poetry After Midnight, First Parish Meeting House, Shirley Common, Shirley, MA, Saturday, June 22, 2013. 6:00 p.m.
Columbus Arts Festival, (Fiction!), Word Is Art stage, Friday, June 7, 2013. 5:40 p.m.
Writers’ Block 2013 Poetry All-Nighter!, Kafe Kerouac, 2250 N. High St., Columbus, Friday, May 17, 2013. 8:00-8:30 p.m. (plus the Haiku Death Match at midnight!)
Beehive Books, Delaware, OH May 2, 2013.
Peripatetic Poets (Co-Feature with Michael Stout), The Gardens at Whetstone Care Center, April 28, 2013.
Borderlands: Poetry on the Edge, Main Street Books, 104 N. Main St., Mansfield, OH, April 20, 2013.
102nd Annual International Women’s Day Celebration Columbus; MaKoy Center, Old Hilliard; March 8, 2013.
Pen and Palette Poetry at Travonna Cafe, February 21, 2013.
The Poetry Forum at Rumba Cafe, January 21, 2013.
Pecha Kucha Columbus, November 8, 2012.
Paging Columbus, OSU Urban Arts Space, June 2012.
Columbus Arts Festival, Word Is Art stage, June 2012.
Writers’ Block Poetry All-Nighter Feature, Kafe Kerouac, May 2012.
Read Aloud, OSU Thompson Library, April 2012.
Columbus Arts Festival, Word Is Art stage, June 2011.
2nd Annual Women’s Showcase (Co-feature with Rae Wallace, Ellie White, Alex Caplinger, and Rachel Wiley): Writing Wrongs Poetry, Urban Spirit Coffee Shop, Columbus, OH: March, 2011.
PoetryElyria (Co-Feature with Louise Robertson and Laraine Seidl)- Jim’s Coffeehouse & Diner, Elyria, OH: Feb., 2011.
Snoetry 2 – A Winter Wordfest: 150 hours of Poetry: Jim’s Coffeehouse & Diner, Elyria, OH: Feb., 2011.
A Celebration of Poetry and Music at SIPS Coffeehouse (Co-Feature with Louise Robertson): Mt. Vernon, OH: Jan., 2011.
Poetry Forum at Rumba Cafe: Columbus, OH: Nov., 2010.
First Draft Poetry Night, hosted by Joanna Schroeder: Kafe Kerouac, Columbus, OH: August, 2010.