My apologies. This page is terribly out of date. I lost a lot of data and have not reconstructed it. I’ll work on that soon.


2014 Schedule

Feb. 26-Mar 1
AWP Convention book signing for BOA  (time and place TBA)

April 12
Keynote Speaker, A Rally of Writers, Lansing, MI (time and place TBA)

2013 Schedule

April 12
Book Launch for Growing Old in Poetry: Two Poet, Two Lives, Traverse Area District Library, 4-6 p.m.

Sept 28
National Writers Series “You Are Hear” project. My poem and audio at Brilliant Books in Traverse City.

Reading at Dog Ear Books, Northport, MI, 12:00

October 12
Book Launch Party: 
No Need of Sympathy (BOA Editions), poems. Brilliant Books, 7:00 pm.

October 19
Workshop on poetry and art at the Michigan Legacy Art Park , Saturday, October 19  from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

November 7
Old Mission Women’s Book Club, First Congregational Church, Center Road, Old Mission Peninsula, 12:40 p.m.

November 13
Interlochen Arts Academy presentation with Bill Allen, poems and sculptures, The Writers” House, 3:00

2012 Schedule 

Feb 8
Central Lake Book Club, Central Lake, MI District Library, 12:00

Feb 28-Mar 3
Associated Writers Convention, Chicago, IL, panelist, “Sex, Drugs, & Rock and Roll II: Handling Tough Subjects in the Workshop. Details TBA

March 23
Women in Art Exhibition, Frankfort, MI. Poetry Reading and reception,  5:30-7:30

April 12
Reading with Jack Ridl, Brilliant Books, Traverse City, MI 7:00

May 10
Benzie C. PEO reading, time and place TBA

May 16
TEDx speaker, Millikan Auditorium, Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI

May 19
Zonta Women’s Club, reading and discussion, Charleviox, MI

June 21
Panelist, “Up in Michigan,” International Hemingway Society, Petosky, MI ( for details)

June 22
Reading at Dog Ears Books, Northport, MI, 2:00

June 27
Reading at McLean & Eakin’s Bookstore, Petoskey, MI

Aug 5-15
Faculty, Rainier Writing Workshop’s residency, Tacoma, WA

Sept 6
Books & Brie Book Club, Alden, MI

Oct 8
Reading at Wellspring Literary Series, Mt. Pleasant, MI





2011 Schedule

February 3-5
AWP Convention, Washington, DC; Panelist on Friday, Feb. 4, 9:00 a.m. in Hotel Marriott. “Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll: Exploring the Risque in the Poetry Workshop.”

February 6
Reading at Kent County library, Dover, Delaware, 4:00

February 7
Poetry reading, Lewes Library, Lewes, Delaware, 7:00

February 9
Poetry reading, University of Delaware, Memorial Hall, Newark, Delaware, time TBA

February 10
Workshop, Newark, Delaware, 9:30 a.m.-12:30. More info TBA.

March 16
Reading, Benzie Shores District Library, Frankfort, MI, 7:00 

April 20
Reading and book signing at Traverse City District Library, 7:00

April 21
Reading and talk at Kingsley Library, Kingsley, MI, 7:30.

June 2-6
Faculty at Bear River Writers Conference, Walloon Lake, MI. See the Bear River website for detais.

June 20-23
Interlochen Writers Retreat faculty. Teaching several classes and giving readings. See Interlochen Writers Retreat website for details.

July 2
Reading and book signing at Adams Madams, 2385 S.Main St., Central Lake, MI . Call 231-544-2770 for info.

August 7-11
Faculty at Rainier Writing Program, Pacifc Luthern University, Tacoma, WA.

Oct 1
Private book club event, Central Lake, MI

Nov 11
Poetry workshop, “Courting the Muse” event, Northwestern Michigan College.