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Please see I Wanna Be Loved by You: Poems on Marilyn Monroe page for anthology group readings


I’m reading Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 4:30 PM, Gibson’s Bookstore, 45 S Main St, Concord, NH with Margo Taft Stever and John Perrault (in-person event)


I’m reading Sunday, April 2, 2023, 4 PM, Hudson Valley Writers Center, Philipse Manor Train Station, with other poets from Broadstone Books and the Hudson Valley Writers Center to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Broadstone Books (in-person event)


I’m reading Sunday March 12, 2023, 4:40 PM, One Breath Rising. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.


I’m reading Friday, January 6, 2023, 7:30 PM, Words Out Loud, with Margo Taft Stever. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.


I’m reading Wednesday, January 4, 2023, 6 PM EST, Red Wheelbarrow Reading Series, with Myra Malkin and Margo Taft Stever. location TBA


I’m reading Thursday, Dec 8, 2022, 6 PM EST, Mercantile Library, 414 Walnut Street #1100, Cincinnati, OH with Margo Taft Stever and Don Bogen. (in-person event)


I’m reading Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022, 6 PM EST, Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St., Frankfort, KY with Margo Taft Stever, Jeff Worley, and Richard Taylor. (in-person event)


I’m reading Thursday, Nov 17, 2022, 6-7 PM EST, Emily Dickinson Museum, with Margo Taft Stever and Indran Amirthanayagam. Please contact me for a Zoom link.


I’m reading Wednesday, Nov 16, 2022, 7:30 PM, Next Year’s Words, Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main Street, New Paltz, NY with Margo Taft Stever (in-person event)



I’m reading Sunday, Nov 13, 2022, 7 PM EST, W-E Poets of the Pandemic and Beyond. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Saturday, Oct 29, 2022, 2 PM EST, Brownstone Poets with Margo Taft Stever and Amy Barone. Please contact me for a Zoom link.  


I’m reading Wednesday, Oct 26, 2022, 1 PM EST, Hudson Valley Writers Center for Lindblad Expeditions / National Geographic Hudson River cruises, with Vincent Bell and Mervyn Taylor. (in-person event)



I’m reading Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022, 7 PM EST, Grolier Poetry Book Shop,  6 Plympton Street, Cambridge, MA, with Margo Taft Stever, Aaron Caycedo-Kimura, and Mervyn Taylor. (in-person event)



I’m reading Thursday, September 29, 2022, 6 PM Jefferson Market Library with other Broadstone Books poets, 425 Sixth Avenue, NY, NY (in-person event)



I’m reading Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 10 PM EST, PoetryBridgeLIVE with Liz Marlow and Aaron Caycedo-Kimura. Please contact me for a Zoom link.



I’m reading Monday, Sept 19, 2022, 6:30 PM ESTFree Library of Philadelphia, with Margo Taft Stever, Parkway Central Library, Philadelphia. Please register via Eventbrite https://mondaypoets.eventbrite.com/.



I’m reading Saturday, Sept 10, 2022, 12:30 PM, New York City Poetry Festival, Governor’s Island with Myra Malkin and Margo Taft Stever (in-person event)



I’m reading Wednesday, July 13, 2022, Longfellow Garden, 4 PM, with Margo Taft Stever, Betsy Sholl, and Sally Bliumis-Dunn. (in-person event)


I’m reading Tuesday, July 12, 2022, Biddeford Pool Community Center, 2 Yates Street, Biddeford Pool, Maine, with Margo Taft Stever, Betsy Sholl, and Lisa Barstow. (in-person event)


I’m reading Thursday, June 9, 2022, 9 PM EST, Parkland Poets with Sally Bliumis-Dunn and Margo Taft Stever. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Sunday, June 5, 2022: 1:30 PM. The Persistence of Cormorants Reading Series, Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club, with Myra Malkin, Mervyn Taylor, and Margo Taft Stever, 165 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY.



I’m reading Thursday, April 28, 2022, 12-1 PM EST, Stockbridge Library with Margo Taft Stever. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Monday, April 25th, 2022, 7 PM EST, KGBBar, Broadstone Books Poets with New Books, with Margo Taft Stever, Myra Malkin, Mervyn Taylor, and Karren LaLonde Alenier. (in-person event)



I’m reading Thurs, April 21, 2022, 6 PM EST, Voices of Poetry, McNally Jackson Bookstore, with Kathleen Aguero, Nicole Hefner Calihan, George Guida, and Jennifer Corella Martelli, 4 Fulton Street, South St Seaport. (in-person event)



I’m reading Sunday April 10, 2022, 3 PM EST, Cultivating Voices. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Saturday, April 9, 2022, 11 AM EST, for PWSI,  Poets & Writers Studio International. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Thursday, April 7, 2022, 7-8:30 PM EST, Red-Headed Stepchild w. Margo Taft Stever. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Friday April 1, 2022, 7 PM EST, CAPS First Friday. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Monday March 21, 2022, 6 PM EST, Poets of Broadstone Press, SMOL Online Book Fair with Margo Taft Stever, Ann Lauinger, and Mervyn Taylor. www.smolfair.com



I’m reading Sat March 19, 2022, 2 PM EST, Verse-Virtual with Carolyne Wright and Dick Westheimer. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Saturday March 12, 2022, 11:30 AM EST,  River Read Series in Red Bank. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Sunday, March 6, 2022, 7 PM EST, Mercy Street Readings, with Darren C. Demaree, Holly Cress-Moeller, Ayesha Rates, and Hannah Baker Saltmarsh. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Friday Feb 26,2022, 5 PM Lit Balm with Carolyne Wright, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, and Lillo Way. Please contact me for a Zoom link.



I’m reading Wednesday Feb 23,2022, 7 PM Poets vs the Pandemic, with Le Hinton and Myra Malkin. Please contact me for a Zoom link.



I’m reading Saturday January 22, 2022, 4 PM EST, Broadstone Books: new books on Zoom with Indran Amirthanayagam and Myra Malkin. Please contact broadstonemediakentucky@gmail.com for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Sunday, Dec 5, 2021: 4 PM Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, NY, NY, with Stephanie Laterza.



I’m reading Saturday, Sept 18, 2021: 2:00 PM Satura Park @ 122nd Street & Riverside Drive, with Nick Flynn, Alicia Striker, Donna Masini, Iain Haley Pollock, Deborah Paradez, Sean Singer, Rosebud Ben-One, Mervyn Taylor, JP Howard, Spencer Reece, Leah Umansky, Philip F. Clark, Chris Campanioni, Ellen Kombiyil, and Arden Levine.



I’m reading Sunday, Sept 12, 2021: 1:30 PM. The Persistence of Cormorants Reading Series, Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club, with Jennifer Franklin and Lynn McGee, 165 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY.



I’m reading Saturday, July 31, 2021: 7 PM. Turning Points. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Wednesday, May 5, 2021: 7 PM. Broadstone Books Poets, Red Wheelbarrow Series, Williams Center for the Arts, with Mervyn Taylor and Philip Brady. One Williams Plaza, Rutherford, New Jersey. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Saturday, April 10, 2021: 11 AM. Poets & Writers Studio International, hosted by Indran Amirthanayagam and Sudeep Sen. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 1 PM, Medicine for the Soul Series, Stockbridge Library, John Gillespie. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Sunday, March 7, 2021, 7:00 PM. I’m Speaking: Poems to be Heard. Jojo Compton, host. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Saturday, February 27, 2021, 7:30 PM. Palisades Poetry Series, with Patricia McKernon Runkle, Denise La Neve, host. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading February 17, 2021, 10:00 PM. Poetry Bridge. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Friday, February 12, 2021, 8:00 PM. The Greatest Indoor Reading Series, Noley Reid, host. Zoom code is 728 9321 2031.



I’m reading Saturday, February 6, 2021, 6 PM, as part of a Milk and Cake Press authors reading. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Friday, February 5, 2021, 7:30 PM, CAPS Monthly, Mike Jurkovic host. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Saturday, January 30, 2021, 2:00 PM, Brownstone Poets. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Saturday, December 19, 2020, 5:00 PM, Lit Balm. us04web.zoom.us/j/461603228



I’m reading Saturday, December 12, 2020, 4:30 PM with Mervyn Taylor, Lunar Walk Reading Series. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Friday, December 4, 2020, 7:30PM Words Out Loud. Zoom meeting ID: 876 4770 1054.



I’m reading Monday, November 9, 2020, 7 PM with Amy Lemmon, Lynn McGee, and Margo Taft Stever at KGBBar. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Sunday Nov 1, 2020, 4:00 PM with Elana Bell and Mervyn Taylor at Lit Youngstown. YouTube



I’m reading Wednesday, October 21, 2020 7:30 PM Next Year’s Words (hosted by Susan Chute). Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Saturday, October 17, 2020, 4 PM, Broadstone Books Launch, with Philip Brady, Mervyn Taylor, and Michael Joyce. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 10:30 PM. Cobalt Poets, Zoom link is on this page.



I’m reading Monday, September 7, 2020, 3 PM. Raising Lilly Ledbetter anthology reading. Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/slyoly/videos/10157985680884132



I’m reading Wednesday, September 2, 2020: 8 PM. Quintessential Listening, hosted by Michael Anthony Ingram. Call-in Number: 646-787-1631, www.blogtalkradio.com/ql_p.



I’m reading Sunday, August 16, 2020: 3 PM. New Book Showcase, CV Live 3:00 PM, Facebook Live.



I’m interviewed Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 3:30 PM. Bar Crawl Radio, “Poetry, What Is It Good For?” with Charles Brandt and Mervyn Taylor. Bar Crawl Radio



I’m reading Thursday, August 6, 2020, 7 PM. Book Launch with Redheaded Stepchild. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 7 PM. Poets vs the Pandemic Series. Please register for a Crowdcast link here



I’m reading Thursday, July 23, 2020, 6:30 PM with Jami Macarty and Dayna Patterson at Walt Whitman Birthplace. Please register for a Zoom link here: Registration



I’m reading Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 7 PM Cristina Chiu’s Let’s Talk Books, Authors Launching Books During Covid-19 Series. Link to Facebook Live



I’m reading Sunday, July 12, 2020, 3 PM. Tompkins Corner Cultural Center’s Poets’ Corner Series. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Friday, June 26 2020, 8 PM with Lynn McGee at Read It Again Bookstore, Suwanee, GA on Zoom. Please contact me for a Streamyard link to the reading.



I’m reading Sunday, June 7, 2020, 6 PM. Cultivating Voices, Facebook Live.



I’m reading Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 7 PM, PNW Interview series, Western Washington University, interview, Tuesday June 2, 4-5 PM (Pacific Time), 7-8 PM (Eastern Time) Interviewed by Dayna Patterson. Please register at Western C.A.R.E.S Interview/Reading Series.



I’m reading Sunday, May 24, 2020, 4 PM. As We Keep Our Social Distance: Virtual Poet’s Stage on Zoom. Please contact me for an Eventbrite invite.



I’m reading Sunday, May 24, 2020, 11 AM with Amy Holman, Poetry Readings at the Oceanside Library. Please contact me for a GoToMeeting link.



I’m reading Sunday, May 17, 2020, 1 PM. Cultivating Voices, Facebook Live.



I’m reading Saturday, May 16, 2020, 7 PM. Cordella Launch Reading. Please contact me for a Crowdcast link invite.



I’m reading Sunday, May 3, 2020, 4 PM with Lynn McGee and Sean Nevin, Slapering Hol Press Reading Series on Zoom. Please register at Slapering Hol Press Reading Series for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Saturday May 2, 2020, 7 PM with Indran Amirthanayagam and Ana Cipri, Don Krieger’s Poetry Series. Please contact me for a Zoom link invite.



I’m reading Saturday, April 4, 2020, 12 Noon, hosted by Christi Craig, publisher of Hidden Timber Books on Zoom. Please register for free at: Register for Zoom Reading Zoom will automatically download when you begin your first Zoom meeting.



I’m reading Monday, November 4, 2019, 7 PM with Margo Taft Stever. Café Muse Literary Salon, The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda, Maryland.



I’m reading Saturday, November 2, 2019, 6 PM with Margo Taft Stever. Private salon reading at the home of Indran Amirthanayagam, Rockville, Maryland. Please contact for details.



I’m reading Friday, November 1, 2019, 7 PM with Margo Taft Stever. Chop Suey Books, 2913 W. Cary St., Richmond, Virginia.



I’m reading Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 PM with Peter Nickowitz, Karen Karpowich, and Margaret McCarthy at the English Speaking Union,  144 East 39th Street, New York, NY.



I’m reading at the Americas Poetry Festival of New York, Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 6:00 PM, City College Downtown, Cunard Building, 25 Broadway, Floor 7, New York, NY.



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I’m reading Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 7 PM with Lisa Andrews, Madeleine Barnes, Michael Broder, Amy Holman, Gerry LaFemina, Sanjana Nair, Carl Rosenstock, Hilary Sideris, Jason Schneiderman, Michael Young, and Gerald Wagoner at The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boat House, 165 2nd Street, Brooklyn, NY.



I’m reading Saturday, May 18, 2019, 1-3 PM slot at the Sleepy Hollow Lit Festival, Hudson Valley Writers’ Center, Sleepy Hollow, NY.



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I’m reading Monday, April 22, 2019, 7 PM with Margo Taft Stever. Poetry at the Port, 7912 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland.



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I’m reading Saturday, April 20, 2019, 11:30-1:00 PM with Margo Taft Stever and Michelle Poulos at the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association meetings, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington Room 6, 2600 Woodley Road, Washington DC.



I’m reading Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7:00-9:00 PM with Carol Kner, Toni Mergentime Levi, Meredith Trede, and Chocolate Waters at Local 138, 138 Ludlow St, New York, NY.



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I’m reading Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 7:15 PM. Lifelines, 2019, The Poetry of Human Rights, Parallel Event @ UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63), Vartan Room, Armenian Convention Center, 630 2nd Ave @ 35th St., New York, NY.