Events listed in reverse chronologic order — please page down to avoid missing anything.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 (beginning at 9:30 am) through Saturday, April 6, 2019 (!:00 pm), Scissortail Creative Writing Festival, East Central University, Ada, OK. I will be one of more than 5o authors and poets reading at this event and will be reading from my newest poetry book, Stage Whispers. Current United States Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith, is one of the keynote speakers.
Sunday, December 2, 2018, 2:00-4:00 pm: Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 East Douglas Wichita, Kansas 67218 (316) 682-1181. Local Literary Festival. Join me and seven other authors including fellow poets Michael Page and Diane Wahto. We will sign and inscribe books and discuss our writing. Nothing like a personalized book by a local author to please Holiday gift recipients. Please join us.
Saturday, July 28, 2018, 1:00-3:00 p.m.: Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, KS. Numerous authors reading from KANSAS TIME+PLACE (Little Balkans Press, 2017). List of poets who will read currently includes:
Kansas Poets Laureate Denise Low-Weso, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and Wyatt Townley, as well as James Benger, Huascar Medina, Sarah Worrel, Lori Baker Martin, Julie Sellers, Annette Billings, Tara Rhiannon Bartley, Pat Daneman, Ronda Miller, Dan Pohl, Roy Beckemeyer, Eve Ott, Anne Haehl, Kelly Johnston, Leah Sewell, and Carolyn Hall. Please join us and pick up a copy of this marvelous book, and have it signed by the poets.
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 8:00 p.m.: Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS (details concerning specifics of venue forthcoming). Numerous authors reading from KANSAS TIME+PLACE (Little Balkans Press, 2017). List of poets who will read currently includes Roy Beckmeyer, Cody Shrum, Lori Baker Martin, Sarah Chenoweth, Ronda Miller, Melissa Fite Johnson, Heather Mydosh, Tayler Klein-Shepard, Diane Wahto, Iris Craver, Jennifer White, Laura Lee Washburn, Roland Sodowsky, Julie Ramon, J. T. Knoll, and Kelly Johnston. Please join us and pick up a copy of this marvelous book, and have it signed by the poets.
April 5-7, 2018: I will be reading from my new chapbook, Amanuensis Angel (Spartan Press, 2018) at the 13th Annual Scissortail Creative Writing Festival at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. A three-day event with more than 50 readers, this year’s headliners are George Bilgere and Jeannette Calhoun Mish. I will read on Thursday, April 5, 2018, as the last of five readers in Session V, 3:30-4:45 p.m., Eastep Auditorium.
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 1:00-3:00 p.m.: Ellen Plumb’s City Bookstore, 1101 Commercial St., Emporia, Ks. Numerous authors reading from KANSAS TIME+PLACE (Little Balkans Press, 2017). List of poets who will read currently includes Kansas Poets Laureate Kevin Rabas, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, and Denise Low-Weso, as well as Roy Beckemeyer, Eve Ott, Iris Craver, Sarah Worrel, Ronda Miller, Tyler Robert Sheldon, Diane Wahto, Michelle Pond, Ronda Miller, Chris McKinney, and Kelly W. Johnston. Please join us and pick up a copy of this marvelous book, and have it signed by the poets.