Performances & Talks

2017 Schedule of Readings

1/15: Writer’s Resist, Burton Barr Library, Phoenix, AZ
1/21: Nasty Women Art Exhibit and Reading, Art Haus, Phoenix, AZ
2/25: Erotica Festivus, An Annual Celebration of Erotic Poetry, Music, and Art, Alwun House, Phoenix, AZ
2/25: Launch of Weaving the Threads: Women, Art, Community (a multi-genre collection), The Grand, Phoenix, AZ
4/1: Launch of The Philosophy of Unclean Things, The Clarendon Hotel, Phoenix, AZ
4/8: Late Night with Russ Kazmierczak, Space 55, Phoenix, AZ
4/16: On the Margins Storytelling Series, The Hive, Phoenix, AZ
4/25: State of the City Address, The Sheraton Grand Hotel, Phoenix, AZ
5/12: College of Integrative Science and the Arts Convocation, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
6/2: First Friday (sponsored by Nevada Humanities), Las Vegas, NV
6/7: Gwendolyn Brooks: Centennial Birthday Tribute, The Nash, Phoenix, AZ
6/20: Summer Solstice Celebration, Burton Barr Library, Phoenix, AZ
6/21: AZ Public Defender’s Conference, Phoenix, AZ
7/22: Desert Sage Library 20th Anniversary Celebration, Phoenix, AZ
7/28: Launch of Unsellable Inventories (a multi-genre zine), Fillmore Coffee, Phoenix, AZ
8/5: Three Women, One Guitar, Talebu Coffee & Wine Café, Chandler, AZ

 

2017 Schedule of Talks & Workshops

2/7: Poetry & Community, Phoenix Downtown Neighborhood Alliance, Phoenix, AZ
2/25: Poetry as Cultural Record, Resistance, and a Means to Social Justice, Local to Global Global to Local Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
3/28: Poetically Empowered: The lyrical journey to cultural awareness & selfhood (a talk for Women’s History Month), Omega Phi Chi Multicultural Sorority, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
April 3rd: Poetry as Cognitive Exploration: A Lyrical Study in Autism, Tempe Public Library, Tempe, AZ
4/12: Talking Truth: How to be a Poet, Matthew Henson Bookworm Group/Vernell Coleman Recreation Center, Phoenix, AZ
4/17: Poetic Truth: The New Creativity (a talk for National Poetry Month), South Mountain Community College & Library, Phoenix, AZ
4/19: What’s Your Story? Tell it through Poetry!, Redfield Elementary, Scottsdale, AZ April 4/27: Roberto Echavarren and the Politics of Translation (moderator), Burton Barr Library, Phoenix, AZ
5/4: Why Poetry Matters, Vortex Creative Writing Awards, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, AZ
5/10: Open Mind/Open Mic (inaugural teen poetry event at the Phoenix Art Museum), Phoenix, AZ
5/15: Talking Truth, Inciting Justice: Poetry for the People, Dia de los Ninos/Libros, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
5/16: Our City, Our Voices: Why Poetry Matters, Pan-American Charter School, Phoenix, AZ
5/23 & 5/30: Flash Memoir, Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ
6/27: New PHX Voices (a monthly workshop and open mic for teens), Burton Barr Library, Phoenix, AZ
7/17 & 7/24: Flash Memoir, Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ
8/9 & 8/23: Teen Poetry at South Mountain Library, Phoenix, AZ
9/2: AZ Poetry Society, Sun City Chapter, Peoria, AZ
9/13 & 9/27: Teen Poetry at South Mountain Library, Phoenix, AZ
10/11 & 10/25: Teen Poetry at South Mountain Library, Phoenix, AZ
10/21: Vegas Valley Book Festival, Las Vegas, Nevada
10/28: Keystone Public Defender’s Family Workshop, ASU School of Law, Phoenix, AZ
10/29: Phx Zine Fest, Phoenix, AZ
11/4: Tempe Book Festival, Tempe, AZ
11/16: Tempe Historical Society, Tempe, AZ