Performances & Talks

2018 Schedule of Readings

1/4: SW Laureates, Left of Center Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
1/26: Phoenix Poetry Series featuring the Poets of Finishing Line Press, Phoenix College
2/3: Nasty Women Art Exhibition and Reading, Art Haus, Phoenix, AZ
2/16: Erotica Fest, Alwun House, Phoenix, AZ
3/6: Mayor Stanton’s State of the City Address, Sheraton, Phoenix, AZ
3/22: Jazz + Poetry at the Nash (all women’s edition), Phoenix, AZ
4/21: Poetry on Melrose, Phoenix, AZ
5/5: A Trio of Poets Laureate, Changing Hands Bookstore, Phoenix, AZ
5/11: ASU College of Integrative Sciences and Arts Convocation, Tempe, AZ

 

2018 Schedule of Interactive Events

2/2: First Friday Poetry On Roosevelt Row: Launch of rinky dink press (series four) (407 E. Roosevelt)
2/23: Phoenix Poetry Series (Craft Talk + Reading) featuring Unsellable Inventories (the zine) at Phoenix College (Osborn Campus)
3/2: First Friday Poetry On Roosevelt Row: Women’s Edition on Roosevelt Row (407 E. Roosevelt)
3/23: Phoenix Poetry Series (Craft Talk + Reading) featuring Kelly Nelson (ASU) at Phoenix College (Osborn Campus)
4/6: Poetry-on-Demand on Roosevelt Row (407 E. Roosevelt)
4/7: Poetry-on-Demand at the Tempe Public Library
4/27: Launch of Write On, Downtown, Changing Hands Bookstore (Phoenix)
4/27: Phoenix Poetry Series (Craft Talk + Reading) featuring Giancarlo Huapaya (Cardboard House Press) at Phoenix College (Osborn Campus)
4/28: Poetry-on-Demand at Changing Hands Bookstore (Phoenix)
5/4: First Friday Poetry on Roosevelt Row: Cultural Stories on Roosevelt Row (407 E. Roosevelt)

 

2018 Schedule of Talks & Workshops

1/23: Teen Poetry at Burton Barr
2/3: Zine Workshop, Sun City Poetry Society
2/10: Southwest Editor’s Forum, ASU, Tempe, AZ
2/13 & 2/27: Teen Poetry at Burton Barr
2/22: “Tiny Package, Big Punch: Flash Memoir and the Art of Concision,” Desert Nights, Rising Stars Conference (DNRS), ASU, Tempe, AZ
2/23: “Memoir and the Body” (panel), DNRS, Tempe, AZ
2/24: “Lyrical Resistance: The Power of Ethnographic Poetry,” DNRS, Tempe, AZ
3/7-3-28 (Wednesdays): Anthology Editing & Production, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), ASU Downtown Campus, Phoenix, AZ
4/4-4/25 (Wednesdays): The Art of Healing: Therapeutic Poetry, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), ASU Downtown Campus, Phoenix, AZ
4/9: Poetry by and for the People: A Reading & Talk for Poetry Month, South Mountain Community Library, Phoenix, AZ
4/21: Poetry on Melrose: A Celebration of National Poetry Month, Melrose Curve, Phoenix, AZ
5/16 & 5/23: Flash Memoir, Piper Center for Creative Writing, Tempe, AZ
5/19: Poetry & Small Presses, Phoenix Writer’s Club
5/24-5/27: Phoenix Comicon (2 workshops, a reading, and tabling with rinky dink press!)

 

 

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
10/22: Screening of Birthright: A War Story (the battle for reproductive rights), Scottsdale, AZ
11/3: she(bop), Song Bird Coffee & Tea House, Phoenix, AZ
12/3: House of Bards, Tucson, AZ
12/8: Song Bird Coffee & Tea House, Phoenix, AZ
12/8: Ladies on Fire, Alwun House, Phoenix AZ

 

2017 Schedule of Talks & Workshops

2/7: Phoenix Downtown Neighborhood Alliance, Phoenix, AZ
2/25: “Poetry as Cultural Record, Resistance, and a Means to Social Justice,” Global to Local Conference, ASU, Tempe, AZ
3/28: “Poetically Empowered “ (a talk for National Women’s Month), Omega Phi Chi Multicultural Sorority, ASU, Tempe, AZ
4/3: “Poetry as Cognitive Exploration: A Lyrical Study of Autism,” Tempe Public Library, Tempe, AZ
4/12: “Talking Truth: How to be a Poet,” Vernell Coleman Recreation Center, Phoenix, AZ
4/17: “A Celebration of National Poetry Month,” South Mountain Community College & Library, Phoenix, AZ
4/19: “What’s Your Story? Tell it Through Poetry!” Redfield Elementary, Scottsdale, AZ
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: Teen Poetry at the Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
5/15: “Talking Truth, Inciting Justice: Poetry for the People,” Dia de los Ninos/Libros, ASU, 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: Teen Poetry at 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
9/11 & 9/25: “Flash Memoir,” Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ
9/13: Teen Poetry at South Mountain Library, Phoenix, AZ
9/27: “Banned Poetry” (Part of the Banned Books Week Celebration), South Mountain Library, Phoenix, AZ
9/27, 10/4, 10/11: “The Art of Healing: Therapeutic Poetry,” Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), ASU Downtown Campus, Phoenix, AZ
10/11 & 10/25: Teen Poetry at South Mountain Library, Phoenix, AZ
10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3: “Identity Politics & Poetics: Contemporary Native American Poetry,” OLLI, ASU Downtown Campus, Phoenix, AZ
10/21: Las Vegas Book Festival, Las Vegas, Nevada
10/22: Phx Zine Fest, Phoenix, AZ
10/28: “Therapeutic Poetry & Prose,” Keystone Conference, ASU School of Law, Phoenix, AZ
11/4: “(Micro)Writing the Family: Narrative Poetry & Flash Memoir,” Tempe Book Festival, Tempe, AZ
11/8: Teen Poetry at South Mountain Library, Phoenix, AZ
11/16: “Writing Flash Memoir,” Tempe History Museum, Tempe, AZ
12/13: Teen Poetry at South Mountain Library, Phoenix, AZ