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
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