Performances & Talks

2020 Readings & Events

1/31: A Night with the Phoenix Poet Laureate, Arizona Humanities, Phoenix, AZ

2/21: Erotica Music and Poetry Fest, Alwun House, Phoenix, AZ

2/22: City, State, Nation: Poets Laureate of the Southwest, Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference, Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, ASU

2/29: Host/MC, Hotter than the Sun Youth Poetry Festival (sponsored by AZ Masters of Poetry), Phoenix College

3/5: In Celebration of Women Opening Reception, Herberger Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

4/4: Hearts for Art Telethon, AZ Citizens for the Arts (online)

4/15: AZ Poets Speak: Revolutionary Love (sponsored by AZ Humanities)

4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24: Phoenix Poetry Series (virtual edition)

4/29: AZ Poets Speak: Disappearing Landscapes (sponsored by AZ Humanities) (online)

5/1: 14th annual launch of Write On, Downtown, A Journal of Phoenix Writing (online)

 

2020 Talks & Workshops

1/30: Arts-Based Research (HIS 328), ASU DPC

2/21: Lyrical Therapy: Clinical and Nonclinical Applications of Poetry in Healthcare/Self-Care, Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference, ASU

2/21: Secrets from Agents and Editors: Here’s What to Know in Today’s Publishing World, Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference, ASU

3/13: Journal/Small Press Editing (skype), Hunger Mountain editorial board/MFA program, Vermont College of Fine Arts

4/1: Dickinson’s fascicles and the feminist politics of zine culture (ENG 431) (zoom), ASU West

4/16: Arts-Based Research Workshop (HIS 328) (zoom), ASU DPC

4/16 Maximizing your Online Potential as Writers (zoom), Mesa Book Festival/Anthology Inc.

5/12 & 5/19: Poetic Therapy: Writing Through Trauma (zoom), Changing Hands Bookstore

6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25: Disruption, Subversion, & Agency: A Brief History of Zines (zoom), Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at ASU

 

National Poetry Month (2019)

  • The Revival of Poetry (Osher Lifelong Learning class), every Thursday at noon, ASU Downtown (Mercado)
  • First Friday Poetry on Roosevelt Row ft. AMPlified youth poets and coaches, 4/5
  • The PBC (Phoenix Biomedical Campus) Living Library, 4/9
  • Hotter than the Sun Youth Poetry Festival (semifinals), 4/10
  • Birds & Bards: A Benefit for Audubon AZ, Changing Hands Tempe, 4/13
  • AZ Humanities 2019 Awards Reception, Mesa Arts Center, 4/14
  • South Mountain Community Library, 4/15
  • Paradise Valley Community College, 4/16
  • Teacher/Coach Slam at The Coronado, Phoenix, 4/22
  • Launch of Write On, Downtown, Changing Hands Phoenix, 4/26
  • Phoenix Poetry Series at Fillmore Coffee, 4/26
  • Maricopa County Community College Creative Writing Awards, Orpheum Theater, 4/30

 

2019 Readings

1/19: Arizona State Society Annual Awards Luncheon, Sun City Country Club
1/25: Phoenix Poetry Series at Fillmore Coffee (Host)
2/1: First Friday Poetry on Roosevelt Row (Host)
2/15: Erotic Poetry and Music Festivus at the Alwun House (Host)
2/22: Phoenix Poetry Series (Host)
2/23: rinky dink press: punk rock poetry (reading and talk) at Desert Nights, Rising Stars Literary Festival, ASU
3/1: First Friday Poetry on Roosevelt Row (Host)
3/9: Geology of Sprit Opening Reading at Holland Gallery
3/22: Phoenix Poetry Series at Fillmore Coffee (Host)
4/5: First Friday Poetry on Roosevelt Row (Host)
4/7: Women’s Collaborative concert at Katzin Hall, ASU
4/13: Birds and Bards: A Poetry Month/Audubon Celebration at Changing Hands Phoenix
4/26: Launch of Write On, Downtown at Changing Hands Phoenix (Host)
4/26: Phoenix Poetry Series at Fillmore Coffee (Host)

 

2019 Talks & Workshops

2/26: Creative Writing Club at Palo Verde Middle School
2/27: Geology of Spirit: The Process of Poetic/Photographic Collaboration, Paradise Valley Community College
3/4-3/25: The Revival of Poetry: A Guided Tour by the Phoenix Poet Laureate, Osher Lifelong Learning on the Downtown campus (Thursdays)
3/5: Creative Writing class at North High School
3/30: Punk Rock Presses (moderator and panelist), AWP, Portland, OR
4/6: Poetry & Poses, Totem Yoga
4/9: Human Book for the Human Library, NAU/ASU Biomedical Campus
TBD: Poetry Month Celebration at Paradise Valley Community College
TBD: Poetry Month Celebration at South Mountain Community Library

 

2018 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
7/13: Space 55, Phoenix, AZ
10/25: Launch of T.S. Eliot to a Bird by David Chorlton (opening reader) Burton Barr Library, Phoenix, AZ,
12/11: ASU College of Integrative Sciences and Arts Convocation, Tempe, AZ
12/14: Caffeine Corrido at {9} The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

 

2018 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
3/13 & 3/27: Teen Poetry at Burton Barr
4/4-4/25 (Wednesdays): The Art of Healing: Therapeutic Poetry, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), ASU Downtown Campus, Phoenix, AZ
4/6: Poetry-on-Demand on Roosevelt Row (407 E. Roosevelt)
4/7: Poetry-on-Demand at the Tempe Public Library
4/9: Poetry by and for the People: A Reading & Talk for Poetry Month, South Mountain Community Library, Phoenix, AZ
4/10 & 4/24: Teen Poetry at Burton Barr
4/21: Poetry on Melrose: A Celebration of National Poetry Month, Melrose Curve, Phoenix, AZ
4/27: Launch of Write On, Downtown, Changing Hands Books, Phoenix, AZ
4/28: Poetry-on-Demand: Indie Bookstore Day, Changing Hands Books, Phoenix, AZ
5/16 & 5/23: Flash Memoir, Piper Center for Creative Writing, Tempe, AZ
5/19: Poetry & Small Presses, Phoenix Writer’s Club
5/26 & 5/27: STEAM Team Workshops (science & poetry), Comicon, Phoenix, AZ
6/24: Poetry-on-Demand: Typewriter Day, Changing Hands Books, Phoenix, AZ
8/8 & 8/15: Flash Memoir, Changing Hands Books, Tempe, AZ
9/16: Small Press Panel, N. AZ Book Fest, Flagstaff, AZ
9/24: Banned Books Event, South Mountain Library, Phoenix, AZ
10/10: Social Embeddedness Brown Bag, ASU Downtown Phoenix campus
10/28: Phx Zine Fest, Phoenix, AZ
11/8: Phoenix Symphony Young Professionals Network, Phoenix, AZ
11/15: Phoenix Writer’s Network, Phoenix, AZ
11/30: Geology of Spirit Pre-Exhibition Talk/Reading, ASU Downtown
12/1: KJZZ Storyfest, Glendale, AZ