I do readings and workshops specializing in poetry of the body and poetry of disability. If you would like me to do a reading or workshop at your venue, university, or school, please use the contact form on this website.

 

COMING UP

Not Invisible: Editors of Literary Journals Speak Out on Disability
and Building Inclusive Writing Communities

With: Marlena Chertock, Michael Northen, Sheila McMullin, and Sheryl Rivett
When: 10 Feb 2017
Where: AWP Conference,  Room 204C, Washington Convention Center, Level Two
When: 3-4:15PM


PAST

bonfire Reading series

With: Ellen McGrath Smith, The Singing Nettles
When: 12 Nov 2016
Where: Black St., Pittsburgh, PA

STAGHORN CAFE READING SERIES

With: Blaine Martin, Laurin Wolf
When: 27 Aug 2016
Where: Staghorn Café, Pittsburgh, PA 

SUNDRESS POETS READ AT HEMINGWAY'S

With: Margaret Bashaar, Jennifer Jackson-Berry, and Erin Elizabeth Smith
When: 12 Jul 2016
Where: Hemingway's Café, Pittsburgh, PA 

SOUTH SIDE ART CRAWL

With: Tess Barry, Bri Griffith, Laurin Wolf, + 8 more...
When: 6 Jun 2016
Where: Carnegie Library, SouthSide Branch, Pittsburgh, PA 

SUITES FOR THE MODERN DANCER BOOK LAUNCH

With: Angele Ellis, Ellen McGrath Smith
When: 2 Jun 2016
Where: Té Café, Pittsburgh, PA

CRIPPING THE INTERSECTIONS: READINGS PROBING DISABILITY AND IDENTITY

With: Jim Ferris, Mike Northen, L. Lamar Wilson, Kathi Wolfe
When: 14 Apr, 2016
Where: Split This Rock Conference, Charles Sumner School Museum & Archives, Washington, DC

SUNDRESS PUBLICATIONS AT AWP

With many amazing Sundress authors!
When: 31 Mar, 2016
Where: The Lexington, Los Angeles, CA

WRITING POEMS FROM THE BODY: A WORKSHOP

Rooster Moans Poetry Cooperative
When: 2-29 Nov, 2015
Where: Enroll here.
Class size: 12

HEALTH & MEDICINE, BODY & MIND

With: Gail Goepfert , Teresa McMahon, Katy Richey, Alix Anne Shaw, and Ranee Zaporski
When: 2 Aug, 2015
Where: Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL


HEMINGWAY'S READING SERIES

With: David Ades, Joan Bauer, Gene Hirsch, Sheila Carter Jones, and Joseph Karasek
When: 14 Jul, 2015
Where: Hemingway's Bar, Pittsburgh, PA
 

prosody radio series

When: 18 Apr 2015
Where: 90.5 WESA (NPR affiliate), Pittsburgh, PA [podcast]
 

WOMEN WRITE RESISTANCE TWO YEAR BIRTHDAY PARTY at AWP

With: Sarah Chavez, Sarah Henning, Larissa Schmailo, Madeline Wiseman, and 9 more
When: 11 Apr, 2015
Where: The Crooked Pint, Minneapolis, MN
 

QUAINT ISSUE 4 LAUNCH PARTY AT AWP

With: Julie Brooks Barbour, Jean Ho, Sara Leavens, Sarah Xerta, and 9 more
When: 10 Apr, 2015
Where: Address TBA, Minneapolis, MN
 

RED DOG READING SERIES

With: Sheila Carter-Jones
When: 7 Apr, 2015
Where: Pitt Book Center, Pittsburgh, PA
 

ART+POETRY: A LES FEMMES FOLLES SALON

With: Sarah Chavez, Laura Madeline Wiseman, Sally Deskins, and 3 more
When: 23 Mar, 2015
Where: Morgantown, WV

MADFRIDAYS READING SERIES

With: Emily Mohn-Slate
When: 13 Feb, 2015
Where: Delanies, Pittsburgh, PA

 

WOMEN WRITE RESISTANCE READING, INDIANA WRITERS' CONSORTIUM CONFERENCE

With: Shevaun Brannigan, Meg Day, Sara Henning, Larissa Shmailo, Mary Stone, Laura Madeline Wiseman
When: 11 Oct 2014
Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Merillville, IN

 

I DON'T KNOW WHAT I WOULD DO IF I COULDN'T SPEAK MY MIND

With: Ervin Dyer, Jay Carson, Sheila Squillante and 32 more
When: 14 Sep 2014
Where: City of Asylum, PIttsburgh, PA

 

MADWOMEN ANTHOLOGY RELEASE PARTY

With: Doralee Brooks, Kay Comini, and ten more
When: 2 May 2014
Where: Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA

 

HUNGRY SPHINX READING SERIES

With: Arlan Hess
When: 18 Mar 2014
Where: Sphinx Café, Pittsburgh, PA

 

WRITERS' CAFÉ SERIES (WORKSHOP: WRITING THE BODY)

With: Katie Booth
When: 7 Feb 2014
Where: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

 

ENCHANTED GARDEN READING SERIES

When: 11 Sep 2013
Where: Enchanted Garden, Pittsburgh, PA

 

VERSIFY READING SERIES

With: Renee Alberts, Michelle Stoner
When: 17 Aug 2013
Where: East End Book Exchange, Pittsburgh, PA

 

MADFRIDAYS READING SERIES

With: Bernadette Ulsamer
When: 18 Jan 2013
Where: Delanie's, Pittsburgh, PA

 

 PROSODY RADIO SERIES

With: Ellen McGrath Smith (discussing Beauty Is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability)
When: 8 Sep 2012
Where: 90.5 WESA (NPR affiliate), Pittsburgh, PA [podcast]

 

STRANGE ANIMALS READING SERIES: TWO BLIND POETS

With: Andrew Sydlik
When: 8 Jul 2012
Where: Hambones, Pittsburgh, PA

 

HEMINGWAY'S READING SERIES

With: Tim Esias, Roberta Hatcher, Joseph Karasek, Richard St. John
When: 3 Jul 2012
Where: Heminway's, Pittsburgh, PA

 

EQUANIMITY: PEACEMAKERS POETRY SERIES

With: Angele Ellis, Roberta Hatcher, Liane Norman
When: 14 Jun 2012
Where: Big Idea Books, Pittsburgh, PA

 

HUNGRY SPHINX READING SERIES

With: Shaina Bazyk
When: 10 Apr 2012
here: Sphinx Café, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2X4 READING

With: Angele Ellis, Jessy Randall, Daniel Shapiro, and two more
When: 7 Apr 2012
Where: Modern Formations Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA