Aug. 27, 2020
6:30-8 p.m.

Reading with Rage Hezekiah, Gail Thomas, Anders Carlson-Wee
Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop
Link will be posted on the FB event page. More info. here:
Pioneer Valley Writers’ Workshop website

Past Readings & Events

Association of Writers and Writing Programs, Los Angeles, CA
House of Books, Kent, CT
The Poetry Institute, New Haven, CT
Split This Rock Festival, Washington DC
Amherst College LitFest, Amherst, MA
Amherst Poetry Festival, Amherst, MA
Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst, MA
Eric Carle Museum, Amherst, MA
Gallery of Readers, Amherst, MA
Inaugural swearing-in of first Town Council, Amherst, MA
Jones Library, Amherst, MA
Retired Faculty Assn., UMass Amherst
Student Day of Poetry, Amherst, MA
University Museum of Contemporary Art, UMass Amherst
Berkshire Festival of Women Writers, MA
Association of Writers and Writing Programs, Boston, MA
Boston College, Boston, MA
Veterans for Peace, Boston, MA
Commonwealth Reading Series, Cambridge, MA
Midnight Voices Series / Warrior Writers, Cambridge, MA
Stone Soup Poetry, Cambridge, MA
Wagon Wheel Series, Gill, MA
Lit House Book Club, Gloucester, MA
Granby Jr. Sr. High School, MA
Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
Greenfield Eclective, Greenfield, MA
Greenfield Word, Greenfield, MA
Warrior Writers, Greenfield, MA
Flying Object Press, Hadley, MA
Gateway City Arts, Holyoke, MA
New England Public Radio, Holyoke, MA
“Wake Up and Smell the Poetry,” HCAM-TV, Hopkinton, MA
Mr. Hip Presents, Jamaica Plain, MA
Writers Read Series, Lee, MA
Edith Wharton’s The Mount, Lenox, MA
Departure Reading Series, Northampton, MA
Live Art Magazine, Northampton, MA
Perugia Press Salon, Northampton, MA
Straw Dog Writers Guild reading series, Northampton, MA
Tim’s Used Books, Northampton, MA
Northfield Coffee & Books, Northfield, MA
Garlic and Arts Festival, Orange, MA
Pelham Library, Pelham, MA
Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Salem, MA
Collected Poets Series, Shelburne Falls, MA
Springfield College, Springfield, MA
Western New England University, Springfield, MA
Turners Falls Word Festival, MA
Westfield State, MA
Association of Writers and Writing Programs, Minneapolis, MN
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Poetry Society of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH
Slam Free or Die, Manchester, NH
Poets in the Park, Albany, NY
Social Justice Center, Albany, NY
Barnard College, NYC
Pen Parentis Literary Salon, NYC
Poetry Society of America, NYC
Sunday Four Series, Voorheesville, NY
Caffe Lena, Saratoga Springs, NY
Bright Hill Press & Literary Center, Treadwell, NY
Clarksville Writers Conference, TN
Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN
Sundress Publications Presents, Knoxville, TN
Brattleboro Literary Festival, VT
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Past Craft Talks & Panels

Panel: “Received & In-Progress: Demystifying
Submissions and the Publication Process” (Part II)
with Janet Bowdan and MRB Chelko

Panel: “Received & In-Progress: Demystifying
Submissions and the Publication Process”
with Brandon Amico and MRB Chelko

Panel: “From Zero to One: First Books
and What We Wish We’d Known”
with Amy Dryansky, Susan Kan,
Sarah Sousa, and Michelle Valois

Panel: “From Zero to One: First Books
and What We Wish We’d Known” (Part II)
with Douglas Bauer, Kristin Bock,
and Ayshia Stephenson

Craft workshop: “Getting Better at the Stuff
Poets Hate (But Have To Do): Submissions, PR,
and More”

Poets & Writers & Editors & Veterans Who Have Kindly Shared the Stage With Me:

Kathleen Aguero, Brandon Amico, Doug Anderson, T. J. Anderson III, Susan Bernhard, Kristin Bock, Janet Bowdan, Jason Brown, Malachi Byrd, Ross Caputi, Cathy Linh Che, MRB Chelko, Floyd Cheung, Martha Collins, Lydia Cortes, Brandon Courtney, Lori Desrosiers, Nicole DiCello, Patrick Donnelly, Amy Dryansky, Nancy Eimers, Corwin Ericson, Nancy Esposito, Jessica Fjeld, Kate Hanson Foster, Jan Freeman, Patrick Gaughan, Marie Gauthier, Danielle Legros Georges, Regie Gibson, William Giraldi, Diana Gordon, Adam Grabowski, Daniel Hales, James Heflin, Jeb Herrin, Brian Henry, Richard Hoffman, Vicki Hudson, Chris Janke, Brian Johnson, Susan Johnson, Susan Kan, Tyler Keevil, Mary Koncel, Tanya Larkin, Dorothea Lasky, David K. Leff, Lizzie Lenson, Richard Levine. Matthew Lippman, Rhonda Lott, Bridget Lowe, Gail Martin, Jill McDonough, Thomas McNeely, Sandra Meek, Maria Melendez, Abby E. Murray, Caleb Nelson, Rebecca Olander, Dzvinia Orlowsky, Philip Pardi, Emily Pettit, Gretchen Primack, Dean Rader, Suzanne Rancourt, Brynne Rebele-Henry, James Richardson, Paul Richmond, Dimitri Rimsky, Annie Rogers, Matt Rosenthal, Pat Schneider, Lloyd Schwartz, Tim Seibles, Ravi Shankar, John Sieracki, Erin Elizabeth Smith, Wayne Smith, Sarah Sousa, Sparrow, Yasotha Sriharan, Barry Sternlieb, Melissa Tuckey, Bunkong Tuon, Michelle Valois, Jovanna Van Pelt, Donald Vincent, Soul Vang, Mark Wagner, Anne Waldman, Rosanna Warren, Eric Wasileski, Ellen Doré Watson, Bruce Weigl, Jay Wenk, Diana Whitney, Dan Wilcox, Rachel Zucker