Sunday, January 17, 2021, from 5 to 6 PM, FLOW (For Love of Water) will host me for a virtual poetry reading and conversation with Dave Dempsey. Click here to register (free) and for more information . Horizon Books, in downtown Traverse City, has teamed up with FLOW to make my new book of poems, A Fine Canopyavailable. If you were thinking of buying a copy (or two!), now would be a great time to support a Traverse city icon. Click here.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7 PM, Nicola’s Books will host me, Keith Taylor, and Holly Wren Spaulding–online–for a poetry reading and conversation. Keith, Holly, and I all have new book of poems out and we’d love to have you join us. Keith, Holly, and I all worked together at Shaman Drum Bookshop, late, of S. State Street, Ann Arbor.

Sunday, May 23, 2021, from 1 to 4:30 PM, the Saugatuck Center of the Arts will host me for an in-person (outside and physically distanced) reading and conversation (1 PM) and writing workshop (2:30 to 4:30 PM). I will be joined by my friend Jack Ridl for the reading and conversation. Are you a creative person who wants to dive more deeply into awareness of place and the ways it can feed your creative work? Join us.


Recent Events:

This Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 2 to 4 PM, I will be one of the authors reading in the 9th Annual Midtown Detroit Literary Walk–virtual this year, which means the whole world can join in! Please join. Also reading: Brian Gilmore, Pete Brown, Melba Joyce Boyd, Shonda Buchanan, Marion Hayden, and Joseph Harris.

Save Tuesday, October 6, 2020! I’m thrilled to announce we will launch my new poetry book A Fine Canopy to the world via a virtual event, hosted by Literati Bookstore, on Tuesday, October 6, at 7 PM. I will be in conversation with the inimitable Holly Wren Spaulding. Watch this space and the Wayne State University Press website for events celebrating the October 2020 launch of A Fine Canopy.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020, from noon to 1 PM, I will be featured writer in Holly Wren Spaulding/Poetry Forge’s Poetry as Consolation pop-up virtual workshop series.