Thursday, February 25, 2021, 6:30 to 8 PM, this is a bookstore will host me and other authors with brand new books–online–for a discussion of our answers to the question: “What brought you to this book?” Click here to register (free) and for more information. And of course bring some of your book shopping business to this is a bookstore to let them know you value events like these.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 7 PM, Nicola’s Books will host me, and my friends 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. Long ago, the three of us 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:

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, 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.

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.

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.