Upcoming Readings and Workshops

  • Wed
    04
    Jul
    2018
    7:00 pmIdyllwild Arts Krone Library (Weston Room) - 52500 Temecula Road Idyllwild, CA 92549

    As part of Writers Week in Idyllwild, I'll be sharing a podium with Matthew Dickman, David Ulin, and Victoria Chang in a special reading, open to the public. Please join us in the Weston Room of the Krone Library at Idyllwild Arts!  As you enter the campus, just drive up the mail avenue. You'll see the beautiful library all lit up on your left. Parking and admission are FREE! Try to get there by 6:30 to get a good seat. Look for me and I'll hug you!

  • Sat
    25
    Aug
    2018
    8:00 pmBeyond Baroque Literary Arts Center 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

    I have the great honor of reading with a Los Angeles icon, RD "Raindog' Armstrong! As he tells it, "I've  been at it most of my life, but got serious in the early 90s." Although he has been 'on the scene' since then, he has never found a niche. His latest collection of 'forgotten' poems has been getting rave reviews and will, perhaps, finally place him into the category of 'L.A. Poetry Elder.' We're gonna' read some poems, sign some books, and be pleased to meet you!

  • Sat
    17
    Nov
    2018
    7:00 pmBeyond Baroque Literary Arts Center 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

    Details are still coming in, but here's what I got! California Poetry Laureate Dana Gioia will host a special reading to celebrate the publication of the Best America Poetry anthology and the impressive number of So. Cal poets therein! So far the line-up includes Robin Coste Lewis, Mandy Kahn, Sonia Greenfield, and Jessica Piazza. We're also hoping for special appearances by Ilya Kaminsky, Paul Hoover, and Aaron Poochigian! Poet and chief editor of BAP. David Lehman will be on hand, too!  STAY TUNED!

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