ST-Peace Date: 9/12/05 Photographer: Susan Biddle/TWP Neg#172373 Location: Washington,DC Summary: Busboys and Poets restaurant, bookstore, internet cafe, a space for progressive causes opened last week. Stage reading of "Fear-Up," a play about Guantanamo. Shown here is the bookstore part of the store with Valerie Cook of DC at left and Carole Jordan of Chevy Chase at right chatting as they looked at a book.






March 29, 2017 
Enoch Pratt Free Library is undergoing renovation so the reading will take place around the corner at the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Its entrance is on 415 Park Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 6:30pm. I’m grateful to read again at the Pratt Library in their “Poets in Conversation” Series. Also grateful to read with poet and friend, Brian Gilmore, whose work I’ve admired for many years.

April 6, 2017 Parkmont School, 4842 16th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 6:00pm. I’m honored to support the Parkmont School and their poetry contest. I’ll be reading with poet and friend, Michael Gushue. Thanks to Kim Schraf for all her work supporting poets and poetry in the DC area.

April 8, 2017 Anacostia Public Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd SE, Washington, DC 20020 2:00pm. I’m delighted to support the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and Day Eight in this reading with Danielle Evennou. Join us!

April 16, 2017  Busboys & Poets, 14th & V Streets, NW Washington, D.C. 5:00pm. I’m thrilled to launch Ache at Busboys during the Sunday Kind of Love reading series, hosted by Sarah Browning and Katy Richey. I’ll read with poets and friends, Sarah Browning and Fred Joiner. You can buy tickets here after midnight on the day of the reading. Otherwise, you can get them at Busboys.

May 5, 2017 Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 E 3rd St, New York, 10:00pm. I’m thrilled to read at this important place in American poetry. Thanks to poet and curator, Mahogany L. Browne.

June 2, 2017  The Ragged Edge, 110 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 7:00pm. I’m fired up to return to The Ragged Edge for a reading. The poetry community that gathers here is extraordinary and I’m honored to be part of this series. Thanks to Gary Ciocco and the Gettysburg poets!


June 8, 2017 Dog Star Books401 W Lemon St, Lancaster, PA 17603 6:30pm. I’m grateful to Eliot White, Le Hinton and the poetry community of Lancaster, Pennsylvania for welcoming be back for a reading with Ache. If you’re near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, join us at this awesome independent bookstore with a great reading space.

June 16, 2017 Sisters of the Holy Cross, Lilly O’Grady Center, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556 at 2:00pm. I’m grateful to read, once again, at the O’Grady Center for some of the most amazing and courageous women I know, the Holy Cross Sisters at Saint Mary’s College. This is a beautiful space to read and a remarkable community of women.

June 16, 2017  Northwest Neighborhood Center1007 Portage Avenue, South Bend, Indiana 46616 at 7:00pm. 574-232-9182 I’m delighted to be reading in South Bend again. Many thanks to my friend, Jan Pilarski for setting this up.