May 17, 2017  Gonzaga College High School Library, 19 Eye Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001, 2:30pm. The awesome librarians at my school, Patty Tobin and Pam Valeiras are hosting a launch reading for Ache. I’ll be reading with some of my former and current student poets.

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.

July 18, 2017 I am grateful to read at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, Constitution Avenue, between 12th and 14th Streets, NW Washington, D.C. 3:30pm. We’ll explore the role of poetry in social justice and racial justice movements. I’m reading with poet and friend, E. Ethelbert Miller.

July 23, 2017  I am honored to return to the Miller Cabin Series in Rock Creek Park. The reading takes place at 3:00pm in the auditorium of the Rock Creek Park Nature Center, 5200 Glover Road, NW, Washington, D.C. Thanks to Venus Thrash and Karren Alenier.

July 28, 2017 Zu Coffee, 934 Bay Ridge Road, Annapolis, Maryland, 6:30pm. Grateful to return to this nice poetry series hosted by Pamela Murray Winters. There’s an open mic too so bring a poem!

September 16, 2017 Red Emma’s Coffeehouse and Books, 7:30pm  30 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland. I’m fired up to read at Red Emma’s in Baltimore, a place with people I admire a lot. Big Thanks to Ken Brown and the wonderful Red Emma’s staff.

January 13, 2018 Iota Club and Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Virginia, 6:00pm. I’m thrilled to return to Iota Club and Cafe to read with my friend, poet Alan King. Thanks to poet and host Miles David Moore.

April 16-17, 2018 University of Portland, Readings and Lectures Series, Portland, Oregon. I’m thrilled to be part of UP’s guest writer series. I’ll meet with classes and give an evening reading. More details to come.