If you would like me to read at your event, please send me an email at If you’re sure you saw me somewhere or are curious where all I have read in the past visit the gig archive.

All readings are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Monthly – Poetry in Notion – Program Room – JFK Library, Vallejo

I’m leading the Poetry in Notion poetry circle founded by Genea Brice at the JFK library. Poetry in Notion regularly meets 3rd Mondays from 6:30-8PM in the Program Room (Children’s room).

Monthly – Art Beat Radio Hour on OZCAT Radio 89.5 FM

Tune in to OZCAT at 10 AM to hear some poetry on the Art Beat show! Also available via Roku and TuneIn. Future poetry radio dates: May 3rd, June 28, Third Thursdays thereafter.


Featuring at My Word at Cafe Leila in Berkeley – May 11th

7 PM I’m co-featuring alongside one of my favorite poets, Jeremy Cantor, and we’d love to see you. We both get to share 20 minutes of poetry each, and there’s an open mic if you perform, too. 1724 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA

May 18th – Sisterhood Shabbat

I’ll be participating in the Sisterhood Shabbat service by praying with “Watch this Space” from A Poet’s Siddur at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael on May 18th. 7:30 PM. It’s not a performance, but it’s notable and meaningful to me, so I am listing it here.

May 19th – Vallejo Peace March for Justice

The peace march will march from Sonoma & Georgia to Vallejo City Hall 555 Santa Clara. I am among the featured speakers, and will be marching with my community for peace and justice. 3 PM. See the Vallejo Peace Rally page for more detailed information.

June 3rd – Featured Poet at Rosanna’s in Benicia

Every first Sunday from 2-4 PM, Rosanna’s at 305 First Street in Benicia has a featured poet followed by an open mic. I am set to be a feature on June 3rd, 2018. 25 minutes!

June 16th – San Mateo County Fair

The San Mateo County Fair has a Poetry Fest. I’ll be reading alongside other poets who entered the fair. 3:45 PM Literary Stage

July 15th – McCune Room 2-4 PM 

Featuring Erika Snyder, Lee Lee, Charles Kruger, Jeremy Cantor, Carol Pearlman, Lady D, Diana Tenes, and D.L. Lang. 505 Santa Clara, Downstairs

Aug 9 – Marin Poetry Center Traveling Show – 7 PM

Novato Library – 1720 Novato Boulevard, Novato
Featuring with Jim Gronvold, Susan Zerner, Rebecca Patrascu




Open Mics

I also hang out on occasion with several different poetry circles/open mic spoken word communities, including Poetry by the Bay and the Benicia First Tuesday Poets. For a list of local opportunities to read your poetry visit our Solano County Poetry Resources page.

You can watch archived past spoken word performances by visiting the videos page. I’d appreciate your hitting that shiny subscribe button on my YouTube channel as well.