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

Poetry in Notion – Program Room – JFK Library, Vallejo

The Poetry in Notion poetry circle founded by Genea Brice meets monthly at the JFK library. Poetry in Notion regularly meets 3rd Thursdays from 4 PM to 5:30 PM in the Program Room (Children’s room).

Art Beat Radio Hour on OZCAT Radio 89.5 FM

Tune in to Art Beat on OZCAT at 10 AM to hear some poetry on the Art Beat show! Also available via Roku and TuneIn.

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

June 30th – Families Belong Together

11 AM – Unity Plaza, Vallejo, CA on left side of JFK Library. 505 Santa Clara. Honored to lend my voice to this cause.

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

Sept 9 – Unity Day

Vallejo Poetry Showcase throughout the day at Vallejo City Park, 425 Alabama Street

Sept 20 – Marin Poetry Center 2018 Anthology Launch
Thursday, September 20, 7pm at Falkirk Cultural Center 1408 Mission Avenue, San Rafael, CA

September 27 – Vallejo Soup at Vallejo People’s Garden

5:30 PM – I’ll be the featured artist for the evening. Come down, eat dinner, and fund some great community projects! Pay-what-you-can to attend as any donation (suggested $5-20) will help fund community projects in Vallejo.

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October 6th – California Poets Laureate gathering at McGroarty Arts Center in Tujunga, California (open to the public at 2 PM for group reading of over 60 poets laureate!)


March 6, 2019 – Congregation Beth Sholom Napa – 7:30 PM @ 1455 Elm Street, Napa, CA

April 6, 2019 – Verses, Voices, & Visions of Vallejo Anthology Book Launch 2-4 PM @ 505 Santa Clara, Joseph Room

April 13, 2019 – Vallejo Poetry Month Celebration 2-4 PM @ 505 Santa Clara, Joseph Room featuring Paul Corman-Roberts, Aqueila Lewis, Tom Stanton, Juanita Martin, D.L. Lang

For a list of local opportunities to read your poetry visit our Solano County Poetry Resources page.

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