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SATURDAY, April  22, 2023 at  4 pm

Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Reading Series with Four Emerging Poets

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2021 at 7pm

Nexus Poets Featured Reader

Contact Nexus Poets for online attendance or come in person to UU Fellowship, 308 Meadows Street, New Bern, NC. I will be reading in person, so you can buy a book, and bring a poem for the open mic!   Contact Nexus Poets Here.


If you missed Armature's book launch hosted by Malaika King Albrecht

Please go to the Youtube recording here. Thank you for listening...

May  8, 2021

Sam Ragan 2021 Award Winners. I'll be reading my honorable mention poem in the Ruth Moose Sestina Contest, "The Healing Miles" in the afternoon. Adult Contest winners read starting at 1pm.  Go to the link above for information.

January  16, 2021

North Carolina Poetry Society, Zoom Meeting

Talk called Departure Points: Our Literary Influences

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October 22, 2020

I'll be reading with other VCFA grads!  It will be online. Please go to the website for more information.

May 9, 2020

North Carolina Poetry Society, Southern Pines, NC

 I'll be reading with other 2020 North Carolina Poetry Society Contest winners!  It will be online on ZOOM. If you couldn't join us, here is a recording  Click here . Listen to "Corresponding with Richard Wilbur" (at 24.51 minutes), Finalist for the Poet Laureate Award,  and for "The Sun's Uprising" ( at 41.49 minutes) Second Place for the Joanna Catherine Scott Award.

February 4, 2020:

2019 Robert Golden Poetry Contest winners read after featured poet, Ellen Fitzpatrick, at Nexus Poets First Tuesday, New Bern, NC.

September 14, 2019

North Carolina Poetry Society, Southern Pines, NC

Winners of Lena Schull Poetry Contest read. I'll be reading from Armature, Honorable Mention winner with Kathy Ackerman.

August 28, 2019

Reading my North Carolina Literary Review finalist poem, "Old Tractor Equipment," and Marty Silverthorne's honorable mention poem, "Monarch."

SATURDAY, April  16, 2022 at 2 pm - 4 pm

A Poetry Carousel

I will be reading with Regina YC Garcia and Kristie L. Williams at Coffee + Spice in Greenville, NC. Come on out and let's welcome spring together!

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