FEATURES

2016

I was lucky enough to be invited by Boston Poet Laureate Danielle Legros-Georges to be on a panel of 5 Black writers on June 30, 2016. It was inspiring, interesting, important, and informative.

Scroll:
https://www.umb.edu/joinerinstitute/writers_workshop/panels_and_panelists

 

 

2015

5) Tell-Tale Inklings # 1 reading COMING ON DECEMBER 5 at 2pm — There were so many local writers (in Massachusetts  or nearby states) in the journal that we needed two readings!  Come on down to Cervena Barva Press Studio, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA — Basement -B8

4) Stone Soup Poetry – Solo Feature.  November, 9, 2015.

Tell-Tale Inklings#1 reading – 10 poets and flash fiction readers!  Saturday. November 7, 2015. Cervena Barva Press Studio, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, Ma.

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photo by valerie lawson – nov. 7. 2015 at cervena barva press studio

Check the Tell-Tale Chapbooks site: TTC  …or see more photos on Facebook.

2) PTAOW NaPoMo* Feature with Jason Wright.  See TTC site for his poetry book info or just go buy it: (A Letter to the World, 2015)  – April, 2015

I read from my work-in-progress My Beantown: A Poet’s A-Z Guide to Greater Boston by T [Yes, I keep changing the name 😎 ]

1) Dire Literary Series – February, 2015  – I read from my memoir

 

[Totally UnnecessaryNote: I don’t generally read over the summer.]

 

 

2014

I’m doing a lot of bookmaking this year, so I’ve only scheduled one feature and one television interview.

2)  (April, 2014)

1)  Stone Soup Poetry, Monday, March 10, 2014106 Prospect St., Central Square, Cambridge, MA

 

 

2013

4)  Cambridge Poetry Jam.  Wednesday, April 24, 2013.  Upstairs at the Middle East Restaurant, Cambridge.

3)  13th Annual Boston National Poetry Month Festival.  Saturday April 6, 2013, “Boston Poetry Marathon” -4:20 slot.   BPL, Copley BranchBoston. Festival founder: Harris Gardner. I also co-hosted the open mic with PTAOW’s Jack Scully on the 6th and 7th.

2)  Dire Literary Series.  Friday, March 1, 2013. Out of the Blue Art Gallery, Cambridge. Read my memoir and that of other writers from the Extra MoJo! (Hidden Charm Press, 2013).  Host: Timothy Gager.

1)  Stone Soup Poetry Series: Hidden Charm Press Book Launch. Monday February 25, 2013. Cambridge, MA.  Host: Chad Parenteau.  Co-features: Toni Bee and Robin G. White.  We read from HCP’s first title Extra MoJo! (an anthology of poetry and memoir by Black women writers).  Host: Chad Parenteau.

 

 

2009-2013 Features of my first book from 2009-2012.  Massachusetts audiences rock!!!

20)   BeeCool Poetry Music Mash Up. Monday July 11, 2012. The Middle East Corner, Cambridge, MA. Host:  Poet Populist of Cambridge Toni Bee

19) Cambridge Poetry Jam. Saturday June 2, 2012. Cambridge Public Library-Main Branch, Cambridge, MA.  Host: Poet Populist of Cambridge Toni Bee

18)  12th Annual Boston National Poetry Month FestivalSaturday April , 2012, “The Boston Poetry Marathon – 4:20 slot.  BPL, Copley BranchBoston. Festival founder: Harris Gardner. I also co-hosted the open mic with PTAOW’s Jack Scully!

17) A Century of Black Voices 3: 1912-2012. Saturday February__, 2012. Cambridge, MA.  Hosted by Mignon Ariel King.  Co-hosted by Charles Coe.

16) PTAOW-Poetry the Art of Words (the Mike Amado Memorial Series).  Plymouth Center for the Arts. 11 North Street. Sunday February__ 2012.  Hosted by Jack Scully and Rene Schwiesow.

15) Brockton Public Library, September, 2011.

14)   11th Annual Boston National Poetry Month Festival (aka The Boston Poetry Marathon). Saturday April 9, 2011.   BPL, Copley Branch, Boston.  festival founder: Harris Gardner. I also co-hosted the open mic!

13)  Mignon’s Rockin’ & Poppin’ Love Poems  (A Valentine’s Day Celebration) at Stone Soup Poetry Series.  Monday, February 28, 2011.  Out of the Blue Art Gallery, Cambridge, MA.  Hosted by Chad Parenteau.

12)  A Century of Black Voices 2: 1911- 2011.  February 2011, Cambridge, MA.  Hosted by Mignon Ariel King; Co-hosted by Charles Coe.

11) 10th Annual Boston National Poetry Month Festival (aka The Boston Poetry Marathon).  Saturday, April 10, 2010.   BPL, Copley Branch, Boston.  Co-hosted the open mic!

10)  A Century of Black Voices, 2010.  February 27, 2010. Brookline. Hosted by Mignon Ariel King.

9)  MoJo! Writers at Stone Soup Poetry Series, Monday February 22, 2010. Out of the Blue Gallery, Cambridge.

8 )  2nd Annual Massachusetts Poetry Festival. A MassPOP event. Saturday October 17, 2009.  Barnes and Noble, Lowell.

7) 4thAnnual Poetry Showcase. Saturday September 12, 2009. Plymouth Guild for the Arts. 

6) Stone Soup Poetry Series.  Monday, June8, 2009.  Out of the Blue Art Gallery, Cambridge.

5) Word on the Street. Thursday, June 4, 2009. Jamaica Plain.

4) Fireside Reading Series, Tuesday, May 19, 2009. Cambridge. Co-Feature: Abbott Ikeler.

3) The Bagel Bards. Monday, April 27, 2009. Somerville Public Library.

2) Tapestry of Voices. Thursday, March 19, 2009. Parker House, Boston. Host: Harris Gardner.

1) Poets in the HallSpace. Saturday, February 21, 2009. HallSpace Art Gallery, Dorchester.

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