I will be on the early end of the many readers that will share peace related poetry in Portsmouth and all over the globe at this annual event.
Much to see and sample at this wonderful shop.
A family friendly reading and discussion.
I’ll be giving a brief key note / introduction.
10th Sarah Farmer Peace Award honoring poet Erine Leigh, updates from 9 previous recipients about their peacebuilding work, poetry reading and chat about conditions contributing to a culture of peace.
Green Acre: A Baha'i Center of Learning Seacoast Peace Academy
Visit https:// nhpoetryfest.org/schedule for the complete festival schedule and registration details.
The Sound of One’s Own Breaking: An Exploration of Unity in Adrienne Rich’s Ghazals,
a workshop presented with S Stephanie at New England College.
Family friendly book reading and discussion, followed by an open mic. Bring a poem! This is the first Ferguson Reading Series event of the 2019-2020 season!.
Visit the National Beat Poetry Foundation’s website for the complete festival schedule.
A brief reading and a book discussion in a beautiful historical setting where I did much of my research.
A reading and discussion of the book including my research on local black history.
Come visit me and author Jane Pinel at this beautiful gallery.
Join me for a book launch of For to See the Elephant, my YA historical novel in verse, at the Portsmouth Public Library, 175 Parrott Ave, Portsmouth, NH.. All ages welcome.
Come hear the work of Portsmouth Adult Education students who are new Americans, but even newer poets, as they brave the podium for the first time with their writing mentors, Terry Farish and Tammi Truax.
From host Mike Nelson:
“This month at Beat Night we have two rock stars of poetry. From the south end of the east coast we have Susan Lilley poet laureate of Orlando Florida. And from the north end of the east we have Portsmouth's own poet laureate Tammi Truax. All backed by the de facto laureates of musical improvisation the Beat Night band. “
The first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM. Get there early to get a good seat.
Doors open about 6 pm.
Cafe Espresso, 738 Islington Street (in the 800 Islington Plaza), Portsmouth, NH.
There are two featured readers and an open mic immediately following. Bring a poem. Open mic participants may read one poem, no longer than three minutes. Please: no announcements from the podium.