Upcoming Events

Online Writing Course in Creative Nonfiction

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Due to popular demand, Inprint is offering a new Creative Nonfiction workshop starting on Tuesday, November 9, 6:30 pm CT! I’ll be teaching for five session in November and December.

Register here: https://inprinthouston.org/…/creative-nonfiction…/

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A Reading Dedicated to Healing

On Sunday, October 24th, there will be a Houston reading on the theme of resilliency. Curated by Sarah Gajkowski-Hill, this 6 pm event will be for community and healing. I am honored to participate; it will take place at Artique (1024 Studewood). Please RSVP because space is limited.

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Montgomery County Literary Arts Council

On Thursday night, September 23rd, I’ll be reading at Lone Star College-Montgomery at 7 pm, Room G-102. The event is sponsored by the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council.

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BookWoman Feature Reading

At the August BookWoman Reading Series on EventBrite, I will be the featured reading in this monthly series hosted by Cindy Huyser. There will be an open mic and a Q and A too. August 12th 7:15-9pm CT. Register for the event here.

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Book Launch for “Into The The”

Brazos Bookstore will host the Official Book Launch for INTO THE THE on June 11th at 7 pm CT. Special guests Tonya Foster and Timothy Liu will join the festivities on Zoom. The event is free but you must register in advance.

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So, What’s Your Story?

Interview revealing the stories behind the poems! Greg Audel will lead this show. Date and time are forthcoming.

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Radio Interview on KPFT

Interview and Poetry on KPFT Radio 90.1 FM show Queer Voices. Tune in on Monday, May 17th, for a conversation with Andrew Edmondson. The show will begins at 8 pm and my interview will be at 8:20. The archives will be available on their website, or find it on their podcast on Spotify.

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Mutablis Press Reading

On Thursday, April 29th, I will read in The Mutable Hour virtual reading series at 7pm with poets from Mutablis Press. Consult their FB page for access.

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Public Poetry’s 10th Anniversary Reading

On Saturday, April 17th, at 2 pm, I will be one of ten poets celebrating Public Poetry’s 10th anniversary. The event is co-sponsored by the Houston Public Library. The zoom link will be available from either sponsor on FaceBook.

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Archway Gallery Virtual Reading Series

On Wednesday, March 17th, at 6:30 CST, I will join Dom Zuccone, Carmen Jacobsen, and others for a reading on FaceBook Live sponsored by Archway Gallery and organized by Margot Stutts Toombs.

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Interview on KPFT Open Journal

On Monday, March 8th, at 6 pm CST check out my first interview about “Into The The” on Open Journal (KPFT radio 90.1 FM) with Duane Bradley, Stephanie Coleman, Susan Phillips, and David Baker. If you miss the original airing, the shows are archived and available here.

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Public Poetry Revision Workshop

I’ll be teaching a revision workshop for Public Poetry on January 16 & 17, Saturday and Sunday afternoons, from 2 – 4 pm. Bring a poem or two that you’d like to revise.

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National Coming Out Day

I’ll be sharing the mic Sunday afternoon in honor of National Coming Out Day (10/11/20). The event is sponsored by Cultivating Voices Live Poetry, and the zoom link will be available on Facebook soon. Check out their page for more information.

The Collectibles

On Saturday afternoon, September 19, 2020, The Collectibles will feature poet Marty McConnell with a special tribute to Adrienne Rich, with open mic readers from Headmistress Press. I’ll be reading a few of poems inspired by Rich and the Jewish new year at 2pm Central Time. Sign up on The Collectibles page on Facebook for zoom link.

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Kaboom Books Houston

A reading to celebrate The Enchantment of the Ordinary, a new anthology by Mutabilis Press, edited by John Gorman.

Kaboom Books,  3116 Houston Avenue, Houston, TX 77009

Thursday, October 24th, 6:30 – 8 pm

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University of Houston

Keynote Speaker

Texas Library Association

Saturday, September 28, 2019

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Holocaust Museum Houston

Writers for Migrant Justice is a local reading that is a part of a national event that will take place across the United State. Find out more here.

Wednesday, September 4th, at Holocaust Museum Houston ( 5401 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004) from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

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River Oaks Bookstore

A reading to celebrate The Enchantment of the Ordinary, a new anthology by Mutabilis Press, edited by John Gorman.

Saturday, August 10th at River Oaks Bookstore (3270 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098) 4:00pm-6:00pm.

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Contemporary Art Museum Houston

Stonewall 50

July 25th, 7 pm at CAMH, 5216 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

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First Friday Reading

April 5th, 2019

Inprint Houston, 1520 West Main Street, 77006

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Headmistress Press Reading at #AWP19

March 29, 2019

Portland, Oregon

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Book Launch for Enchantment of the Ordinary, published by Mutabilis Press

January 25th, 7 pm 2019

The Jung Center, 5200 Montrose Blvd. 77006

a new anthology edited by John Gorman

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Color:Story Exhibit – Art inspired by Poetry

Gallery exhibit open until March 23rd, 2019

Color:Story 2019. Artists Marlo Saucedo and Leslie Gaworecki have created art enveloping the work of 17 poets: Emanuelee Bean, Rachel Massey Browne, Anjola Coker, Raie Crawford, Brandon R Dillon, Ayokunle Falomo, Catherine Gentry, Kelli Hines, Adam Holt, G Paris Johnson, Jen Stephan Kapral, Lisa Levy, Jake Anant Miller, Robin Reagler, Lisa Toth Salinas, Ellen Seaton and Holly Walrath. The opening event on January 12 from 5-8 p.m. features a reading and poetry slam in Gallery 200.

January 12-March 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, The Silos at Sawyer Yards.

Art by Leslie Gaworecki that incorporates poetry by Kelli Hines (Color:Story 2019)

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Reading with Martha Serpas
7 pm at Brazos Bookstore (2421 Bissonnet, 77005)

May 31st, 2018

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Writers in the Schools celebrates Robin Reagler’s 20th anniversary as Executive Director

May 10, 2018

6 pm at Avant Garden (411 Westheimer, 77006)
Houston, TX

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March 20, 2018
Poetry Fix
6:30 pm at Fix Coffeebar (415 Westheimer, 77006)
Houston, TX

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March 8, 2018
Book Signing
12 noon at the University of Houston/Gulf Coast Booth #1525/1527 in the Bookfair
#AWP18 Conference
Tampa, FL

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March 8, 2018
Book Signing
2 pm at the Headmistress Press booth #T1932 in the Bookfair
#AWP18 Conference
Tampa, FL

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February 28, 2018
Mutabilis Press 15th Anniversary Reading
6:30 pm at Brazos Bookstore (2421 Bissonnet, 77005)
Houston, TX

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January 6, 2018
Public Poetry
Houston, TX