Tuesday, May 19. Hemingway’s Summer Poetry Series: a night of fiction and nonfiction. Reading with Kristin Kovacic, Julie Spicher Kasdorf and Karen Lillis. 3911 Forbes Avenue, 8 p.m. Ages 21+, free and open to the public.


Tuesday, December 10: reading at the After Happy Hour Review Launch Party at Howler’s in Bloomfield

Sunday, November 17: reading at Sunday Salon in NYC

Saturday, October 26: reading and craft talk at the Conversations and Connections Conference in Pittsburgh

Monday, October 21: reading at Duquesne University

Friday, October 18: Book Launch with Adri Ramirez and Sherrie Flick

Friday, July 26: reading at Chatham University Eden Hall Campus

Sunday, June 16: reading at City of Asylum’s Alphabet City

Wednesday, April 24: reading at Gettysburg College


Friday, November 2: Depth and Dimension: craft talk for the University of Pittsburgh Writing Center’s Writers’ Cafe

Wed, February 21: faculty reading at DePauw University


Wednesday, June 28:  reading with Paola Corso and Nancy Krygowski for The Bridge Series.  Most of the proceeds from the reading go to a local humanitarian or social justice organization each month.  Upstairs at Brillobox, 8PM

Tuesday, July 11: reading with Joan E. Bauer, Sheila Carter-Jones, Karla Lamb, Arlene Weiner, and Justin Vicari for the 2017 Hemingway’s Summer Poetry Series, 8PM at Hemingway’s Cafe


Friday, February 5: Writers’ Cafe session on dialogue with Marc Nieson. 3:30-5:30PM at the Pitt Writing Center.

Tuesday, March 29: Panelist at Social Media Symposium, sponsored by the Public and Professional Writing Program at the University of Pittsburgh.


Stocking up with mystery boxes for the launch.

Saturday, June 13: Eighty Days of Sunlight Launch Party at East End Book Exchange, featuring Sherrie Flick and Jeffrey Condran.  Pittsburgh, PA

Wednesday, June 17: Writers LIVE at the Carnegie Library in Oakland.  Pittsburgh, PA


Wednesday, June 24: TC Books Presents Authors Night.  I’m reading and participating in a literary salon with Shanon Cook, Melanie Berliet, Mike Heppner, and Lance Pauker.  Brooklyn, NY

Saturday, October 10: “Going the Distance: Craft and Practical Advice.”  I’m thrilled to return to Chatham University’s campus to give this craft workshop talk as part of Barrelhouse’s Conversations and Connections Conference.

Thursday, October 15: The New Yinzer Presents: Matt Newton, Ben Gwin, Celine Roberts, and Robert Yune.  8PM at Modern Formations, 4919 Penn Avenue.  I’ve always loved these events, and I can’t wait to read at this one.  I’ll be a little late because I teach that night, but I’ll definitely be there!

Tuesday, October 27: After Happy Hour Review series.  8 pm at Modern Formations gallery, 4919 Penn Ave.