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NEWS & EVENTS

 

Past and upcoming readings and events.

Leepa Rattner Museum of Art.  Poetry Reading with cellist Carlyn Byrd.  Friday, April 26, 2024.  Details and link TBA.
 
A Season in Albania. Poetry reading with cellist Carlyn Byrd. Thursday April 25, 4 p.m.  Dunedin Public Library. 223 Douglas Avenue, Dunedin, Florida.  
 
Featured Reader, Coffee and Poetry at Jack's House.  Sunday Feb 18th at 3 p.m.  Jack Kerouac House, St. Petersburg, Florida. 5169 10th Avenue North.  $10 tickets here.   
The Music of Poetry and the Poetry of Music.  with cellist Carlyn Byrd. 2:00 p.m.    I will read poems and Carlyn will play selections from Bach, Schuman and others.  July 20th, 2023.  Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Avenue, Dunedin, Florida.
The Music of Poetry and the Poetry of Music.  with cellist Carlyn Byrd. 2:00 p.m.    I will read poems and Carlyn will play selections from Bach, Schuman and others.  July 21st, 2023.  Pinellas Park Public Library.
 
Poetic Portals.  
7-11 p.m.  April 8th, 2023.  
2622 Fairfield Ave S.  St. Petersburg.
I will read two of my poems for which the amazing artist Garre Martin has created artwork.
https://friendsofjackkerouac.org/poetic-portals-art-poetry-exhibit-on-4-8/

The Art and Architecture of Constructing the Poetry Book
April 16, 2023, 1:30 p.m.
University of Tampa library.
Florida Bibliophile Society.

Poetry and Painting: A Di
alogue Between Pencil and Brush.  
Thursday, April 27, 2003.  5:30-7:00 p.m.
Short reading of my ekphrastic poems, discussion of artwork by Marjorie Graff and generative writing by audience.
Free; donations accepted.
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art
600 East Klosterman Rd. Tarpon Springs, FL

RSVP: https://web.spcollege.edu/survey/34848

For more information, contact LRMA at (727) 712-5762 or lrma@spcollege.edu

SPC Poet Provides Poem for Sculpture Dedication
 
Former Student, Matt Blasi, earns his Ph.D.

Read Herring.  March 16, 2022.  8 p.m. Corner Club, Tampa.
Texas Review Press, AWP San Antonio Book Signing, March 2020

 

Times Festival of Reading, Nov. 9, 2019.  12:15 Davis Hall, Room 130.  University of South Florida.  Reading from The Name of the God Who Speaks, with fellow poet Gianna Russo and moderated by Colette Bancroft.
 
Dunedin Public Library (with Carlyn Byrd, cello), April 2015.
​Reading from Salt and Iron with musical accompaniment. 
Inkwood Books. AWP Offsite.  March 2018.  Reading from novel-in-progress Long Train Home to Scarborough

 

International Poetry Day.  City of Berat, Albania.  21 March  2011

​Invited reading with poet Arian Leka and translator Julian Qineti

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