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Self-Portraits to be published by Blue Lyra Press

I am delighted that my chapbook, Self-Portraits, will be published in June 2020 by Blue Lyra Press, as Volume 9 of the Delphi Chapbook Series. The volume will gather together collections by Jennifer Grant and Christina Lovin in addition to mine. Watch for more information as we get closer to next June!


Mary Blinn Annual Poetry Prize

I am honored to receive the Mary Blinn Annual Poetry Prize from After Hours Press for my poem, "Shelter." I will read that poem and some others at the After Hours reading on Friday.

June 21st, 2019
6:30p - 8:30p at the 
Read/Write Library
914 N. California
Walton Entrance  
Chicago, IL 60622

Thank you to judge Stuart Dybek as well as to After Hours! Watch for the poem's publication in After Hours #38 (Summer 2019).


Poetry Reading

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
City Lit Books
2523 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60647

I will be reading translations of poems by Nohad Salameh at a launch reading for A Glass Eye, a Basque novel written by Mirren Agur Meabe and translated by Amaia Gabantxo. Several other readers will present translations from Bulgarian, Spanish and French.


Poetry Reading

Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm with Pat Daneman (After All)

Normal Public Library
206 W. College Avenue 
Normal, IL

Reading new poems and poems from Travel Notes from the River Styx.


Poetry Workshop

Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9:00 am to noon
sponsored by 

Northwest Cultural Council
Palatine Public Library
700 N. North Ct.

Feedback and Revision

Second Saturday Poetry Workshop


Poetry Reading

Friday, April 26, 2019 6:00 pm 
Art and Performance Center of West Toledo
2702 W. Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, OH


Reading new poems and poems from Travel Notes from the River Styx.

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Join the Conversation: a Rhino Poetry Forum

Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 1:30 pm - 4:30pm 
Evanston Public Library
1703 Orrington Ave. 
Evanston, IL

Joining the Conversation: a Rhino Poetry Forum 


Poetry Reading

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 7:00-9:00 pm
Oak Park Public Library
834 Lake Street
Oak Park


Three Chicago Women Poets: Food, Travel, and Relationships. Feature reader with Jennifer Steele and Cynthia Gallaher.

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