Friday, April 6, 2018. Boston National Poetry Month Festival, The Boston Public Library, 1:15 PM: A Melopoeia with Rhina Espaillat, John Tavano and myself.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Brewery Silvaticus, 9 Water Street, Amesbury, MA. 6:00-8:00 PM. A reading of light poetry with the great X. J. Kennedy, Robert Clawson (who played in Ann Sexton’s rock band) and myself. 

Saturday, April 28, 2018. Newburyport Literary Festival. We’ve put together a terrific poetry lineup, for which I will do the introductions. The first event begins at 8:30 AM—our annual “Breakfast with the Poets” reading by members of the Powow River Poets. 


Recent Events

Thursday, April 5, 2018. Barewolf Brewery, 12 Oakland Street, Amesbury, MA. 7:00 PM. A reading of light poetry with David Davis, Chris O’Carroll, Rhina Espaillat and myself.

November 7, 2017. Yenching Library, Harvard University. New England Poetry Club Contest Winners Reading

October 19, 2017. The Custom House Maritime Museum, Newburyport: “Passages,” a melopoeia with Rhina Espaillat and John Tavano. 

October 14, 2017.  The City of Newburyport Honors the Life and Work of Rhina Espaillat. Old South Church, 29 Federal St, Newburyport, MA

October 4, 2017, 7:00 PM. Portsmouth Poetry Hoot, Café Espresso,  Portsmouth, NH: Reading with Rhina Espaillat

August 13, 2017, 3-4:30 PM. The John Greenleaf Whittier Home, Amesbury, MA

July 11, 2017, 7:00 PM. The Newburyport Public Library:. A  new melopoeia program, “Passages” with John Tavano & Rhina Espaillat.

June 6, 2017, 1:30-3:30 PM. The Newburyport Public Library: “Why was Bob Dylan Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?” 

May 17, 2017, 7:00 PM. Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord, NH. Reading with Priscilla Turner Spada.

April 29, 2017. 8:30 AM-4 PM. The Newburyport Literary Festival Poetry Events, Central Congregational Church Social Hall. 

April 20, 2017. 7:00 PM. A Melopoiea at Amesbury Public Library with John Tavano and Rhina Espaillat

April 7, 2017. 12 Noon. Boston National Poetry Month Festival Keynote Poets. Boston Public Library.

April 5, 2017. 6:30 PM. Berklee College of Music Words and Music Symposium

March 5, 2017, 3:00 PM. The Actors Studio of Newburyport. A performance of “melopoiea” with Rhina Espaillat and John Tavano.