Word Chaser at Cafe Racer: July Fabulosa!!

                  Come out to Word Chaser at the Racer this third Wednesday in July to catch two fabulous local writers, Stacey Levine and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, and to hear the infamous bassist and composer  Evan Flory-Barnes. His show “On Loving the Muse …

Organizing Tips for a Poetry Reading!

Word Chaser at the Racer* is a new reading series starting June 19th, and will be continue on the 3rd Wednesday of each month! Since I’m starting this with co-instigator Jeffrey Kahrs, I decided to send out reading advise I’ve picked up and used over the years.  Below is a …

Word Chaser at the Racer: New Reading Series!

Jeffrey Kahrs & I will host the first “Word Chaser at the Racer” June 19th, 7 pm:  music, open mike, & feature readers Every 3rd Wednesday at 5628 Roosevelt Way NE Come to the 1st one, hear the hosts read— we’ll have a grand time! Shortly after I’m headed to …

8th Annual Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference!!

  This will be my first time attending & presenting at the 8th Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference The theme of the conference is: Nourishing Ourselves & Our Communities My workshop: Giving Our Health Word Power This workshop will provide a clearing space to crystallize what is necessary for your health, …

Finishing Line Press Reading, 3/27, Off-Site AWP, Portland!

                Join us! Finishing Line Press is hosting a reading in Portland during AWP. Come to this Off-Site reading at Black Hat Books on Wednesday night, March 27th, 7 pm. Address: 2831 NE MLK Blvd, about a mile south of AWP. I’ll read …

Performance Rescheduled: #Snowpocalypse!!

                  A Certain Kind of Brilliance has been reschdueled due to the #SeattleSnowpocalypse! The new date for my performance is March 1st! Same time, 7 pm, same place, Gay City. **If you’ve already purchased a ticket, please call Brown Paper Tickets at …

February Performance: A Certain Type of Brilliance!

                  On February 10th I will perform again at Gay City: A Certain Type of Brilliance. “Femmes possess an alchemy that can’t be quantified, but which draws us together and enables us to be bold, ingenious, and capable of a magic that fortifies our …

2018 Writing Review!! Happy New Year!

                Happy New Year! From my yearly taking stock of my writing, 2018 was a very busy year, especially for my book, truth be bold—Serenading Life & Death in the Age of AIDS, and also for submitting poems, writing new work and expanding …

AIDS It’s in Our Blood: Stories of Love, Loss, Rage, and Survival

AIDS It’s in Our Blood: Stories of Love, Loss, Rage, and Survival In this variety show, performers will present work related to long-term survival of HIV revolving around themes of love, loss, rage, and survival. “Someday, the AIDS crisis will be over. Remember that. And when that day comes—when that …