Corona Closure & National Poetry Month

Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer was cancelled in March & April; further readings are uncertain. We will keep you posted. Julene’s National Poetry Month News It’s write a poem a day month! A challenge I’m doing for the fourth time. So far it’s going well. One I wrote was even …

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, …

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 …

Unsilencing, Truth Be Bold @IFPE2018

        Publishing my book, truth be bold—Serenading Life & Death in the Age of AIDS, was a bold thing to do in 2017, it was coming together during the approach of the presidential election. In the book I ‘came out’ as a long-term survivor. This public reveal was frightening at many levels, …