Ebook Debut! No Father Can Save Her

Ebook Release: No Father Can Save Her!   My first full-size poetry book, No Father Can Save Her, published in 2011, is now an Ebook! Autobiographical from when I lived in NY, a teen growing up during the sexual revolution, I call this my, “Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll!” book. …

Chronic Illness Poetry Salon!! May 28th!

A Chronic Illness Poetry Salon When & Where: YouTube Launch Day May 28, 2021 (link forthcoming) Who: Features Tamara Kaye Sellman, Julene Tripp Weaver, Rene Mullen, Risa Denenberg, hosted by chronic illness advocate Lorene Alba. What: A pre-recorded, hosted panel discussion exploring the intersection between creative writing and chronic illness. …

AMP Visual Art Series Premier! This weekend!

Our current government is trying to destroy one of our national treasures, the US Post Office. This will make voting in the November election a challenge.  In Seattle we have ballot boxes available in many neighborhoods. This works and is useful, but many still use the mail, and last year …

Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer: March Madness

  Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer: March Madness Kilam Tel Aviv Christ Buckley Music by Moe Provencher       Julene’s News I traveled to AWP in San Antonio last week to read from my book, truth be bold—Serenading Life & Death in the Time of AIDS, on the panel …

Word Chaser @ Cafe Racer: February, Welcome Spring!

Join us at February’s Word Chaser!! Nadine Antoinette Maestas Jason Kirk with musician Ryan Tranum     Julene’s News Mad Swirl published my poem “First Concert,” the second poem I wrote about this particular experience. The other is in the Poeming Pigeon series, focused on Music.  Voices On the Wind published two …

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 …

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 …