Events and Interviews
UPCOMING in 2015:
November 11, 7:30 pm, OAKLAND. Temple Sinai with Richard Silberg. Details TBA.
July 11, 5pm, OAKLAND. Poetry reading for West Trestle Review as part of BEAST CRAWL, an evening of multiple literary events at various venues. Pican restaurant, 2295 Broadway.
July 19, 3pm. BERKELEY, Pegasus Books Downtown (2349 Shattuck Avenue),
Marin Poetry Center Traveling Show. With Susan Browne, Roy Mash, Robert Sward, Catherine Clark-Sayles, and Robert McNally.
April 25, 1-2 pm at Berkeley Public Library North Branch. With Meryl Natchez: a National Poetry Month celebration of Berkeley in poetry.
Sunday, Nov. 23, 3-5pm, BERKELEY-- A reading with Kathleen McClung and other Bay Area contributors to the 2014 award issue of the Atlanta Review, including Rafaella Del Bourgo, Carol Frith, Meryl Natchez, Margaret Stawowy, and past contributors Rachel Dacus, Roy Mash, and Jeanne Wagner. Special appearance by Dan Veach, Editor & Publisher.Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists. 1924 Cedar Street.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 1:45-2:45pm, SAN RAFAEL -- Litquake -- San Rafael Litcrawl reading titled "Small Miracles" with Chana Bloch and hosted by Christina Hutchins. Open Secret Bookstore, 923 C Street.
July 17, 7:30 pm, BERKELEY, Moe's Books: Marin Poetry Center Traveling Show, presented by Rose Black and Poetry Flash. With Susan Browne, Rafaella Del Bourgo, Donna L. Emerson, Adam David Miller, and Jeanne Wagner.
June 10, 7 pm, ALBANY, Second Tuesday series at the Albany Library. An evening celebrating Robert Frost with my fabulous writing group: Susan Browne, Rebecca Foust, Roy Mash, and Jeanne Wagner reading Frost and our own poems, followed by an open-mic.
May 4, 3 pm, OAKLAND, Diesel Books for Poetry Flash with other contributors to the Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry: Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet, Lucille Lang Day, Julia Levine, Colleen McKee, Melissa Stein, and Matthew Zapruder.
April 17, 2014, 7 pm, OAKLAND, Laurel Book Store 4100 MacArthur Blvd. With poets Grace Grafton and Sharon Coleman, and singer-songwriter Rich Mertes.
April 10,2014, 7 pm, SAUSALITO, Why There Are Words series with other contributors to the Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry: Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet, Lucille Lang Day, Colleen McKee, Melissa Stein, Lee Slonimsky, and Julia Levine.
March 15, 7pm, SEBASTOPOL, WordTemple poetry series at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts, with Clive Matson and Roy Mash.
Feb. 28, 2014, 4:30 pm, SEATTLE, AWP conference panel Poets With a Press Pass along with: Tina Kelley, Don Colburn, Dana Goodyear, Eliza Griswold.
Jan. 19, 2014, 2 p.m., SAN FRANCISCO, Bird & Beckett Books with other contributors to the Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish American Poetry: Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet, Lucille Lang Day, Melissa Stein, Colleen McKee, and Julia Levine.
July 18, 2013: BERKELEY -- Poetry Flash presents Marin Poetry Center's Summer Traveling Show, featuring poets Zara Raab, Susan Cohen, Connie Post, David Alpaugh, Adrienne Amundsen, Joan Stepp Smith, hosted by Rose Black and Richard Silberg, wheelchair accessible, Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, 7:30
July 9, 2013: SANTA CRUZ -- Poetry Santa Cruz, 7:30 PM, Bookshop Santa Cruz with poet David Allen Sullivan.
Saturday, April 27: ALAMEDA -- Fourth Saturday poetry series, Frank Bette Center for the Arts, with Kathleen McClung.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013: BERKELEY -- 7:30 - 9 pm, Lyrics&Dirges series, Pegasus Books on Shattuck Ave.March 20, 2013 Lyrics & Dirges. Reading with: Blake C. Aarens, Mary J. Dacorro,Scott Hoshida, and Melissa Stein
Sunday, March 3, 2013: SANTA CRUZ, The Poetry Show, 9-10 PM KUSP 88.9 (Central California Public Radio) Podcast.
Friday, March 8, 2013: BOSTON -- 9-10:15 am,with other WordTech poets Shelby Allen, Joey Nicoletti, Angela Alaimo O'Donnell, and J.D. Smith, during the AWP conference. Alice Hoffman Book Fair Stage, Exhibit Hall D, Level 2.
Feb. 19, 2013: ALBANY, California-- Albany Library Third Tuesday 7-9pm, with Zara Raab.
Jan. 21, 2013: BERKELEY -- featured reader Poetry Express at Priya Restaurant, Shattuck Ave.
Dec. 13, 2012. 3:30-5 pm: OAKLAND, Lake Merritt Hotel for Turning a Train of Thought Upside Down anthology, along with Grace Grafton, Antoinette Constable, and Jeanne Wagner.
Nov. 13, 2012. 6 pm: MODESTO, Barkin' Dog Grill Second Tuesday Poetry series featured reader with Stella Beratlis.
Oct. 18, 7:30 pm, SAN RAFAEL, Falkirk Center: with the many contributors to the Marin Poetry Center annual anthology.
Oct. 21, 2012. 2 pm: VENICE, CA, Beyond Baroque. Reading including "If You're Reading This, You Might be a Baboon," which won honorable mention in their national contest, plus other poems.
Sept. 11, 2012. 7pm: PETALUMA, Petaluma Arts Center, with the Marin Poetry Center Summer Traveling Show
Sept. 30, 2012: OAKLAND, Kim Addonizio's poetry salon featured reader
Aug. 18 --Book Passage, CORTE MADERA, LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK LAUNCH: Turning a Train of Thought Upside Down: An Anthology of Women’s Poetry
July 14, 2012: OAKLAND -- 2-4 pm, Lakeview library, with other women poets in Turning a Train of Thought Upside Down anthology
July 18, 2012: DAVIS -- 5:30 pm --interview, Dr. Andy’s Poetry and Technology Hour on radio station KDVS 90.3 heard live.
Monday, April 23, 2012 --SACRAMENTO, Sacramento Poetry Center with Jeanne Wagner
Sunday, May 13, 2012 -- Valona Deli in CROCKETT with Melissa Stein
Saturday, March 31, 2012 -- Rebound Books in SAN RAFAEL with Lenore Weiss
Thursday, March 29, 2012 -- Poetry Flash series at Moe's Books in BERKELEY with Rebecca Foust, followed by launch party!
Tues. August 9, 2011