January 10, MODESTO, Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center's Second Tuesday Series at the Barkin' Dog Grill. 6 pm.
February 7, OAKLAND, Pandemonium Press presents "Love," with Amos White, Susan Browne, and Rafael Jesus Gonzalez. Spice Monkey loft, 1628 Webster St. 6:30-9 pm.
March 14, SAN JOSE, San Jose Poetry Center's Well/RED series, with Lisa Allen Ortiz at Works/San Jose, 365 S. Market St. 7 pm.
April 3, PETALUMA, Rivertown Poets, with Rafael Block, followed by open mic. Aqus Cafe, 189 H Street. 6:15-8:30 pm
April 15, SAN FRANCISCO. Rolling Writers presents Let's Jew It! at Rolling Out Cafe. 6-8 pm.
April 27, SAN FRANCISCO, an evening of poems about Forgotten Women. Artisans of SF, Irving Street at 27th Ave. With Kathleen McClung and others. 7pm
May 21, BERKELEY. Expressions Gallery. With Mary Curtis. 3 pm
September 10, LOS ANGELES area, Rattle Reading Series, Flintridge Bookstore, 1010 Foothill Blvd, La Canada. With Ananda Lima. 5 pm.
September 23, SEBASTOPOL, Word Temple series, with other contributors to "Know Me Here," an anthology of poetry by women edited by Katherine Hastings. details tba.
October 4, SAN FRANCISCO, Sacred Grounds Cafe. 2095 Hayes@Cole. Followed by open mic. 7 pm
Nov. 12, SAN FRANCISCO, Jewish Library, with Lenore Weiss and Joel Katz. 1-30 pm.
Nov. 18, SAN RAFAEL, Rebound Bookstore. With other contributors to the new issue of Spillway Journal.
Friday, December 8, BERKELEY: Last Word Reading Series at Nefeli Caffe. With Andrena Zawinski. 1854 Euclid Avenue, a little north of Hearst. There is also an open reading.
"Throat Singing" available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Powell's
RECENT POETRY READINGS:
Sunday June 12, 3 pm OAKLAND. Launch of "A Different Wakeful Animal" at Diesel Books, under auspices of Poetry Flash, and with Catherine Abbey Hodges, author of "Instead of Sadness." 5433 College Avenue. Free. Refreshments.
Thursday July 28, 7-8:30 pm PETALUMA Copperfield's Books, Marin Poetry Center Summer Traveling Show.With David Glick, Roy Mash, Meryl Natchez, and Jeanne Wagner. 140 Kentucky Street. Free.
May 8, 2-4 pm, LIVERMORE. Ravenswood Poetry Series, 2657 Arroyo Road. With Dennis Maloney, poet and publisher of White Pine Press.The event is $5.00 for admission. Light refreshments are served.
March 31, 5:30 pm, LOS ANGELES. The Stockingframe bar and restaurant. Reading with other WordTech authors attending AWP.
November 11, 7:30 pm, OAKLAND. Temple Sinai with poet and Poetry Flash editor Richard Silberg.
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!
Join me in Novato, May 9, 7pm
I'll be featured reader. Open mic follows.
Poetry Farm in Novato takes place at Dr. Insomnia's. (see flyer)
March 31 -- Kenneth R. Crispell Memorial History lecture at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
February 6 issue of The Lancet includes the essay we were asked to write based on "Normal at Any Cost."
Sept.-Oct. for "Normal at Any Cost"
October 19, segment on the Dr. Nancy Snyderman show, MSNBC, about the increasing use of growth hormone for height.
Sunday, October 18, interviewed for a New York Post story about Upper East Side parent who sued her insurer to continue growth hormone treatment for her 16-year-old son, now 5'7".
UPI columnist writes about the increasing acceptance of tall women, and includes an anecdote from "Normal at Any Cost." St. Louis Post Dispatch.
October 4, 6 pm, The Barbara Simpson Show on KSFO radio, San Francisco.
September: ABC.com health and Cookiemagazine.com (an online Conde Nast magazine for young parents) both wrote about the increasing use of growth hormone for healthy kids and featured "Normal at Any Cost."
July-August For "Normal at Any Cost":
Chris and I answered questions online (July 28-Aug 4) as "consultants," in response to the New York Times Science section review of our book. See link to the review. (Hint, the NYT called Normal at Any Cost "irresistible").
Patt Morrison show, So. Cal NPR, July 8 2-2:40 pm
July selection for the Women's Bioethics Project Book Club.
Q and A in Bay Area Parent Silicon Valley, July issue.
"Show and Tell" at Knight Fellowship reunion, Stanford University.
INTERVIEWS, APPEARANCES, BLOGS ABOUT "NORMAL AT ANY COST"
(Some of these are archived and available online -- check Quick Links on the right of this page for a few)
RADIO interviews for "Normal at Any Cost":
February 28 -- Science Fantastic, an hour with host Dr. Michio Kaku, aired on 125 commercial stations nationally.
CoasttoCoastam radio - three hours live with host Ian Punnett
March 9, WCBQ-WHNC AM, Oxford, North Carolina
March 9, Morning Show, WGVU Radio, Grand Rapids, Michigan (NPR)
March 10, Open Mind, WGVU radio (taped to air later)
March 11, An Evening With..., KCBX Public Radio, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara (also archived as podcast)
March 13, Strategies for Living, clear channel, LA, AK, and TX
March 18, Ian Punnett and Margery Show, FM 107.1 Minneapolis
Morning Edition, KVON Radio, Napa
March 19, Let's Talk, Northeast Indiana Public Radio
March 24, WJBC, Bloomington, Ill.
March 25, Conversations with Joy Carlin, Wisconsin Public Radio
March 30, The Round Table, WAMC, National Public Radio, Albany NY
April 7 Voice of America Radio, International
April 7 Parent Talk, KWMR Marin County
May 26 Nisha on Health, Medford Oregon
June 12, Faith Middleton Show, Connecticut NPR
TELEVISION for "Normal at Any Cost"
March 24 View from the Bay, ABC TV, San Francisco
San Francisco Chronicle
Grand Rapids Press
Los Angeles Times (Chris wrote a great op-ed)
DES Action Voice
New England Journal of Medicine (June 18)
SOME BLOGS ABOUT "NORMAL AT ANY COST":
Psychology Today, Genetics Crossroad blog 6/3
Bay Area appearances for "Normal at Any Cost."
Friday, March 20 -- Launch! Mrs. Dalloway's bookstore reading and signing. 2904 College Avenue, Berkeley. 7:30 pm.
Thursday, April 2 -- Stanford Bookstore reading and signing. Stanford University campus. 6 pm.
November 8, 2009. Poetry Flash has asked me to join Marilyn Kallet for a reading at Diesel books, 5433 College Avenue, Oakland. 510-653-9965
Tue Jun 30, 07:30 PM Dance Palace,503 B Street, Pt. Reyes Station, Marin Poetry Center Summer Traveling Show.
Thursday, March 12. West Portal Bookstore, along with other members of the Women's National Book Authors Association. 7 pm.
Sunday, March 15. Author's panel, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism alumni weekend. Northgate Hall, UC Berkeley. 11:30 am - 12.30.
EVENT TO BENEFIT KEHILLA SYNAGOGUE POETRY ANTHOLOGY
Thursday August 26, 7 to 9:30pm
Kehilla Community Synagogue, Fireside Room
1600 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA (diagonally across from ACE Hardware)
Poets scheduled to read are:
Finishing Line Press Celebrates Its Authors at Rebound Bookstore, Hosted by Poet Rebecca Foust
Saturday, July 10 4:00p to 6:00p
at Rebound Bookstore, San Rafael, CA
Rebound Bookstore, the downtown San Rafael bookstore which caters to readers of all genres, will host a special event to celebrate Finishing Line Press poets SUSAN COHEN, Iris Dunkle, Donna Emerson, Katherine Hastings, Kirsten Neff, Connie Post, Zara Raab, Dian Duchin Reed, Peter Weltner, and Toni Wilkes. The event will be emcee’d by Rebecca Foust.