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2013 Events


* February 2, 2013. Speaker at Cass City's annual Citizen of the Year banquet. Cass City, MI.

* February 12, 2013. Poet in last episode of "Picnic at the Opera," a local musical variety show. See http:/​/​www.upnorthmedia.org/​watchupnorthtv.asp?SDBFid=5149#vid

* April 18, 2013. Poetry from the Back Forty: a reading with Teresa Scollon and Anne-Marie Oomen. 7 pm. Bingham District Library, Suttons Bay, MI. Free. www.suttonsbaylibrary.org.

* April 24, 2013. "Reading Contemporary Poetry" Northwestern Michigan College Extended Education Course #EESA683. Wednesday, 1-3:30 pm. University Center, Room 213. For more information and to register, go to https:/​/​www.nmc.edu/​resources/​extended-education/​index.html

* May 1 and May 8, 2013. "Reading and Writing Elegy": Northwestern Michigan College Extended Education Course #EECA325. Two Wednesdays, 1-3 pm. University Center, Room 214. For more information and to register, go to https:/​/​www.nmc.edu/​resources/​extended-education/​index.html

2012 Events


• February 2012. Interview on Michigan Writers on the Air with Aaron Stander, Interlochen Public Radio. (link: http:/​/​ipr.interlochen.org/​michigan-writers-air/​episode/​18273)
• March 2, 2012. Made in Michigan Writers Series Author Signing, at AWP Conference. 1 pm. Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL.
• March 18, 2012. Book Launch Party, Sunday. 3 pm. Brilliant Books in Traverse City, MI.
• March 20, 2012. Interview on “Writers Minutes.” 6:45 pm. 7&4 News.
• March 23, 2012. Reading of ekphrastic poems based on Women and Art exhibit. With Anne-Marie Oomen and Fleda Brown. 5:30-7:30 pm. Oliver Art Center, Frankfort, MI.
• April 17, 2012. Made in Michigan Writers Series annual celebration, hosted by Wayne State University Press. 5:30 pm. Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, MI.
• April 18, 2012. Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor, guest writer in Jeff Kass’s writing classes.
• April 18, 2012. Reading at Nicola’s Books with Jack Driscoll. Ann Arbor, MI.
• May 26, 2012. Reading in Interlochen Arts Academy’s 50th Anniversary Collage concert. Kresge Auditorium, Interlochen, MI. 8 pm.
• June 30, 2012. Midtown Literary Walk. Saturday, Twelve noon at Detroit Artists Market, 4719 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI.
• July 16, 2012. Reading and discussion at Helen Rawson Memorial Library. 7-8 pm. Cass City, MI.
• July 24, 2012. Reading and discussion at Leelanau Public Library. 7-8 pm. Northport, MI.
• July 29, 2012. Glen Arbor Annual 2012 Arts Collage. Reading of Ekphrastic poems with Anne-Marie Oomen. 8 pm. Lake Street Studios, Glen Arbor, MI.
• Sept 8-9, 2012. Workshops for kids and adult at the Octagon Barn Festival, Gagetown, MI.
• Oct 27, 2012. Reading at Dog Ears Books, Northport, MI.
• Nov 5, 2012. Reading at the St. Louis Poetry Center's Observable Reading Series, Schlafly Bottleworks, St. Louis, MI.
• Nov 17, 2012. Reading with Anne-Marie Oomen at Horizon Books, Traverse City, MI.

Selected Works

Poetry Anthology
Anthology of Michigan poets and artists.
Poetry
A beautiful meditation on grief, memory, and the seasons of life.
Winner of the Michigan Writers Chapbook contest, this chapbook collects persona poems and personal poems to illuminate a world of humor, deep feelings, and strong community.