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October 21, 2021, 7PM

Spoken & Heard

52 Stuart's Opera House

Public Square

Nelsonville OH 45764

FEATURING: Ruth Awad,

Marcus jackson

and Tiffany Williams

Virtual event: stuartsoperahouse.org

October 29 and 30, 2021,

Wellsprung Imagination

Wood Thrush Lodge, Elinger Road,

Hocking Hills, Logan OH
A retreat for those 55 and older to

access the creative part of themselves

that somehow was left along the way

to a ‘normal’ adult life.

Register: owl111@frontier.com

November 11, 2021, 7PM

Literary Club of Cincinnati

VETERANS DAY READING

500 E 4th St

Cincinnati, OH 45202

GUESTS MUST BE VACCINATED

November 18, 2021, 7PM

Spoken & Heard

52 Stuart's Opera House

Public Square

Nelsonville OH 45764

FEATURING: Nickole Brown,

Jessica Jacobs, Alan Holms

and Michael Cody

Virtual event: stuartsoperahouse.org

PAST EVENTS

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August 22, 2018, 7pm-10pm

Thurber House

Summer Literary Picnics

77 Jefferson Avenue

Columbus, OH

 

September 21, 2018, 6-9pm
Northern Kentucky University
Fort Thomas Antiques & Design Center

90 Alexandria Pike,
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
Reception following event

Oct. 6, 2018, 1pm - 3pm
West Virginia University

Downtown Campus Library
Milano Reading Room
1549 University Ave
Morgantown, WV 26505

Oct. 27, 2018, 7pm - 10pm

Barn Bash For Serenity Grove

Dairy Barn Arts Center

Athens, OH

Nov. 15, 2018 6pm - 9pm
Ohio University Southern

Spriggs Auditorium

1804 Liberty Ave.Ironton, Ohio

Reception following performance

March 15, 2019, 3:30 pm

March 17, 2019, 2:00pm

Appalachian Studies Association Conference

University of North Carolina Asheville

Asheville, NC

 

April 11, 2019, 6-9pm

Dairy Barn Arts Center

8000 Dairy Lane

Athens, OH 45701
 

May 15-19

Bridgewater International Poetry Festival

Bridgewater College

402 E College St,

Bridgewater, VA 22812

May 20, 2019, 6pm-9pm

POETRY +

Art on Madison

14203 Madison Ave.

Lakewood, OH 44107

June 7-9 , 2019

West Virginia Writers Conference

Keynote & Workshops

Cedar Lakes Conference Center
Ripley, W.Va. 25271

June 26, 2019

Allegany Echos

Master Artist

Performance & Workshops

21507 Seneca Trail
Marlinton, WV 24954

June 27, 2019, 1-4pm

Pear S. Buck Birthplace Museum

8129 Seneca Trail

Hillsboro, WV 24946

July 9, 2019, 6-9pm

Ohio County Public Library

52 16th St

Wheeling, WV 26003

August 1, 2019 6:00 PM

Ohio State Fair Inaugural Poetry Showcase

Cox Fine Art Center

717 E 17th Ave (at The Ohio Expo Center & State Fairgrounds)
Columbus, OH 43211

August 10, 2019 1PM

Bottom Dog Press Reading Series

Smith's Coffeehouse

140 Columbus Ave

Sandusky, OH 44870

August 29, 209 6:30-9pm

Fearless Women: Their Journey to Self-empowerment

ARTS/West

132 W State St, Athens, OH 45701

September 21, 2019 1-3PM

The Inner Geek

30 Pullman Sq
Huntington, West Virginia 25701

October 4-5, 2019

Lit Youngstown Fall Literary Festival

-Workshop: 10-10:50PM

-Reading: 2-2:50PM

Kilcawley Center

Youngstown State University

1 University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555

October 8, 2019 7-9PM

Boom Project: Voices of a Generation

Arnold’s Bar and Grille 

210 East 8th Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

October 31, 2019 3:30-5PM

(RE)COVERING APPALACHIA SYMPOSIUM

Appleton Gallery

Shawnee State University
Portsmouth, OH 45662

November 1, 2019 Noon

Word Stream: The Weekly Writers Voice

"Live" at WDVX Stage, Knoxville Visitors Center

301 S Gay Street

Knoxville, Tenn 37902

January 27, 2020 7PM

The Poetry Forum

Bossy Girls

2598 N High Street

Columbus OH 43202

January 31, 2020, 5pm

#SpeakUp Workshop

Baker University Center

Ohio University

Athens, OH 45701

February 21, 2020, 5PM

#SpeakUp Workshop

Baker University Center

Ohio University

Athens, OH 45701

February 29, 2020 6PM

The Boom Project

Stuart's Opera House

30 Public Square

Nelsonville, OH

March 8, 2020, 11AM

First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta

232 Third Street

Marietta, OH  45750

March 12-15, 2020

Appalachian Studies Association Conference

Fearless Women (reading)

Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel (reading)

Riparian (Reading)

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky 40506

March 20, 2020, 5PM

#SpeakUp Workshop

Baker University Center

Ohio University

Athens, OH 45701

March 22, 2020, 2PM-3PM

Rattle Open Mic

Poets Respond to Coronavirus

Selected Reader

YouTube

March 23, 2020, 10AM-4PM

TEDx Ohio University

Templeton-Blackburn Alumni

Memorial Auditorium

Ohio University

Athens, OH 45701

March 26, 2020, 4PM-5:30PM

Stay-At-Home Poetry Workshop

Sonsored by Dairy Barn Arts Center

Join us on Webex

March 27, 2020, 7:30PM

Appalachian Listening Room

48 W. Main Street

Logan Ohio 43138

March 28, 2020, 6PM

Ohio University Multicultural Center

Baker University Center Theater

Athens, OH 45701

April 6, 2020, 6:00-7:30 PM

Jacar Press Open Mic

Selected Reader

Zoom

April 9, 2020, 3-4:15 PM

Berea College Convocation

Phelps Stokes Auditorium
212 Chestnut Street
Berea KY 40404

April 9, 2020, 7:30-9 PM

Jacar Press Open Mic

Selected Reader

Zoom

April 12, 2020, noon-1PM

Rattle Open Mic

Poets Respond to Coronavirus

Selected Reader

YouTube

April 14, 2020, 7PM CST

Black Dog Poetry

Selected Reader

Zoom

April 15, 2020, 6:30 PM EST

Wednesday Night Poetry Virtual Open Mic

Selected Reader

Live Facebook Event

April 18, 2020 3PM EST

Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon

Open Mic

Zoom

April 18, 2020 1-3PM
Marshall University
Drinko Library, 3rd Floor Atrium
Sponsored by Marshall University
Center for Continuing Education
1 John Marshall Dr.
Huntington, WV 25755

April 23, 2020, 6PM

Spoken & Heard Poetry Series

Dairy Barn Art Center

4000 Dairy Lane

Athens, OH 45710

April 30, 2020, 9am-10am EST

Rawkous Radio Creative Thursdays

Featured Poet

www.rawkous.com

May 1, 2020 7:30PM EST

Jawbone

Open Mic

Zoom

May 2, 2020 3PM EST

Bluefield College

Open Mic

Zoom

May 5, 2020 7PM EST

Sitwells Poetry

Open Mic

Zoom

May 10, 2020, 3PM

South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library

1876 South Green Rd.

South Euclid, OH 44121

May 13-17, 2020

Bridgewater International Poetry Festival

Virtual Workshop & Reading

Featured Poet/Workshop Instructor
402 East College Street
Bridgewater, VA 22812

June 11, 2020, 6PM

Dairy Barn Art Center

4000 Dairy Lane

Athens, OH 45710

June 18, 2020, 6PM

"Wish I Could Do It Over"

Virtual Workshop

ZOOM

Click Here to Register:

Click on “Add a note”

to leave your name and email

June 26, 2020, Noon

Art in the Library

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV 26508

June 29, 2020, 7PM

Sheila-Na-Gig Editions

Virtual Reading

ZOOM

July 7, 2020, 9PM

Rattlecast

Rattle Magazine's Virtual

Reading Series

July 8, 2020, 4PM

Serenity Grove

Women for Recovery

Virtual Writers Workshop

July 16, 2020, 6:30PM

Gathering Volumes Bookstore

Perrysburg, OH 43551

Virtual Reading

August 16, 2020, Noon

Ohio University Cutler Scholars

Workshop for incoming students

August 28, 2020, 7PM

Art and Performance Center of West Toledo

Virtual Reading

August 29, 2020, 7PM

Mac's Backs-Books On Coventry

Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

Virtual Reading

September 1, 2020, 7:30PM

Poetry Night at Sitwell’s

Cincinnati, OH 45220

Virtual Reading

September 9, 2020, 6:30PM

Thurber House Author Event

77 Jefferson Ave

Columbus 43215

Virtual Reading

September 26, 2020, 2PM

Lit Youngstown Virtual Fall Fest

Featured Reader

Virtual Reading

October 11, 2020. 6PM

Poets In Pajamas Reading Series

Hosted by Sundress Publications

LIVE Facebook Event

October 17, 2020. 6PM

SpoFest: Poet Laureate Reading

Featuring 4 present and past laureates

from OH and MO

LIVE Facebook Event

October 21, 2020, 7PM

Kanawah Reading Series

Glenville State College
200 High St

Glenville, WV 26351

Virtual Reading

October 22, 2020, 7PM

Caldwell Arts Council Poetry

Lenoir

North Carolina 28645

Virtual Reading
 

October 28, 2020, 3-4:15 PM

Berea College Convocation

Phelps Stokes Auditorium
212 Chestnut Street
Berea KY 40404

Virtual Reading

 

November 10, 2020, 7PM

Filson Historical Society, 6PM

4850 Brownsboro Center

Louisville, Kentucky 40207

Virtual Reading

December 3, 2020, 7PM

Don't Cry for me J.D.Vance

Virtual Reading in response to Hillbilly Elegy

Sponsors:

Downbound Books,

West Virginia University Press,

Urban Appalachian Community Coalition

Virtual Reading

https://www.downboundbooks.com/?q=h.calevents

December 11, 2020, 7PM

Solstice Poetry Reading

Tecumseh Land Trust

Yellow Springs, OH

Virtual Reading

December 17, 2020, 6PM

"Spoken & Heard"

Guests: Carter Taylor Seaton,

Karen Shubert, L Renee

Sponsor: City of Athens Ohio

January 21, 2021, 7PM

"Spoken & Heard"

Guests: poets Alison Luterman

Chiquita Mullins Lee

and singer/songwriter Megan Bee

Sponsor: Stuart's Opera House

February 13, 2021, 2PM

Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals

Virtual Reading

Stuart;s Opera House

Nelsonville, OH

February 18, 2021, 7PM

"Spoken & Heard"

Guests: poet Allison Joseph

and author Wesley Browne

Sponsor: Stuart's Opera House

March 5, 2021, 6-9PM

Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Virtual Reading

Columbus, OH

March 18, 2021, 7PM

"Spoken & Heard"

Guests: “Prettiest Star” Carter Sickles

and Jessica Salfia

Sponsor: Stuart's Opera House

March 19-20, 2021, 7-10PM

Power of Poetry Festival

Guests: Billy Collins, Naomi Shihab Nye,

Ellen Bass, Alison Luterman, Luis Rodriguez,

David Lee, Kari Gunter-Seymour

Virtual event

April 7, 2021, 2PM

Ohio University Southern

Virtual Reading and Q&A

April 8, 2021, 2-4PM

Springfield Arts Council

A reading and workshop for

"Youth Arts Ambassadors"

(middle and high school students)

April 10, 2021, 1-3PM

Clarksburg-Harrison Library

Fortifying Our Resilience

Poetry Workshop

Virtual event

April 13, 2021, 6:30 PM

Dover Library

Where I Come From,

It’s Pronounced Ap-uh-lach-uh!

Virtual Reading and Q&A

April 15, 2021, 7PM

"Spoken & Heard"

Guests: “Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle,

Robert Gipe, Kari Gunter-Seymour

Sponsor: Stuart's Opera House

April 20, 2021, 7PM

"Recipe for Life"

Generative Writer's Workshop

Virtual event

April 21, 2021, 7-9PM

West Liberty University Hughes Lecture Series

Featured Reader

Virtual event

April 24, 2021, 1PM

Ohioana Festival

Diverse Voices in Poetry

Ross Gay, Kari Gunter-Seymour

Zoe Brigley, Phillip Metres

Teri Ellen Cross Davis

Live Virtual Panel

April 22, 2021, 7PM

Columbus Metropolitan Library

Poetry Reading and Q&A

Kari Gunter-Seymour

Rose Smith, Geoff Anderson

Moderator: Scott Woods

Virtual event

May 14, 2021, 7-9PM

Greater Cincinnati Writer’s League

Featured Author, Q&A, Discussion

Virtual event

May 15, 2021, 2-4PM

Verse Virtual

Featured Author, Q&A, Discussion

Virtual event

May 21 & 22, 2021

Spring Retreat

FRIDAY: Reading and Q&A, 7PM

SATURDAY: Workshop: Return to Mindfulness, 10:30AM

Workshop: Allow Me to Repeat Myself, 2PM

Gathering & Open Mic, 7PM

May 25, 2021, 7PM

"Repetition"

Generative Writer's Workshop

Virtual event

August 1, 2021, 3:30- 4:30PM
19th Amendment Celebration

Statehouse Steps

Columbus, OH

 

August 19, 2021, 7PM

Spoken & Heard

52 Stuart's Opera House

Public Square

Nelsonville OH 45764

FEATURING: Mike Croley,

Jacinda Townsend
and Bruce Dalzell


Agust 24 & 25, 2021

Ohio Department of Mental Health

and Addiction Services
Peer Recovery Support Conference
Virtual Event

September 2021 May 2022
Wexner Center for the Arts

Writer in Residence

"Pages Program"

Focused on writing experiences 

for Central Ohio teens

September 10 and 11, 2021
WANNA - Writers Association

of Northern Appalachia Conference

Featured reading and book signing

ZOOM

September 15, 2021 3:00 -5:00 PM
Marietta College, Marietta Ohio
Institute for Learning in Retirement

A series of writing workshop focused

on examining thoughts, feelings, and

sensations, with a focus on healing.
Virtual event - Register Here:

https://www.marietta.edu/ilr 
 

September 23, 2021, 7PM

Spoken & Heard

52 Stuart's Opera House

Public Square

Nelsonville OH 45764

FEATURING: Crystal Wilkinson,

Philip Metres and Caitlin Kraus

Virtual event: stuartsoperahouse.org

September 29, 2021 3:00 -5:00 PM
Marietta College, Marietta Ohio
Institute for Learning in Retirement

A series of writing workshop focused

on examining thoughts, feelings, and

sensations, with a focus on healing.
Virtual event - Register Here:

https://www.marietta.edu/ilr 

October 7, 2021, 5:30PM

Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery

Shift: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

Generative Writer's Workshop

Virtual event

October 13, 2021 3:00 -5:00 PM
Marietta College, Marietta Ohio
Institute for Learning in Retirement

A series of writing workshop focused

on examining thoughts, feelings, and

sensations, with a focus on healing.
Virtual event- Register Here:

https://www.marietta.edu/ilr 

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