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POETS IN PAJAMAS # 100

 

 

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June 17, 7-9PM

Women of Appalachia Project
Stuarts Opera House
52 Public Square
Nelsonville, OH 45764
June 23, 2022, 8-10PM
National Federation of State Poetry Societies Convention
Sponsored by Ohio Poetry Association
Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive
Lewis Center, Ohio, 43035
July 23, 2-4PM
Women of Appalachia Project

G.A.R. Hall
1785 Main St
Peninsula, OH 44264
August 4, 6-7PM
Ohio State Fair Poetry Showcase
Cox FIne Art Center Rotundra
Ohio State Fair Grounds
717 East 17th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43211

Augut 20, 2022 2-3;30PM

Martins Ferry Library

Featured Reader

20 S 5th St.

Martins Ferry, OH 43935

September 7, 2022, 7PM
John Carroll University

Featured Reader
1 John Carroll Blvd
University Heights, OH 44118
contact: George Belgere
gbilgere@jcu.edu

September 10 2022 2-4PM

Sandusky Library

Reading

114 West Adams Street
Sandusky, OH 44870

September 15, 2022, 7PM

Spoken & Heard

52 Stuart's Opera House

Public Square

Nelsonville OH 45764

September 29 & 30, 2022
Lenoir-Rhyne University Visiting Writers Series
Thursday Reading: 7-9PM
Friday Workshop: 1-3PM
LRU Lineberger Center
Lenoir-Rhyne University
Hickory, NC 28603

October 6, 2022, 7-9PM

I Thought I Heard a Cardinal Sing
READING

Miami University Hamilton
1601 University Blvd
Hamilton, OH 45011

October 15, 2022, 2-4pm
Sponsored by Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum
300 Whitewoman Street
Coshocton, OH  43812
October 20, 2022, 7PM

Spoken & Heard

Featuring Diane Seuss, Kari Gunter-Seymour

& Quartez Harris

52 Stuart's Opera House

Public Square

Nelsonville OH 45764

October 20-23, 2022
Dodge Poetry Festival - 4 Day Event
New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Details to come
1 Center St,
Newark, NJ 07102

November 14, 2022 6-7:30PM

Richfield Branch Library

Akron-Summit County Public Library

Virtual

Registration link to come

February 14, 2023, 3PM
Fairmount Center for the Arts
Pull Back the Curtain Speaker Series
Virtual Event
Link to come

February 28, 2023, 11:30AM
Fitton Center for Creative Arts in Hamilton
Celebrating Self Speaker Series

101 S Monument Ave

Hamilton, OH 45011

April 5, 2023 6pm

Thurber House

Featured Reading

77 Jefferson Avenue

Columbus, OH

PAST EVENTS

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August 22, 2018, 7pm-10pm

Thurber House

Summer Literary Picnics

77 Jefferson Avenue

Columbus, OH

March 15, 2019, 3:30 pm

March 17, 2019, 2:00pm

Appalachian Studies Association Conference

University of North Carolina Asheville

Asheville, NC

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

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 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

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

April 9, 2020, 3-4:15 PM

Berea College Convocation

Phelps Stokes Auditorium
212 Chestnut Street
Berea KY 40404

April 30, 2020, 9am-10am EST

Rawkous Radio Creative Thursdays

Featured Poet

www.rawkous.com

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 26, 2020, Noon

Art in the Library

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV 26508

July 7, 2020, 9PM

Rattlecast

Rattle Magazine's Virtual

Reading Series

August 16, 2020, Noon

Ohio University Cutler Scholars

Workshop for incoming students

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 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

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

February 17, 2022, 7PM

Spoken & Heard

52 Stuart's Opera House

Public Square

Nelsonville OH 45764

FEATURING: Timothy Green

Savannah Sipple and David Sanders

Virtual event: stuartsoperahouse.org

March 3, 2022 10-11:30AM

Ohio Library Council

Webinar: The Power of Poetry

March 10, 2022 7-9PM

Ohio Alliance for Arts Education
Webinar: Meet & Greet
 

March 10, 2022 7-9PM

Athens County Poets and Writers

Open Mic

SignUp and Registration HERE

March 12, 2022, 1-3PM
Women of Appalachia Project

West Virginia University Libraries
Hosted by WVU Libraries
with Women's Resource
Center, WVU LGBTQ+
Center & Center for
Women’s and Gender Studies
VIRTUAL EVENT
Click here to register

 

March 16, 2022, 6:30-8:30PM
BOOK LAUNCH

Sponsored by Urban Appalachian Community Coalition
Mercantile Library
414 Walnut St #1100
Cincinnati, OH 45202
 
March 17, 2022, 7PM

Spoken & Heard

52 Stuart's Opera House

Public Square

Nelsonville OH 45764

FEATURING: Heidi Seaborn
Donna Hilbert

Virtual event: stuartsoperahouse.org 

March 23-25, 2022

AWP Conference

Panelist - How to Create a Successful Anthology

Friday, March 25, 2022
Scheduled Time: 12:10 PM–1:25 PM ET
Scheduled Room: 115AB

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St

Philadelphia, PA 19107

March 25, 2022, 7PM
Portsmouth Spring Literary Festival
Featured Reader

Downtown

Portsmouth, OH

March 26, 2022, 2-4pm

Sponsored by Ohio Poetry Association
Otterbein College
Towers Hall Room 112
1 South Grove Street
Westerville, 
OH 43081

April 2, 2022, 1-2pm

The Ohio Center for the Book
at Cleveland Public Library
Featured reader
Virtual Event
 
April 6, 2022, 12-1pm
Columbus State Community College Library
& Columbus Metropolitan Library
Featured reader
Virtual Event

April 7, 2022, 6-8pm
Sponsored by Ohio University Southern

1804 Liberty Ave
Ironton, OH 45638
VIRTUAL READING
April 9, 2022, 1-3PM
Women of Appalachia Project
Loyal Jones Appalachian Center
205 N Main St.
Berea, Kentucky 40403

April 14, 2022, 6-9pm

Sponsored by Marietta College
McDonough Auditorium
215 5th St
Marietta, OH 45750

April 21, 2022, 7PM

Spoken & Heard

52 Stuart's Opera House

Public Square

Nelsonville OH 45764

FEATURING: Linda Parsons,
Stellasue Lee, Barnard Clay

Virtual event: stuartsoperahouse.org 


April 22-23, 2022
Power of Poetry Festival
Evening Readings 7-10PM
Saturday Poetry Hike 2-4PM
Alley Park
Lancaster, OH 43130
 
April 28, 2022, 7PM
National Poetry Month Reading
Columbus Metropolitan Library
Columbus, OH
Virtual Event
Register Here:
 
April 29, 2022, 3PM
Ohioana Book Festival
Panel Moderator:
Readings and Conversations
Register Here:

May 7, 2022, 2-4pm

Sponsored by Summit ArtSpace 
140 East Market Street,
Akron, OH 
44308

 

May 12, 2022 7-9PM

Athens County Poets and Writers

Open Mic

SignUp and Registration HERE


May 14, 2022, 2-4pm
Sponsored by "Uncloistered Poetry"
Toledo Lucas County Public Library

McMaster Center
325 N. Michigan Street
Toledo, Ohio 43604

 
May 18, 2022, 7-9pm
Sponsored by Ohio University

Multicultural Center
Athens OH 45710
VIRTUAL EVENT
MAY 19, 2022, 10AM

Mid-Western History Conference

Panel: Writing the Region

Holiday Inn

Grand Rapids, MI, Downtown

 
MAY 19, 2022, 7PM

Spoken & Heard

52 Stuart's Opera House

Public Square

Nelsonville OH 45764

FEATURING: Doug Van Gundy,
Marianne Worthington, Neema Avashia

Virtual event: stuartsoperahouse.org 

May 21, 2022, 1-3PM

Women of Appalachia Project
The Towngate Theater
Oglebay Institute
2118 Market St
Wheeling, WV 26003

June 2, 2022, 1-2:30PM

Society for the Study

of Midwestern Literature

Symposium

Panel: Writing in the Midwest
105A Kellogg Center.

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

June 9-10 2022,

Lakeside Chautauqua

Educational Speaker, Thursday, 7PM

Workshop Instructor, Friday, 10:30AM

Lakeside Chautauqua
236 Walnut Ave.
Lakeside, OH 43440


June 11, 2022, 2-4pm

Sponsored by Cuyahoga County Public Library
South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch
876 S Green Rd
South Euclid, OH 44121

June 11, 2022, 5-7pm

Literary Cleveland and Flamingo Writers Guild
POETRY WORKSHOP

Veteran’s Memorial Park
6328 State Rd Pkwy Blvd
Parma, 44134

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