This year I’m mostly focused on writing new poems, but I am doing a few events, and you can still find me talking poetry on KUOW.org (scroll down that page for links to segments).
- April 14 at 7p: Q&A with Ada Limón for Word Works at Hugo House.
- April 21: Keynote address and break-out session at the Mental Health & Self-Care for Social Work Practitioners conference. Sponsored by the University of Washington School of Social Work Student Advisory Council.
- April 26 at 7p: The Soul of Poetry: Share the Journey. Washington State Poets Laureate Samuel Green, Kathleen Flenniken, Elizabeth Austen, and Tod Marshall read poems they have written to celebrate and help raise awareness of the humanitarian aid programs of Catholic Relief Services. Saint Cecilia Church: 1310 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island.
- May 14 at 7p: Reading of poetry by Mahmoud Darwish (in Arabic and English) to mark the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, the Catastrophe, when the destruction of the Palestinian homeland and the dispossession of its people began in 1948. Elliott Bay Books. Details TBA.