Readings & Events


June 13, 2023
6:00 p.m. PT
Cascadia Field Guide reading
With Nick Neely, John Daniel, Jessica Johnson, and Jennifer Perrine
Broadway Books
Portland, Oregon

July 24, 2023
7:00 p.m. PT
With Kristin Berger
Annie Bloom’s Books
Portland, Oregon

July 26, 2023
6:15 p.m. PT
LiTFUSE Fuel Reading Series
The Fueling Station
Tieton, Washington

October 27, 2023
5:30 p.m. PT
Last Friday Poetry Series
The Book Bin
Salem Oregon


May 16, 2023
JackLeg Press Spring Reading
With Jessica Cuello, Rita Mookerjee, and Dorianne Laux
Watch recording

April 12, 2023
Milwaukie Poetry Series
Milwaukie Ledding Library Community Room
Portland, Oregon
Watch recording

March 10, 2023
With Catie Bull, Lisa Morin Carcia, Courtney LeBlanc, Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo, Katie Hartsock, Teo Shannon, Joannie Stangeland, and Paul Sundberg
Six Arms McMenamins
Seattle, Washington

March 9, 2023
Voices of the Anthropocene: An Ecopoetry Reading
With Hila Ratzabi, Claire Wahmanholm, Angela Voras-Hills, and Sean Hill
Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
Seattle, Washington

November 3, 2022
Portland Book Festival Cover-to-Cover: Poetry Speed Dating
With Airlie Press
Blackbird Wineshop
Portland, Oregon

October 18, 2022
With Jennifer Reimer Recio and Irene Cooper
Roundabout Books & Cafe
Bend, Oregon

September 19, 2022
Featured Reader: Poetry Open Mic
Camas Public Library
Camas, Washington

August 26, 2022
Cirque issue launch reading
With Marc Janssen, Dale Champlin, Willa Schneberg, Cynthia Steele, Sandra Kleven, Sherri Levine, Connie Soper, Michelle Bonczek, Nancy Deschu, and Francis Opila
Rose City Book Pub
Portland, Oregon

August 8, 2022
With Jessica Pierce
Annie Bloom’s Books
Portland, Oregon

July 7, 2022
Airlie Press Fundraiser & Celebration
Blackbird Wineshop
Portland, Oregon

June 16, 2022
With John Sibley Williams
Broadway Books
Portland, Oregon

April 24, 2022
Manzanita Writers’ Series
With David J.S. Pickering
Hoffman Center for the Arts
Manzanita, Oregon

April 1, 2022
SOMOS Poetry Month
With Jennifer Perrine and Jennifer Foerster
Virtual event – watch here

March 20, 2022
Airlie Press Smol Fair Reading & Conversation
With Amelia Díaz Ettinger, Jennifer Reimer, Connie Soper, and Charity Yoro
Virtual event – watch here

December 16, 2021
First Draft Writers’ Series
Pendleton Center for the Arts
Virtual event

November 21, 2021
Virtual event

November 17, 2021
Art Center East Writing Project
Virtual event

November 13, 2021
Pop-up reading at the Portland Book Festival
Portland Art Museum
Portland, Oregon

October 12, 2021
With Jessica Pierce & Caroline Wilcox Reul
Rose City Book Pub
Portland, Oregon

October 2, 2021
North Coast Squid contributor reading
Virtual event

September 24-26, 2021
LiTFUSE: Poets Unite!
Virtual event
Watch the faculty/scholar reading

September 19, 2021
Poets in Pajamas
Watch here

September 16, 2021
Airlie Press book launch reading
With David J.S. Pickering
Virtual event hosted by Annie Bloom’s Books
Portland, Oregon

September 5, 2021
The Poetry Show! with DJ Daphne
Radio Boise: KRBX 89.9 FM

September 2, 2021
McMinnville Public Library Poetry Night
Virtual event

August, 2021
Tupelo Press 30/30 Project
30 poems in 30 days! Support the project here.

August 17, 2021
With Jennifer Perrine and Amelia Díaz Ettinger
LiTFUSE: Poets Unite! Virtual workshop
“Rhyme and Reason: The Art of Assembling a Poetry Manuscript”

May 17, 2021
With Armin Tolentino and Casey Bush
Talking Earth radio program on KBOO

May 13, 2021
Airlie Press Annual May Mixer
With Megan Alpert, Amelia Díaz Ettinger, Jennifer Perrine, David Pickering, Jennifer Reimer, and Connie Soper
Virtual event

April 26, 2021
With Charles Seluzicki
Virtual event with Broadway Books

March 4, 2021
Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference
The Cooperative Press in a Time of Social Change
Airlie Press panel with Amelia Díaz Ettinger, Jessica Mehta, and Jennifer Perrine

February 22, 2021 Reading Series
With Janisse Ray and Juan J. Morales
Virtual event

January 22, 2021
Permafrost 42.2 Issue Release Party
Virtual event

December 12, 2020
The Poeming Pigeon: Pop Culture book launch reading
With Gilbert Allen, Amelia Annen, Joann Renee Boswell, Michael B. Carroll, Dale Champlin, Margaret Chula, Jennifer Clark, Judy Dykstra-Brown, Matthew Farr, Linda Ferguson, Kate Gallagher, Peter M. Gordon, Debbie Hall, Karen Paul Holmes, Kate Horowitz, Tricia Knoll, Linda Kraus, Sherri Hope Levine, Sue Fagalde Lick, Deborah Meltvedt, Karla Linn Merrifield, Sharon Lask Munson, Clela Reed, Penelope Scambly Schott, Judith Terzi, Lauren Tivey, Phyllis Wax, J. Stephen Whitney, and John “Catfish” Wojtowicz
Virtual event – watch HERE

November 1, 2020
Tiny Spoon Issue 5: Ecology Release Video Premiere

October 20, 2020
Head for the Hills
Virtual event

October 8, 2020
The Canyon Poets Present
Virtual event

June 13, 2020
Reed College Virtual Reunions
Rude Girls & Friends Poetry Reading
With Endi Bogue Hartigan, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Keiko Lane, and Eve Lyons

February 24, 2020
The Occasion podcast/radio interview
Host: Jennifer Perrine

February 22, 2020
The Poeming Pigeon: Cosmos book launch reading
With Pattie Palmer-Baker, Trina Gaynon, Colette Tennant, Liz Nakazawa, Casey Bush, Dale Champlin, Melody Leming-Wilson, Douglas Spangle, Marilyn Johnston, Judith Arcana, Joann Renee Boswell, Brad G. Garber, Jessica Parker, Devon Balwit, Linda Ferguson, Delia Garigan, Rebecca Smolen, Doug Stone, LAW Fraser, and Deborah Bachels Schmidt
The Ledding Library event room
Milwaukie, Oregon

January 5, 2020
The Voice of Empathy Reading Series
With Marilyn Stablein
The Tiny Theater PDX
Portland, Oregon

November 3, 2019
great weather for MEDIA reading
With Merridawn Duckler, Brad Garber, Matthew Hupert, Christopher Luna, Dan Raphael, Kelly Terwilliger, and Gina Williams. Hosted by Jane Ormerod.
The Waypost
Portland, Oregon

May 4, 2019
The Poeming Pigeon: Sports
book launch reading
With Sharon Wood Wortman, Kris Demien, Penelope Scambly Schott, Margaret Chula, Toni Partington, Joshua Plack, Vivienne Popperl, Donna Prinzmetal, Barbara Meier, Hanna Jane Weber, Joy McDowell, Devon Balwit, Linda Neal Reising, and Shawn Aveningo Sanders
Pond House at the Ledding Library
Milwaukie, Oregon

April 19, 2019
Phantom Drift Literary Reading
With Matt Schumaker, Donna Prinzmetal, John Morrison, Armin Tolentino, Pattie Palmer-Baker, and Devon Balwit
Look Long Brewing Company
Portland, Oregon

March 28, 2019
Reed College Alumni Reading (in association with AWP)
With alia adigweme, John Daniel, C.J. Evans, Lise Funderburg, Connor Greer, Endi Bogue Hartigan, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Chris Lydgate, Cate Peebles, Katie Pelletier, and Vanessa Veselka
Psychic Sister
Portland, Oregon

March 27, 2019
Finishing Line Press reading (in association with AWP)
With Kristin Berger, Don Colburn, Douglas Cole, Leanne Grabel, Mary Ann Miller, Judy Montgomery, Heidi Seaborn, Suzanne Sigafoos, Joe Soldati, Dianne Stepp, and Julene Weaver
Black Hat Books
Portland, Oregon

December 8, 2018
Playa Presents Open Studios and Presentations
Summer Lake, Oregon

October 11, 2018
Lit Crawl: Seattle
Poetic Justice: Mineral School Presents Poets
With Michele Bombardier, Clare Johnson, and Rena Priest
Cafe Solstice Capitol Hill
Seattle, Washington

October 5, 2018
Word & Image 2018
Hoffman Center for the Arts
Manzanita, Oregon

September 15, 2018
The Poeming Pigeon: In the News book launch reading
With Nancy Flynn, Christopher Luna, Linda Ferguson, Dan Raphael, Julene Tripp Weaver, Eleanor Berry, Lindy Low Le Coq, Vivienne Popperl, Cathy Cain, Eleanor Kedney, Kathleen Patterson, Collette Tennant, Laura LeHew, Brad G. Garber, Lynn Knapp, and Shawn Aveningo Sanders
The Pond House (at Ledding Library)
Milwaukie, Oregon

June 10, 2018
Neon Dream #3
With Lee Taulbee, Amie Champagne, and Nastashia Minto
The Big Legrowlski
Portland, Oregon

May 1, 2018
New Poet Challenge #36
With Erica Mitchell and others
Pairings Portland Wine Shop & Bar
Portland, Oregon

March 6, 2018
New Poet Challenge #34
With Kristin Berger, Joshua Baker, Juleen Johnson, Ken Yoshikawa, and Teo Mungaray
Pairings Portland Wine Shop & Bar
Portland, Oregon

July 27, 2017
Mineral School July Residents Reading
With Karen Finneyfrock, Meghan McGrath, and Kelly Sundberg
The Mineral School
Mineral, Washington

May 18, 2017
FoPo Poetry
With Tiffany Burba
Backstory Books
Portland, Oregon

May 6, 2017
The Poeming Pigeon: Poems from the Garden Book Launch Celebration & Reading
Ledding Library Pond House
Milwaukie, Oregon

March 15, 2017
Timberline Review Contributors Reading
With Richard Porus, Devon Balwit, Robin Schauffler, Mike Francis, John Shirley, and Tim Gillespie
Broadway Books
Portland, Oregon

October 13, 2016
Timberline Review Contributors Reading
With C. Wade Bentley and David Melville
Ledding Library Pond House
Milwaukie, Oregon

August 8, 2016
With Shadab Zeest Hashmi and Endi Bogue Hartigan
Ford Food & Drink
Portland, Oregon

August 4, 2016
Timberline Review Contributors Reading
With Mark Cunningham, Andrea Hollander, Annie Lighthart, David Melville, Paulann Petersen, and Christy Stevens
Broadway Books
Portland, Oregon

February 18, 2016
First Draft Writers’ Series
Pendleton Center for the Arts
Pendleton, Oregon

February 19, 2016
Timberline Review Contributors Reading
With Paulann Peterson, Penelope Scambly Schott, Jeanne Krinsley, Jennifer Dorner, and Henry Hughes
Ledding Library Pond House
Milwaukie, Oregon

January 16, 2016
Nye Beach Writers Series
Newport Visual Arts Center
Newport, Oregon

December 2, 2015
Timberline Review Contributors Reading at the Willamette Writers Book Fair
Barnes and Noble Clackamas Town Center
Portland, Oregon

December 1, 2015
VoiceCatcher 10th Anniversary Celebration & Book Launch
Disjecta Contemporary Art Center
Portland, Oregon

November 4, 2015
The Milwaukie Poetry Series
Of Course, I’m a Feminist!
With Shawn Aveningo, Tricia Knoll, Sharon Wood Wortman, Carter McKenzie, Pam Crow, Ila Suzanne, Judith Arcana, and Gail Barker
The Pond House
Milwaukie, Oregon

October 20, 2015
Readings at Milepost 5
With Eleanor Berry and Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo
Milepost 5 Art Haus
Portland, Oregon

September 8, 2015
Timberline Review contributors reading
With Jack Estes, Jennifer Foreman, Rick George, Christa Kaainoa, Jill Kelly, Jennie Kiffmeyer, Sherri Levine, Liz Nakazawa, Kate Ristau, and Steve Theme
Annie Bloom’s Books
Portland, Oregon

June 13, 2015
With Endi Bogue Hartigan and Eve Lyons
Reed College
Portland, Oregon

March 8, 2015
International Women’s Day Poetry Reading
With Fran Adler, Judith Arcana, Shawn Aveningo, Gail Barker, Judith Barrington, Emily Carr, Pam Crow, Linda Ferguson, Andrea Hollander, Tricia Knoll, Elise Kuechle, Carter McKenzie, Penelope Schott, Marilyn Stablein, Ila Suzanne, Carlyn Syvanen, and Sharon Wood-Wortman
Tabor Space
Portland, Oregon

February 12, 2015
Pre-Valentine’s Day Love Poetry Reading
With Annie Lighthart and A. Molotkov
Another Read Through
Portland, Oregon

February 6, 2015
In Dialogue Series
Profile Theatre
Portland, Oregon

December 11, 2014
Reed College Poetry Salon
Portland, Oregon

November 9, 2014
Studio Series
With Christopher Luna
Stonehenge Studios
Portland, Oregon

October 16, 2014
“The Place of Art: Exploring How Location Shapes Artistic Expression”
Panel discussion with Ron Paul, Adriana Baer, & David Sabbath
Warner Pacific College
Portland, Oregon

July 20, 2014
Lents International Farmers Market
With Sara Guest, Heidi Schulman Greenwald, Dawn Marie Knopf, and Sage Cohen
Portland, Oregon

June 5, 2014
Reed College
With Endi Bogue Hartigan & Shadab Zeest Hashmi
Portland, Oregon

March 12, 2014
The Milwaukie Poetry Series
The Pond House
Milwaukie, Oregon

February 27, 2014
Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference
The Reed Way: 101 Years of Inquiry & Poetry
With Lisa Steinman, Cathy Linh Che, & CJ Evans
Seattle, Washington

September 25, 2013
Mountain Writers Series
The Press Club
With Bill Siverly
Portland, Oregon

September 10, 2013
Another Read Through
Portland, Oregon

May 28, 2013
Barnes & Noble Last Tuesday Reading Series
With Deborah Akers
Vancouver, Washington

April 27, 2013
Peach Blossom Reading Series
Lan Su Chinese Garden
Portland, Oregon

March 14, 2013
Ghost Town Poetry open mic: featured reader
Cover to Cover Books
Vancouver, Washington

February 7, 2013
Thursday Night Reading Series
Rain or Shine Coffee House
With Brandi Katherine Herrera
Portland, Oregon

November 26, 2012
Conversations with Writers
Hillsboro, Oregon

November 14, 2012
St. Johns Booksellers
Portland, Oregon

October 20, 2012
English Tealeaves Cafe
Parker, Colorado

October 19, 2012
Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe
Boulder, Colorado

August 19, 2012
40 Weeks book release party & reading
Milagros Boutique
Portland, Oregon

July 28, 2012
Darvill’s Bookstore
Eastsound/Orcas Island, Washington

July 16, 2012
Guest poet, KBOO’s The Talking Earth program with Barbara LaMorticella
With Jodie Marion
Portland, Oregon

June 14, 2012
With Suzanne Sigafoos
Broadway Books
Portland, Oregon

May 20, 2012
White Dog Poetry Salon
With Daniel Skach-Mills
Home of Penelope Scambly Schott
Portland, Oregon

April 25, 2012
Verse In Person
With Mark Thalman and Michael McDowell
Multnomah County Library Northwest Branch
Portland, Oregon

April 18, 2012
Readings at the Nick
Linfield College Nicholson Library
McMinnville, Oregon

April 15, 2012
Navigation book launch party
Eat. Art. Theater.
Portland, Oregon

March 7, 2012
First Wednesday Readings
With Ian Berry and Ed Cameron
Blackbird Wine Shop
Portland, Oregon

February 4, 2012
One in 100: A Literary Look at Parenting a Child with Autism
With Ellen Notbohm
Multnomah County Library, Belmont branch
Portland, Oregon

October 27, 2011
VoiceCatcher 6 reading
With Nancy Linnon, Jodie Marion, Alissa Nielsen, Susan Parman, and Donnella Wood
Powell’s on Hawthorne
Portland, Oregon

October 11, 2011
The Habit of Rainy Nights Press reading
With Jay Thiemeyer and Ralph Salisbury
Eat.Art.Theater. at Milepost 5
Portland, Oregon

August 15, 2011
3 Friends Mondays Caffeinated Art (produced by Show and Tell Gallery)
With Lori Loranger and Christopher Luna
Portland, Oregon

May 18th, 2011
Spectacular Living & Design Performance Series
With Kristin Berger
Portland, Oregon

June 20, 2005
Verse in Person

With Matt Yurdana and Daneen Bergland
Multnomah County Library Northwest Branch
Portland, Oregon

April 16, 2005
Portland State University Millar Library’s Artists & Writers Series, The 13th Moon: A Gathering of Portland Poets
With Daneen Bergland, Jane Glazer, Janice Gould, Leanne Grabel, Barbara LaMorticella, Ursula LeGuin, Verlena Orr, Janine Oshiro, Emily Riley, and Penelope Scambly Schott
Portland, Oregon

February 7, 2005
Guest poet, KBOO’s The Talking Earth program with Barbara LaMorticella
With Lois Rosen
Portland, Oregon

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