12/3/17            Community Open Mike: The Gender of Things Mill Valley Library, 3 pm

12/4/17            Host book launch for Javier Zamora’s UNACCOMPANIED, Book Passage Marin, 7 pm

12/5/17            Community Reading: ForWords Students and Poetry Mask artist Alejandro Lopez, Fairfax Library, 7 pm

12/8/17            Javier Zamora at The Branson School, reading & reception, special invite

12/12/17          Frost Place Fellows Reading with Robert Hass and Christina Hutchins


2/13/18            Poet Laureate in conversation with Jasmin Darznik, author of new novel about Iranian poet Forugh Faroukazad, Song of the Captive Bird Book Passage in Corte Madera, 7 pm

2/23/18            Pilot shoot for new series for on younger, rising poets in Marin; Brian Jones, co-producer of Marin Poets Live! For Marin Community TV has invited me to host and help plan the series

2/24/18            International Association of Sufism Songs of the Soul Poetry and Sacred Music Festival series, Celebrate the Sacred Songs of the Soul: Rebecca Foust and Reverend Canon Charles P. Gibbs – Moderator: Safa Ali Michael Newman. Embassy Suites, San Rafael, 10:40-11:20 am

4/10/18            Feature at Poetry Santa Cruz, 7:30 pm, venue TBA, 7 pm

4/12/18            Introduce Javier Zamora at his reading with teen poets, Pickleweed Library, San Rafael, 7 pm

4/24/18            Host Copper Canyon Reading with Dana Levin, Dean Rader, and Melissa Stein, Mill Valley Library, 7 pm

4/26/18            Judge and Emcee for MPC High School Awards Ceremony, The Marin School, San Rafael, 7 pm

4/27/18            Arbor Day celebration, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, 12 pm

5/11/18            Host Poetry World Series featuring Daniel Handler as emcee, celebrity judges Lee Herrick and Molly Giles, and rising Marin Poets, Mill Valley Library, 7 pm

5/19/18            Ina Coolbrith Feature, Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church, 49 Knox Dr., Lafayette, Room 201. 2 pm (45 mins)

6/5/18              Poetry and Community Panel with Prartho Sereno, and Albert Flynn De Silver, 4:30 pm. Reading, 7 pm. Both events at Dominican University, Garden Room of Edgehill Mansion (next to the Santa Sabina Center)

6/30-7/4/18      Marin County Fair: Events every day at the indoor sound stage in the Exhibit Hall, 11:30-1 pm, including Readings for Creative Writing Competition Awards and an open mike. Walk-In poetry consults daily 3-5 pm

11/11/18          Poetry Flash reading with Lisa Dordal, East Bay Booksellers (formerly Diesel),  5433 College Avenue, Oakland, 3 pm


Monthly after school drop in poetry workshop for teens at the San Rafael Library, 5-5:30 pm on a day TBD

Readings with Javier Zamora and ForWords students at the Novato and South Novato libraries, Fall 2018

New series on Marin Community TV featuring Marin’s young poets