Ocean State Poets’ Book Launch slated for May 7!

OSP book launch poster copy

OSP book launch poster copy

Come join us at the Ocean State Poets’ Book Launch, Sunday, May 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Aurora, at 276 Westminster Street in Providence! Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

I’m short on some of the details right now, but Mark Taber will provide music, and there will likely be refreshments served. I will get a list of books that will be available at the launch for signing and post it soon.

You can find out more about Aurora, a mixed-use space in Providence, here: http://www.auroraprovidence.com/



Just in time for National Poetry Month: Poetry & Music on April 10th!

Spring is here, and my favorite thing about spring is that April is National Poetry Month.

To mark the occasion, I’ll be at the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport for a special hour of poetry and music on Sunday, April 10, at 3 p.m. I’ll be reading alongside Kate O’Kula, president of Ocean State Poets, as well as fellow poet Margie Flanders.

Poet David Dragone, editor of Crosswinds Poetry Journal,  will read from his new book. Also joining us will be musicians EmmaLee Holmes and Ealain McMullin of The Newport String Project.

Admission is free and the event is open to the public. For more details, visit here. If you’d like a convenient flyer to take with you, you can print out the image below.

Hope to see you there!

Poetry and Music 4-10-16 Flyer


Come to Bridgefest this Tuesday!

I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be reading some new poetry (yes! Stuff making its public debut!) at BRIDGEFEST this Tuesday, July 29, as the event presents MUSIC TO MY EARS by Ocean State Poets in Jamestown.

Joining me will be poets Ira Schaeffer,  Dave Dragone,  Victoria DuBois, Kathy Kroener, Diana Cole, Margie Flanders, Juliana Anderson, Bill Carpenter, Larry Krips, Carol Anderheggen, and Brian Callahan.

Don’t miss this evening of poetry and music…make it a Time-Out-for-You Tuesday, if you will! The event runs from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Jamestown Central Church, 99 Narragansett Street, Jamestown, RI.

Hope to see you there! For more information about Bridgefest and to get downloadable schedules, visit here: http://newportbridgefest.com/.




Ocean State Poets’ “Words into Poetry” featured in THE BAY

I’m excited to announce that Ocean State Poets — which holds a “Words into Poetry” session the second Saturday of every month at 3 p.m. at the Middletown Library and features an open mic — has gotten a nice little write-up in The Bay. Just follow the link below to read it.


Reading Monday, December 9, with Ocean State Poets!

I’ll be reading Monday, December 9, with the Ocean State Poets at the Newport Public Library at 300 Spring Street in Newport. The event begins at 7 p.m. Take a break from your holiday craziness and come enjoy some poetic downtime.

For more information, visit http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=NEWPORT