October 1, 2020

I joined my friend, poet E. Ethelbert Miller on his radio program, “On The Margin” from WPFW FM in Washington, D.C., the “Jazz and Justice station in the nation’s capital.” Ethelbert is a friend, a wonderful poet, and literary activist. You can listen to the recording of our talk below. During the program, I read eight poems from Raising King.

November 18, 2020 9:00am
I’m grateful to bring Raising King and some thoughts about being a writer in America today to the Robert L. Giron Lecture Series at Montgomery College in Takoma Park, Maryland. The event will be on Zoom and I’ll post the link here as soon as I have it. Robert L. Giron served in the college’s English Department for more than thirty years. He’s also a wonderful poet and friend. I’m thrilled to be part of this lecture series in his name.

November, 2020 or Early 2021
Pratt Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, Maryland. The exact date for this reading is not finalized but I’ll bring Raising King to the Pratt, a great library for poetry, sometime after November, 2020 or early 2021. Big Thanks to Shaileen Beyer and all on the Pratt’s Poetry Committee.

June 4, 2021
Ragged Edge Coffee House First Friday Poetry Series, 7pm, 110 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 I’m grateful to return to this terrific poetry series coordinated by Marty Malone, Katy Giebenhain, and Alan Bogage. The Ragged Edge has a beautiful poetry community. This reading series has been running since 2005!

June 10, 2021
7:00pm I am thrilled to return to one of the coolest bookstores in America: Dog Star Books, 401 W. Lemon Street, Lancaster, PA. The Turning Wheel is a poetry series here curated by Eliot White. I love reading here and I look forward to bringing Raising King to this series.

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