Past Events

2016

November
November 22: Reading at University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg with Sheila Squillante as part of the Fall Written/Spoken series, 7:00 pm

November 26: Book Signing at City Books on Pittsburgh’s North Side from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

October
October 7: Gist Street Reading with Sam Ligon, Robert Lopez, and Ashley Cowger
Co-sponsored by Autumn House Press @ James Simon’s Sculpture Studio, 305 Gist Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Music by The Haygood Paisleys
8:00 pm – $10.00

October 11: The Ohio University, Athens, OH

October 17: Carnegie Library, Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA, 6:30 pm

October 22: Conversation and Connections Conference, Hosted by Barrelhouse Magazine, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

October 27: University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, PA, 7:00 pm

September
September 9: Free Association Reading, Wilkinsburg, PA, 7:00 pm

September 11: West Side Stories Reading Series @ Carnegie Library, Carnegie, PA, 1:00 pm

August
August 16: Writers Live @ CLP Main, Carnegie Library, Oakland, PA, 6:00 pm

August 19: RiverRun Bookstore with Guy Capecelatro III, Portsmouth, NH, 7:00 pm

July
July 16: Pittsburgh Parks Summer Reading Series – hosted by Autumn House Press, 5:00 pm

July 21-31: Summer Community of Writers, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

June
June 2-5: Chautauqua Writers’ Festival

June 13: Starts Here! Reading series, Baltimore, MD, with Paula Whyman, Tara Laskowski, and Art Taylor

May
May 12: Why There Are Words reading series, Sausalito, CA, 7:00 pm

May 19: Gray Skies Reading Series, Olympia, WA, with Sam Ligon, 7:30 pm

May 20: Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle WA, with Sam Ligon, 7:00 pm

May 21: Village Books, Bellingham, WA, with Sam Ligon, 4:00 pm

April
April 8: Writers Café at University of Pittsburgh, 3:30-5:30 pm

April 18: Dickinson College campus visit and reading

April 23: Book release reading at East End Book Exchange, 7:00 pm

April 29: Flash, Food & Flick at Whitehall Public Library, South Hills, PA, 11:00 am

March
March 18: Get Lit: A Spirit and Literature Tasting with Hal B. Klein and Beth Kracklauer, Wigle Whiskey, Pittsburgh, PA, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm. Readings begin at 7:00 pm.

March 30: Club Sandwich reading, Point Richmond, CA

March 30-April 2: AWP 2016 panel, Los Angeles: “Teaching Taxpayers: Building Support for the Arts One Class at a Time,” with Charlotte Holmes, Laura Mullen, and Tom Williams.

2015

February
Contributor: Guy Capecelatro’s music project Pet Perspectives with song “Bubby’s Blues,” RPM challenge.

2014

March
Panel participant: AWP 2014 conference, “Flash in the Classroom: Teaching Micro Prose” with Sophie Rosenblum, Sean Lovelace, Pamela Painter, and Sarah Einstein.

Reading: “A Bang and a Smoke,” AWP off-site reading for SmokeLong Quarterly, Atlas Theater, Seattle with Pamela Painter, Sean Lovelace, and Michael Czyzniejewski. Curated by Dave Clapper.

Reading: Mattress Factory, Good Tyme Writers’ Buffet with Joy Katz, Lori Jakiela, Daniel McCloskey, and Dave Newman. Curated by Steve Hughes in conjunction with the exhibition Detroit: Artists in Residence.

October
Reading: Autumn House Press at Wigle Whiskey, Pittsburgh, with Phil Terman and Tom Noyes.

Panel participant: Conversations and Connections conference, Pittsburgh.

2013

February

Reading: University of Pittsburgh’s MFA series: SpeakEasy at Assemble, Pittsburgh.

Participant: Guy Capecelatro’s music project “Some Women” for the annual RPM Challenge.

Reading: Spoken Word series, Clarion University, Clarion, PA. Covered by Student journalist Alex Krach in The Clarion Call.

March
Participant: Boston AWP 2013: “Words to Eat: The Challenge of Writing About Food” with Clara Silverstein, Kate Myles, and Martha Bayne.

Reading: Kansas City, The Writers Place with Patricia Cleary Miller and Joe Harrington.

Reading: Assemble, Pittsburgh with Peter Trachtenberg and Carmen Gimenez Smith. Curated by Joy Katz.

 May
Contributor: Writers and Their Pets at Ploughshare’s blog.

Reading: Coffee Buddha North Hills, Pittsburgh with Lori Jakiela. Curated by Jeffrey Condran.

June
Reading: Hemingway’s in Oakland with Leslie Ann McIlvoy and Barbara Edelman. Curated by Joan Bauer. 

October
Writer-in-Residence: Necessary Fiction: the OTHER things writers do to keep ourselves whole.

Reading: East End Book Exchange with writers Ron Maclean and Bill Lychack.

November
Guest blogger: The Best American Poetry. Drinks with Poets featuring Heather McNaugher, Sheila Squillante, Joy Katz, Peter Oresick, and Nancy Krygowski.

Reading: The Coffee House Reading Series hosted by Duquesne University’s English Department.