WordCrafter New Beginnings Virtual Writing Conference

Writing the Rain Poetry Workshop

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

*rain poems and prompts*

MycoLuscious, MycoLicious, MycoLogical Poetry SHOW

40th Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival

August 10-16, 2020

Ars Nova Singers

Shared Visions 2

Friday, April 26, 2019

Bethany Lutheran Church

Cherry Hills Village, CO

Saturday, April 27, 2019

St. John's Episcopal Church

Boulder, CO 

both concerts at 7:30 pm

tickets $20 adults; under 22 $5 

*poem:   pond 17*

*poem:  Shared Visions*

Coyote Collaboration:  Communal Writing with Unsuspecting Strangers

North American Review Conference

University of Northern Iowa

Cedar Falls, Iowa

Sunday, April 21, 2019

11:15-12:25 pm

with Terry Tempest Williams

Beyond Borders:  Music & Words for the Year of the Bird


Louisville Center for the Arts

801 Grant Avenue

Louisville, Colorado

Sunday, October 14, 2018


community writing workshop:

Hecla Lake Open Space

Louisville, Colorado

Sunday, September 16, 2018


*text of poems + videos of performances*

The Will J. and Mary B. Schaaf Education Center Opening

Erie County Bar Association

429 West 6th Street

Erie, Pennsylvania

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

4 - 6 pm

*Erie Times-News article*

*Fox 66 WFXP coverage*

*poem:  Education Center Opening*

Galena Gleanings:  An Alaskan Book of Hours


Louisville Public Library

951 Spruce Street

Louisville, Colorado

Monday, February 26, 2018


Fall Festival

Louisville Community Gardens

1450 Lincoln Avenue

Louisville, Colorado

Saturday, October 7, 2017


Louisville Vocal Jazz Project

Louisville Center for the Arts

801 Grant Avenue

Louisville, Colorado

Saturday, September 23, 2017 


with collaborator Scott Martin

the poem I wrote during the first half using 38 words contributed by the audience (circled)

Kids in the Garden

Louisville CO Community Gardens

1450 Lincoln Avenue

Louisville, Colorado

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 


Art Inspired by the Land

Boulder Public Library

August 5-September 11, 2017

opening reception Friday, August 11, 6-8pm

Guest Poet

Mrs. James/Mrs. McCleskey's Fourth Grade Class

Louisville Elementary School

Louisville, Colorado

January 24-27, 2017


Art on the Street:  See & Respond Show

Lafayette Public Library

775 West Baseline Road

Lafayette, Colorado

October 14-November 30, 2016

look for two poems by me:  "Otter in & out of Water" and "Heron at the Bait Bucket"

with emcee Sam Kirk and Ute Mountain Ute Chairman Manuel Heart

Marie and Manuel Heart gave our family a beautiful Ute Mountain Ute canteen

Michael Adams Poetry Prize Reading

Lafayette, Colorado

Saturday, April 30, 2016

6:30pm:  meet the poets at Odd13 Brewing

301 East Simpson Street

7:00-8:30pm:  public reading at Mary Miller Theater

300 East Simpson Street

8:30pm:  return to Odd13 Brewing

Ars Nova Singers

The New Art:  Shared Visions

*The Scen3 review*

listen:  "Portals:  Pollination" (9:29) - Conor Brown, Composer; Julie Maren, Artist

(first 1:00 consists of invented language, poem text follows)

listen:  "Prayer" (6:38) - Daniel Kellogg, Composer; Helen Howe Braider, Artist

Friday, April 29, 2016

7:30 pm

University of Denver 

Newman Center for Performing Arts

Hamilton Hall

2344 East Iliff Avenue

Denver, Colorado

Saturday, April 30, 2016

7:30 pm

St. John's Episcopal Church 

1419 Pine Street

Boulder, Colorado

July 11-August 26th, 2015

Boulder Public Library

opening reception Friday, July 17 5-7pm