1/19/19 Presentation/Workshop: 9:30 am/2 pm – But Why? Understanding What’s at Stake in Your Work (with apologies to two year olds and the eponymous VPR podcast) at League of Vermont Writer’s Honing Your Craft/ Annual Business Meeting, Trader Duke’s Hotel, South Burlington, VT

2/4 – 3/10/19 Online Class – Adirondack Center for Writing, Seeding Your Sequoias: Writing Tiny But Mighty [Nature-Inspired] Prose

2/17/18 Panel: 10 am – Stories from the Farm Garden and Kitchen with Helen Labun & others at NOFA-VT Vermont at UVM in Burlington, VT

4/12/19 Reading: 6:30 pm – with James Crews, Ross Thurber and Michelle Wiegers at Left Bank in North Bennington, VT

4/30/19 Reading: 6:30 pm – with Jonathan Escoffery, Samuel Kolawole and Kelle Groom on behalf of AGNI’s 89th issue at Boston University in Boston, MA

6/2/19 Reading – 2 pm with James Crews and Todd Davis reading from Healing the Divide Poems of Kindness and Connection Anthology Reading at Northshire Book Store, Manchester, VT

10/19/19 Workshop: 11 am – with Patrick White on Preparing Personal Essays for Place in Mind Stories at the Northern Woodland Conference at the Hulbert Outdoor Center in Fairlee, VT


2/19 – 3/26/18 Online Class – Adirondack Center for Writing, Shazam: the Superpower of Shortform

2/23/18 Reading: 5:30 pm – with James Scott and Jericho Parms at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier, VT

4/28/18 Workshop: 10 am – The Husbandry of Poetry: Best practices for the care and feeding of poetry at RiverArts in Morrisville, VT

4/29/18 Reading: 5 pm – Book Launch for Pioneer Species by Ross Thurber with James Crews, Mitchell Giddings Fine Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT.

4/30/18 Reading: 6:30 pm – “Environmental Poetry”with James Crews, Jody Gladding and Sean Prentiss at Down Home Kitchen, Montpelier, VT

6/12/18 Reading: 7 pm – with Neil Shepard and Martha Zweig at Galaxy Book Shop, Hardwick, VT

6/21/18 Reading: 7pm – Plenty of Poets! Reading from Roads Taken: Contemporary Vermont Poetry published by Green Writers Press at Phoenix Bookstore in Burlington, VT

7/21/18 Reading: 2:30-5pm – Literary North’s Poetry & Pie II with Didi Jackson and Ocean Vuong at Sweetland Farm, Norwich,VT

7/22/18 Reading/Discussion 6:00 pm – “Poetry on the Porch” at the Rectory, East Craftsbury, VT

7/30/18 Reading: 8:00 pm – Lit Club Reading Series at the Light Club Lamp Shop, Burlington,VT

8/5/18 Private Workshop 9-2 pm – Learning from What We Love for Mud Season Review, Burlington Writers Workshop Space, Burlington,VT

8/14/18 Juror: 9-4 pm – Vermont Arts Council Creation Grant Juror, Montpelier, VT

9/14/18 Reading: 7:30 pm – Food Poetry with Stephen Cramer, Sun Dog Retreat at Fielder Farm, Huntington, VT

9/29/18 Reading: TBA – First Annual Vermont Poetry Festival, Shaftsbury, VT

10/4/18 Reading/Discussion: 3:30 pm – “Multi-genre Environmental Writing” at St. Johnsbury Academy, St Johnsbury, VT 10/5/18 Reading: TBD – Mud Season Review/Burlington Writers Workshop Celebration, Burlington, VT

10/20/18 Reading: TBD – Four Writers House Party with Tamra Higgins and Darren Higgins and Jeanne in Jeffersonville, VT


1/23/17 – 2/20/17 On-line class – Lightning In a Bottle Poetry: Reading and Writing the Nature Flash hosted online through the Adirondack Center for Writing

2/13/17 Guest Lecturer: 9am — Providence College undergraduate poetry and creative writing with Chard DeNiord, Providence, RI

3/18/17 Event: 10am-12 noon — The Art House’s Studio Night Out at Craftsbury Academy,Craftsbury, VT

4/3/17 Reading: 6pm — Down Home Kitchen Poetry Reading (dinner, followed by reading) with Mary Elder Jacobsen, Darren Higgins and Reuben Jackson, Down Home Kitchen Montpelier, VT

4/24/17 Workshop: 10am-12 noon — The Husbandry of Poetry: Some best practices for the care and feeding of a (worthwhile) lifelong habit, Kellogg Hubbard Library, Montpelier, VT

4/26/17 Reading: 7pm — Three Poets Read at the Jeudevine Library, Hardwick VT

4/28/17 Guest Lecturer: 11am — Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT

6/19/17 Reading: 6:30pm — Reading With Jessica Hendry Nelson, Woodbury Community Library, Woodbury, VT

6/22/17 Reading: 7pm — Roads Taken Anthology Reading with Chard DeNiord and Syd Lea at the Galaxy Book Shop, Hardwick, VT

6/26-28/17 Workshop Leader — Champlain College Young Writers’ Conference, Burlington, VT

7/1-7/17 Residency — Cuttyhunk Island Writers Residency, Cuttyhunk Island, MA

7/9/17 Reading: 7pm — Back Road Readings: A Celebration of Leland Kinsey And His Poems Brownington, VT

7/10-14/17 Event: 7pm — Talk of the Porch: A six-week New Yorker Fiction Discussion Group at the Craftsbury Library, Craftsbury Common, VT

9/3/17 Guest Poet: 3pm — Free Verse Festival at FreeVerse Farm, Chelsea, VT–events.html

11/3-5/17 Workshop Leader — Sundog Poetry Center’s Annual Retreat at Fielder Farm in Huntington, VT


1/18/16 Workshop: 6:30pm – Poetry Workshop at Burlington Writers Workshop in Burlington, VT

1/23/16 Workshop: 10am-2pm – Your Story Here at Bristol Historical Society in Bristol, VT for more info contact Julie at juliealmeter[at]

2/7/16 Class: 9am-12pm – Odes, Serenades & More: Five Kinds of Valentines at RiverArts in Morrisville, VT

2/13/15 Event: 11-1pm – Free* Custom Created and Dictated Typewritten Valentines at Galaxy Book Shop in Hardwick, VT *with any purchase at The Galaxy Book Shop

2/15/16 Event: 8am-12:30pm – Visiting Author at Barre Town School, Barre, VT

3/11/16 Event: 9:30am – Devotional at Vermont State House Montpelier, VT

4/5/16 Event: 5:30pm – Reception & Reading at Bridgeside Books with Karin Gottshall, Barbara Murphy, David Huddle and Neil Shepard in Waterbury, VT

4/11/16 Reading: 7pm – PoemTown’s farm themed poetry reading and farm sourced supper at Black Krim Tavern in Randolph, VT

4/14/16 Reading: 7pm – Poetry Reading with Andrew Merton at Phoenix Bookstore in Burlington, VT

4/20/16 Reading: 7:00-8:30pm – PoemCity Reading featuring VSC Alumni and Visiting Writers at Vermont College of Fine Arts’ Noble Lounge, Montpellier, VT

4/28/16 Workshop/Reading: 1pm – Otter Creek Poets’ National Poetry Month Reading Series at the Ilsley Library in Middlebury, VT

5/5/16 Event: 7pm-9pm – Reception & Reading at Clover Food Lab + Boston ArtWeek in Cambridge, MA

5/12/16-6/2/16 Class: 6-8pm – Nature’s Narratives at RiverArts in Morrisville, VT

5/16/16 Workshop: 6:30 – Guest Facilitator at Burlington Writers Workshop in Burlington, VT

6/16/16 Reading: 7pm – Poetry Reading with Florence Fogelin at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, St. Johnsbury, VT

7/29/16 Reading: TBA – BookStock in Woodstock, VT

8/31/16-9/4/16 Event: Curator for 2016 Writers’ Forum at the Greensboro Artist Alliance Residency in Greensboro, VT

9/4/16 Workshop: 1pm -Writing Workshop at Greensboro Public Library Greensboro Arts Alliance in Greensboro, VT

9/15/16 Class: all day – Your Story at SQUAM, Holderness, NH

9/16/16 Class: all day – Your Story at SQUAM, Holderness, NH

9/22/16 Class: 6-8pm – Turn Turn Turn, an Intermediate Poetry Study Group River Arts in Morrisville, VT

9/24/16 Event: 3-4:30 pm – Stowe Free Library Final Anniversary Celebration Meet the Authors in Stowe, VT

9/24/16 Event: 5pm – Vermont Book Award Gala at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier, VT

9/27/16 Event: 7-9pm – Burlington Book Fest Event, Writers in the Round at Hotel Vermont in Burlington, VT

11/15/16 Event: 6-8:30pm – Reading & Writing Poems of Gratitude & Thanksgiving at Bridgeside Books in Waterbury, VT

11/19/16 Event:: 10am-1pm – Writer in Residence at Bridgeside Books in Waterbury, VT