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Friday, February 1, 2019

Queensbound rides again this Sunday, Feb. 3rd  at QED in Astoria! Please join KC Trommer, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Malcolm Chang, Reese Francis, Jared Harel, Safia Jama, Meera Nair, and me as we read poetry celebrating Queens along with music from Tyler Burba & Adam DeGraff, hosts of the reading series Kith & Kin.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

The latest issue of Shabdaguchha is out.  Thank you to editor Hassanal Abdullah for including my poems "Genesis" and "Whiteout!"

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

I'm delighted to have my poem "House Cleaning" in the latest issue of The Hopkins Review along with the wonderful poetry of Anton Yakovlev and David M.Katz's reflection on the late Dick Allen. Many thanks to editor David Yezzi!

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Please join Peter Schulman, Madeline Monette, Joanna Eleftheriou, Catherine Cormier-Larose, Ewan Turner, Sacha Zabotin, and me tonight at 6:30 the Brooklyn Public Library downtown (109 Remsen) for a New York-Montreal poetry exchange.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

This coming Monday, Dec. 10th at 7pm in Norfolk, I'm hosting a reading for press freedom as part of the International Literature Festival Berlin's call for worldwide readings on the 70th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights.  Please come hear the powerful words of Robert Arthur, Amanda Gomez, Luisa Igloria, Mary Jean Kledzik, Al Markowitz, Kindra McDonald, RenĂ©e Olander, and Michael Pearson.  Sponsored by the Muse Writers' Center.  For more information visit

Friday, November 2, 2018

Queensbound is happening this Saturday, November 3rd at 2pm on the #7 train with words so wonderful that Queens writers made the news on New York's Link Local kiosks!

Monday, October 8, 2018

Queensbound, a collaborative audio project curated by KC Trommer, explores the borough through the eyes of its poets.  Check out Catherine's homage to Jackson Heights, "Psalm of the Garden in the City," at the 74th Street M stop!