DECEMBER 8: The Affordable Art Show, one night only at The Yeiser Art Center in downtown Paducah.



SEPTEMBER 20: Western Kentucky University Visiting Writers Series: Poets Danni Quintos and Amelia Martens. Cherry Hall, 7pm.

JULY 21: Had a great time talking with Robert Kahne on My Old Kentucky Podcast! (You can listen to the interview here.)

MARCH 23-26: Come see the new issue of Exit 7: A Journal of Literature & Art at the AWP Book Fair in Philadelphia!


SEPTEMBER 14: Reading and Class Lecture, Middle Tennessee State University, Virtual

JUNE 24: Elsewhere MicroPress Reading with Ori Fienberg and Brendan Walsh

JUNE 6-13: The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing; teaching workshops on the prose poem and the persona poem, faculty reading

APRIL 13: Echoes & Visions Reading (Virtual) at Wor-Wic Community College: https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=4177654268930530&set=a.437729339589727


NOV. 28: SLO Radio Collective Transmission Art Performance. The Slo Radio Collective is a group of audio artists and performers based in Southern Illinois who collaborate on the creation of long form works for listening.  Slo Radio Paducah will be hosted at the Yeiser Art Center on Saturday 28th of November from 7-8:30 pm. Listeners are invited to watch the stream @ https://www.twitch.tv/sloradio where the performance will be streamed live.

JULY 16: Spalding at 21c: Voice and Vision Series; Virtual Reading with Lilly Cary, Dorian Hairston, Silas House, Jason Kyle Howard, Amelia Martens, and Gabe Tomlin. Katy Yocom emcees.

JUNE 7-13: Poetry Instructor, The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing (POSTPONED UNTIL 2021!!)

APRIL 28: An Evening with Local Writers, McCracken Co. Public Library, YouTube

MARCH 4-7: Exit 7 table, AWP, San Antonio, TX. (Cancelled)

FEBRUARY 9: Sundress Reading Series, Hexagon Brewing Co., Knoxville, TN.


  • NOVEMBER 8-9: C.D. Wright Women Writer’s Conference, panelist. “Strange Horizons: A Feminist Speculative Poetry Reading (Creative Reading)” University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.
  • OCTOBER 4-5: Kentucky State Poetry Society Annual Conference, Reading and Literary Journal Panel, Lexington KY.
  • OCTOBER 3: Recording interview with The Bluegrass Bookend that airs on WLXU 93.9 LP-FM through Lexington Community Radio at the Steam Academy in Lexington, Kentucky.
  • MARCH 27-30: Exit 7 (table: T10085) AWP, Portland OR.
  • MARCH 14: St. Ann Visiting Writers Series, Brescia University
  • FEBRUARY 21: 2019 Al Smith KY Arts Council Fellowship Reading with Pamela Parker, Paducah School of Art and Design, 7pm