Events

2022

You Betcha She Did! podcast
Tuesday, June 14, wherever you get your podcasts
In this interview, “It’s Never Too Late to Pivot Toward Your Passion” with host Rayna Rokicki, I will talk about the evolution of my poetry and my novel, The Lone Snake: The Story of Sofonisba Anguissola, both which came relatively late in life.

Wednesday, June 22, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Author Reading and Book Signing
Rocca Room, Mead Library, 710 N. 8th Street, Shebogyan
I’ll be reading excerpts from the novel with time for Q&A and book signing. Books available for purchase. Light refreshments provided.

Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., So You Have an Idea for a Historical Fiction 
WordHaven Book House, 923 N. 8th Street, Sheboygan, fee: $40
I will share my process for creating this tale of a Renaissance woman artist, presenting techniques and resources I used to write the novel. I will present a writing exercise to help you develop a story you may have in your own heart to write.

Wednesday, July 13, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Taking the Mystery Out of Writing Poetry
WordHaven Book House, 923 N. 8th Street, Sheboygan, fee: $40
I will share my writing experiences along with ideas and exercises that can help you discover and/or strengthen your own writing practice.

Friday, August 5, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Author Reading and Book Signing
Yardstick Books, 317 Steele Street, Algoma
I will read from the novel and do a Q&A starting at 7:00 p.m. I’ll be on hand throughout this First Friday event to sign books and chat. Books will be available for purchase.

Saturday, August 13, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Author Reading and Book Signing
Books Heads, 214 E. Mill Street, Plymouth

I will read from the novel and do a Q&A starting at 2:30 p.m. I’ll be on hand throughout the event to sign books and chat. Books will be available for purchase. Masks required.

Saturday, September 24,  time TBD, 100 Thousand Poets for Change 
We’ll be on the terrace of Mead Library in Sheboygan for the 12th annual gathering of this worldwide movement that seeks connection and positive change through poetry.