Down the Road

Previous events


Colorado Front Range show

Lakewood Cultural Center, Lakewood CO

I'll be in town for two days to visit schools, and then to do a main stage event with the very fine Willi Carlisle, and others. Of course, now this isn't happening in October, but it ought to Friday, February 26, 2021.


Spenard show and book release event!

Writer's Block, Anchorage

Ken Waldman and Lizzie Thompson and guests--collectively it's Ken Waldman & The Wild Ones--will play music, and it's also a National Poetry Month book release show for Ken's three new books.


New Orleans evening of music and spoken word

The Tigermen Den, New Orleans

I'll be joined by Tom Andes, Bremner Duthie & Lisa Pasold, and special guests for an evening of writers/musicians. The show will be preceded by a writing workshop there from 6:00-7:30.


New Orleans Writing Workshop

The Tigermen Den, New Orleans

I'll be leading a generative writing workshop to celebrate The Writing Party book, newly out from Mezcalita Press. Open to all levels, all experience, all genres. We'll follow it with a show with several other writers/musicians.


New Orleans Bookstore signing, with some fiddling

Frenchmen Art & Books, New Orleans

I'll be on Frenchmen Street for a couple of hours to play fiddle tunes and sign copies of my three new books--The Writing Party, Sports Page, Trump Sonnets Volume 4--and anything else anybody wants. Great bookstore!


Word of South Festival

Downtown Park, Tallahassee FL

Along with Steve Hodges and Lizzie Thompson, I'll be at Word of South as both writer and musician. I'll also be doing a kids' set sometime over the weekend.


Ken Waldman & The Wild Ones in VA

Gloria's, Warrenton VA

More details as I have them--I'll be joined by LIzzie Thompson, and by fiddler and singer, Abigail Hobart. Big fun!


Beaumont event

Lamar University, MAES 106, Beaumont

I have the new Sports Page book from Lamar University Literary Press, and will celebrate by doing events on campus on both Monday and Tuesday. Monday is at 5:30. Tuesday is at 2:20 (in EDU 113). Looking forward to my time there!


AWP off-site erotica reading

Sexology Institute, San Antonio

Along with Maria Nazos, I'll be co-producing an event at the Sexology Institute. Easy walking distance from the convention center. Featured readers and open mic. There's a cover charge.


AWP off-site music show

Lowcountry, San Antonio

Along with Nathan Brown, I'll be co-producing a show within walking distance of the convention center. It's AWP time.