Down the Road

Previous events

Jan5

Asheville Bookstore event

Firestorm Books, Asheville

Well, actually it'll be West Asheville. I'll be at this fine bookstore where I'll have a musician friend or two join me to celebrate the official release date of Trump Sonnets, Volume 2.

Dec20

Austin bookstore event

Malvern Books, Austin TX

This will be an evening with three writers and a songwriter. I'll have the new Trump Sonnets, Volume 2--so new it won't be officially out for another two weeks.

Oct31

Kansas City bookstore event

Prospero's, Kansas City

Preview of Trump Sonnets, Volume 2, which will be officially released in early 2018, plus Trump Sonnets, Volume 1. Plus there will be fiddling, other poems, stories, and a special guest or two. A perfect Halloween show!

Oct22

House Concert at John Parker's Church

Missoula MT

I'm looking forward to returning to Missoula and having some fun at John Parker's, which sounds like a blast. I expect a rotating cast of excellent local accompanists.

Oct14

Bookfair at Cascadia Poetry Festival--SPLAB

Washington State History Museum, Tacoma WA

I'll be extending my Tacoma stay by hanging out at this poetry festival for a few days and participating in this small press bookfair as well as a few other events. It hearkens back to when I started touring and took part in the bookfair they used to have at Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival.

Oct9

Arts Northwest Conference

Tacoma WA

I've registered and paid, so will definitely be there from October 9-12 Looking forward to this.

Oct4

Reno event(s)

University of Nevada-Reno

I'll be doing something through the honors program on campus, plus am still waiting to hear about additional events in the community.

Sep16

Trinity County Arts Council event

Weaverville CA

Still ironing out final details for workshop and event in conjunction with the arts council's Arts in Action Festival. I expect there will be a workshop and a show.

Sep14

Del Norte County workshop and show

Del Norte Reads and Del Norte County Library, Crescent City CA

5:15 writing workshop at Del Norte Reads space and then a 7 pm event at the public library. Thanks, too, the sponsors: Del Norte Reads, Del Norte Association of Cultural Awareness, and Poets & Writers. Earlier in the day I'll be visiting the local high school.

Sep11

Portland area program

Springdale Job Corps

I'll be doing a performance/talk, then leading a writing workshop for interested attendees.

Sep5

Western Arts Alliance conference

Sheraton downtown, Seattle

Another September, another conference (and another season to pick up jobs). This time it's back to Seattle.

Aug25

Michigan roots music variety show--SHOW APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN POSTPONED AND I'LL SHARE MORE DETAILS WHEN I HAVE THEM

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit

Roots music variety where I'll be joined by The Aching Hearts (Ryan Spearman and Kelly Wells) out of St. Louis and by Detroit's own guitar-playing poet, Cal Freeman. Plus there will almost certainly be surprises.