December 1, 2013 with Lizzy & Jonny Gundersen (Le Wrens), Erin Austin (OK SWEETHEART), Daniel Blue (Motopony), Pepper Proud, Julia Massey, Bradford Loomis, Kye Alfred Hillig, Elaina Ellis for The Winter Round at Triple Door, Seattle, WA, 7pm TICKETS

December 8, 2013 The Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, 8:30pm TICKETS

December 15-21, 2013 Vipassana



November 1, 2013 Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, 8pm (private workshop from 5-6pm)

November 3, 2013 at The Fridge thanks to the Beltway Poetry Slam Team, 516 8th Street SE (rear alley), Washington D.C., 7pm TICKETS

November 5, 2013 with Ani DiFranco at 9:30 Club, 815 V Street NW, Washington D.C., 7pm TICKETS

November 7, 2013 with Ani DiFranco and Melissa Ferrick at Rhode Island Center for the Performing Arts, 848 Park Ave, Cranston, RI, 7pm TICKETS

November 8, 2013 with Ani DiFranco and Melissa Ferrick at Pollak Theatre, Monmouth University, W. 400 Cedar Ave, Long Branch, NJ, 8pm TICKETS

November 10, 2013 with Ani DiFranco at Calvin Theatre, 19 King Street, Northampton, MA, 8pm TICKETS

November 11, 2013 with Ani DiFranco and Gregory Alan Isakov at Infinity Hall, 20 West Greenwoods Road / Rte. 44, Norfolk, CT, 8pm TICKETS

November 13, 2013 with Ani DiFranco and Gregory Alan Isakov at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road, Brownfield, ME, 8pm *SOLD OUT*

November 14, 2013 sitting in with Todd Sickafoose’s Tiny Resistor’s at 55 Bar, New York City, NY, 10pm

November 15, 2013 with Ani DiFranco and Gregory Alan Isakov at Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, 8pm TICKETS

November 16, 2013 with Ani DiFranco and Paula Cole at Town Hall, 123 W 43rd (btw. 6th & Broadway), New York City, NY, 8pm TICKETS



October 5-6, 2013 Come say hello (exhibitors booth for HENHOUSE) at Wordstock Festival, Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR, 10am-6pm

October 5, 2013 Panel: 5 Writers from Different Genres Walk Into a Bar, Wordstock Festival, Portland, OR, 12pm

October 5, 2013 Main Stage with Derrick Brown, Wordstock Festival, Portland, OR, 4pm

October 5, 2013 for a Write Bloody poetry showcase, Antler Room at the White Owl Social Club, 1305 SE 8th Aveenue, Portland, OR, 9:30pm

October 10-12, 2013 Come say hello at Festival of the Book; promoting HENHOUSE in the exhibitor’s hall, Missoula, MT

October 11, 2013 at The Top Hat for Festival of the Book, 134 West Front Street, Missoula, MT 7:30pm FREE SHOW

October 16, 2013 at CCBC Essex, ADMN 137, 7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, MD, 2:30pm open to public

October 17, 2013 The Velvet Lounge, 10 Woods Corner Road, East Setauket, NY, 8pm

October 18, 2013 A Close Encounter With Bendy People presented by Flavorpill, including Kyo Sakurai and a very special guest at Virayoga, 580 Broadway, Suite 205, New York City, NY, 8:30pm sharp TICKETS

October 19, 2013 teaching workshop at TwentyFiveEight Studios, 703 North Washington Avenue REAR, Scranton, PA, 11:30am

October 19, 2013 with Breaking Ground Poets at TwentyFiveEight Studios, 703 North Washington Avenue REAR, Scranton, PA, 2pm TICKETS

October 20, 2013 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. Workshop at 3:30pm; performance at Collis Common Ground, Collis Student Center, 8:30pm

October 22, 2013 at Hinge Bar, 48 Main Street, Northampton, MA, 8:30pm

October 23, 2013 at Forest To Shore Gallery, 2415 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Stratford, CT, 8pm TICKETS

October 25, 2013 at Burlington High School, 52 Institute Road, Burlington, VT, 3:15pm (closed to public)

October 25, 2013 North Lounge, Billings Library, 48 University Place, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 7pm

October 28, 2013 College Union Ballroom, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY, 7pm


September 1, 2013 Officiating marriage of Todd Sickafoose and Ilana Umansky.

September 10, 2013 for The Round 100.3 at Fremont Abbey, 4272 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle, WA, 8pm

September 22-23 Vipassana


August 2, 2013 BOOST, a benefit for Fran Varian, Richardo Hugo House, Seattle, WA, 7:30pm, TICKETS

August 3, 2013 Vipassana

August 20, 2013 at ReBar for The Seattle Slam, Seattle, WA, 8:30pm


JULY 2013

July 8-13, 2013 Vipassana

July 20, 2013 Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz Music Festival, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 5pm


JUNE 2013

June 1, 2013 Vipassana

June 20, 2013 Guest appearance with Noah Gunderson at The Triple Door, 216 Union Street, Seattle, WA, 8pm


MAY 2013

May 8, 2013 short guest appearance with Rev. Kathianne Lewis at Center for Spiritual Living, 5801 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA, 7pm

May 23, 2013 Western Washington University workshop, Viking Union 462, Bellingham, WA, 1:30pm (closed to public)

May 23, 2013 Western Washington University performance, Academic West 204 Bldg., 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA, 7:30pm


APRIL 2013

April 1-7 Vipassana

April 11, 2013 University of Nevada, Knowledge Center W.F. Auditorium, Reno, NV, 7pm


MARCH 2013

March 1, 2013 Tang Museum, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY, 7:30pm

March 2, 2013 Student Union, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY, 8pm

March 3, 2013 Garage Mahal, 2024 North Hancock Street, Philadelphia, PA, 8pm Tickets are only available at the door. No one will be turned away.

March 6, 2013 Emory University, Common Grounds, 515 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA, 7:30pm

March 7, 2013 Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough Street, Decatur, GA 9:30pm TICKETS

March 9, 2013 with Anis Mojgani, Taylor Mali, Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, Jon Sands, Mindy Nettifee, Derrick Brown, Jeanann Verlee, Jeremy Radin and a whole boat load more representing for Write Bloody during the AWP Conference at The Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 7pm, tickets at the door.

March 11, 2013 with Shanny Jean, SUNY Fredonia McEwen Hall, Room 202 Fredonia, NY, 6-9pm (2 1-hr craft talks, then performance)

March 18, 2013 Victoria Event Center, 1415 Broad Street, Victoria B.C., 8pm

March 27-31, 2013 Vipassana



February 2, 2013 Marquis Market, 116 Person Street, Fayetteville NC, 8pm

February 3, 2013 Kings Barcade, 14 West Martin Street, Raleigh, NC, 7:30pm

February 5, 2013 Normaltown Records/New West Records Listening Room, 399 Meigs Street, Athens, GA, 9pm

February 6, 2013 The Magnetic Field, 372 Depot Street, Asheville, NC, 8pm SOLD OUT

February 7, 2013 University of North Carolina, Jarrell Hall (bottom floor of Jackson Library), Greensboro, North Carolina, 7pm TICKETS

February 8, 2013 Winthrop University, DiGiorgio Campus Center, Dina’s Place, 2020 Alumni Drive, Rock Hill, SC, 8pm

February 9, 2013 for UNC Wordsmiths, University of North Carolina, Campus Y, Chapel Hill, NC, 7pm

February 10, 2013 The Well, 4620 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN, 8pm TICKETS

February 11, 2013 Weisiger Theater, Centre College, 600 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, 7:30pm

February 12, 2013 Workshop only: Lexington Gay-Straight Alliance, Company Q, 389 Waller Avenue, Suite 100, Lexington, KY, 4:30-6pm

February 12, 2013 The Kentucky Theatre, 214 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, 9:30pm

February 13, 2013 University of Michigan, U-Club, 530 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI, 8:30pm

February 15, 2013 LookOut! Gallery in Snyder-Phillips Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 8pm

February 16, 2013 Sontag Fels Building, Livermore Street, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH, 7pm

February 18, 2013 Toledo Main Library, 325 Michigan Street, Toledo, OH, 6pm

February 19, 2013 3261 West State Road, St. Bonaventure, NY, 7pm

February 21, 2013 Milly’s Tavern, 500 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH, doors at 7

February 22, 2013 Dana Auditorium, College Street, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 8pm

February 23, 2013 IDX Center, Champlain College, 262 South Willard Street, Burlington, VT, 7pm

February 26, 2013 with Laura Lamb Brown-Lavoie and Eamon Mahoney at Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Providence, RI, 8pm, TICKETS

February 27, 2013 Mandel G03, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 8:30pm

February 28, 2013 Crowell Concert Hall (located directly across the street from Campus Center, 45 Wyllys Avenue), Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 8pm



January 12, 2013 Portland, OR (if interested in attending this event email

January 25, 2013 at Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA, 8pm, TICKETS