ALICE’S EVENT SCHEDULE

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Photo by Mariah Edson 2017



SCHEDULE 2017

January
16
MLK Day key-note speech, 5PM Jaffrey, NH

February
9
Panel on National Park Writers in Residence, AWP conference, Washington, DC

March
10
Poetry Out Loud NH finals, 6:00PM Concord, NH
20 Entering the Realm of Poetry, NH Humanities program, 10AM Bedford, NH———postponed till fall
25 Workshop on putting together your poetry manuscript, 11:00-2:00 Toadstool Bookshop, Keene, NH

April
1
NHWP Writers Day, craft workshop & panel on "homes for poetry," NHIA, Manchester, NH
4 Release of A Doubtful House
5 St. Anselm College, workshop, reading, & visit, Manchester, NH
7 Group reading, with Patrice Pinette, Candace Bergstrom, Henry Walters & others, benefit for ORIS , 6PM Trumpet Gallery, Peterborough, NH
14 Interview on "The Bookshelf," NHPR, airs;
Series of poetry workshops for refugees & immigrants begins; with
IINE (International Institute of New England)
15 Reading & book signing, 11AM Toadstool Bookshop, Keene, NH;
2PM Toadstool Bookshop, Peterborough, NH with April Ossman
20 Reading with Kate Leigh for Beat Night at the Press Room, Portsmouth, NH, with music—postponed
21 Reading at Village Square Booksellers, Bellows Falls, VT 6PM
23 Reading with Deborah Brown at Main Street Bookends, 2PM Warner, NH
24 Reading & discussion, Belknap Prison, Laconia, NH
26 Introducing NH's new Youth Poet Laureate Ambassador, at River Run Books—high school senior Ella McGrail + Mike Nelson—new Portsmouth Poet Laureate, & Andrew Fersch, Portsmouth, NH
28 Reading & music with poet Jim Schley & pianist Matthew Wiencke, Kendal Home, Hanover, NH

May
6
Reading & panel with all NE Poets Laureate, Mass. Poetry Festival, Salem, MA

June
1
Reading with Deborah Gorlin, Dublin Community Center, Dublin, NH 6PM

Then: Hiking!

July
14
The Word Barn, reading with NH Youth Poet Laureate Ella McGrail, Exeter, NH
26 Auburn NH Reading Series 6:30PM

September:
8
Gibson's Bookstore, Concord, NH 5:30PM; with Joal Hetherington & introducing our new NH Youth Poet Laureate, Laila Ruffin
16
Reading at Brownstone Poets, Park Plaza Restaurant, 200 Cadman Plaza West, 2:30 PM. Brooklyn, NY
20 Reading with Richard Foerster, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, ME
25 Poetry discussion & reading, Moultonboro, NH

October:
14
Brattleboro (VT) Literary Festival—introducing Maggie Dietz
28 Hampton, NH—11-2, workshop on putting together your poetry manuscript—register with NH Writers Project

November:
8
Reading with several laureates, fundraiser, Concord, NH
19 Reading at Del Rossi's, Dublin, NH

COMING UP IN 2018 (more info coming)

January:
4
Reading on Martha's Vineyard, MA

April:
2
Reading at Landmark College, Putney, VT

June:
7
Reading at Mocha Maya's, Shelburne Falls, MA


SCHEDULE 2016


January
22
NH Public Radio interview with Sid Hall, for publication of Poets Showcase--NH poets anthology, 10AM

February
26
Reading & Talk at Main Street Bookends, Warner, NH, 4PM
29 Guilford HS--workshop/visit

March
10
Manchester CT Community College reading, 7PM
21 Poetry Out Loud, state finals, Concord NH State House, 6PM
26 Monadnock Stories About This Place, Heberton Hall, Keene NH 6:30PM, for Monadnock Conservancy, with others
31 Howe Library, Hanover NH, Robert Frost Festival, with Steve Glazier’s students

April
6
Boston Atheneum, Boston MA, 6:30PM, Bach Goldberg Variations reading with pianist Ivan Jiang
14 Landmark College poetry slam judging
17 PENN student writers, with other poets, Exeter NH
21 Salem NH Library, “Strange Terrain” appreciating poetry workshop, 7PM
27 Alstead NH Library program with Lesle Lewis & Betsy Snider, 6:30PM
30 MA Literary Festival, reading with Mom Egg Journal writers, 11AM

Month of June: Hiking on the AT!

July
14
Hyla Brook Frost Farm, reading, Derry NH 6:30PM
24 New England Poetry Club reading, 3PM Longfellow House, Cambridge MA

August
11
Reading at Bright Hill, NY State
22
Professional Development for teachers & librarians, on poetry & inclusion, Conway NH

September
10
Poetry appreciation workshop, 10AM, Yellow Springs OH
24 NH Poetry Festival, panel 9:15AM, Manchester NH

October
5
Poetry Hoot reading, with Sid Hall, Portsmouth NH
22
Reading Reeves Gallery, 5:30 Walpole, NH
26
Exhibit opening, Finding Place on Paper: Poets & Printmakers Explore the White Mountains, 5-7PM, Plymouth State College, Plymouth NH
28-30
OQ Farm Sanctuary weekend writing workshop

November
6
UU Church presentation, Derby Line VT
6 Reading with Chard deNiord, 3PM, Lyme, NH
9
“Laureates Three” reading, with Sidney Lea & Chard DeNiord, Plymouth NH (fundraiser for the NH Poet Laureate fund)
18 Visit with Goffstown HS, Poetry Out Loud workshop




SCHEDULE 2015

January
23
Visual Poets Collective reading at Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey NH, 7PM

February
8
Poetry Out Loud workshops, Weare, NH
11
Presentation for Women’s Club at UCC, Keene, 12:30PM

March
6
Harbor Mt Press at the Grolier Bookshop, Cambridge MA, 7PM
9 Poetry Out Loud regionals, New England College, Henniker NH
14 Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ
25 Reading & talk at Nelson “Academy,” Nelson NH 10-12AM

April
Official release of
Interval, Schaffner Press
1
Blog post feature on Interval, Largehearted Boy
1 Reading & talk on poetry, Bradford Library, Bradford VT 4-6PM
3
Visual Artist Collective art opening & poetry reading, Prime Roast, Keene NH
4
State Library reading gala with about 10 great NH poets, afternoon
5-12 Watch for info on state-wide library-hosted poetry sharing events
(click on “laureate doings” page)
10
Award event for New London music + poetry contest, Sunapee NH
15 Reading, River Run Books, Portsmouth NH 6:30PM
17 Strange Terrain presentation (NHHC), Goshen Library, Goshen NH
18
Monadnock Writers gathering presentation, Peterborough Library, 10AM
18 Toadstool Books, Peterborough, NH, 1PM
23 Strange Terrain talk (NHHC), library, Gilford NH
25 Reading/signing at Toadstool Bookshop, Keene NH 2PM
29 All About The Book, the New England Independent Book Association--featuring Interval, Cambridge MA

May
3
Talk & reading UCC, Acworth NH
6
Horatio Colony House, Historical Society, Keene NH 7PM
9 Water Street Books, Exeter NH 2 PM
13 Norwich Books, Norwich VT 7PM
14 Gibsons Books, Concord NH

June
19, 20, 26, 27
A multimedia theatrical production of INTERVAL created by Josh Moyse for the Actors Theatre Playhouse, in West Chesterfield, NH. Call 877 666 1855 for more information. atplayhouse.org

July
12
Reading at Word Bookstore, Jersey City, NJ
25 Force of Nature--Exploring the Power of the Feminine: Art, Music (NH Music Festival), Poetry, 8PM at Silver Center for the Arts, Plymouth State U, Plymouth, NH

August
2
3PM, NH Humanities Council’s 40th anniversary benefit, reading with Dan Moran, 141 Dustin Road, Webster, NH. Call 603-224-4071 for info
6
Strafford VT reading with Rachel Hadas
20 Effingham reading with Ivy Page
26 Lyme, NH reading with Sydney Lea 6PM--CANCELLED

September
13-14
White Mt. National Forest arts event--workshops, talks, more
16 4 poets reading at Broadside Books, Northampton, MA, 7PM
17 National Beat Poetry Day--reading beat poetry in Portsmouth, NH
19 NH Poetry Festival, Manchester, NH--readings, workshops
20 Reading & poet laureate talk at Hopkinton, NH library 4PM

October
3-4
Brattleboro Literary Festival
4 Autumn Oracles, reading at Del Rossi’s, Dublin, NH 2:30 PM
7 Music & poetry presentation, Keene State College, 2-4PM
22 Poet Laureate Fund fundraiser, with 3 of NH’s poets laureate, Concord

November
6
Interview at HCAM-TV, Worcester, MA, with Elizabeth Lund
7 Book release! Poet Showcase: Anthology of NH Poets, edited by ABF & Sid Hall, published by Hobblebush Books
12
Bright Hill Press reading, Treadwell NY--postponed will Spring 2016





EVENT SCHEDULE 2014

February
23
Poetry Out Loud workshop, Holderness

March
(AWP Seattle, Feb. 26-Mar. 3)
9 Valley Terrace reading, Hartford, VT, 2 pm, with Bloodroot Magazine
10 Reading, Landmark College, 4:30 pm
17 Judging Poetry Out Loud, Concord State House, 6:30
20 Reading at Hancock Library, 7 pm
22 Workshops at NH Writers Project Writers Day, NHIA
26 Reading at Keene State College, Mt.View Rm, 4 pm
26 Talk for NH Women in the Arts Awards, Keene, 7 pm

April
4
Rivermead, with Visual Poets Collective, Peterborough, 3 pm
6 City Arts of Nashua, speaking at fundraiser luncheon, 12 pm
6 Reading at LaBelle Winery with Hobblebush authors, Amherst, 3 pm
9 Derry Library, Strange Terrain workshop (with NHHC), 6:30 pm
26 Reading at Gibson’s Books, Concord, with PSNH, 11 am
26 (Singing with River Singers, Grafton Church, Grafton, VT, 7:30 pm)
29 Reading, NH Technical Institute, Concord, 12 pm
29 Strange Terrain talk + reading, “Wednesday Wisdom,” Concord, 7 pm

May
7
Talk to poetry club, Charlestown Primary School, 11:45 am
9 “Wind in the Timothy” reading, Canterbury
10 Talk to homeschool creative writing group, Deerfield, 1 pm
12 Reading, Newbury Library, 7 pm
22-23 (Retreat to organize poet laureate projects, Dummerston, VT)

June
2
NH State Library Center for the Book meeting, 3 pm

July
16
Young Writers Academy, reading + talk + workshop UNH, Durham, 9 AM
25 Reading, Bookstock, Woodstock, VT 4 pm
30 Young Writers Academy, reading + talk + workshop UNH, Durham, 10
31 Keene Library, Creative Process discussion/presentation, 12 pm

August
19
Strange Terrain workshop (with NHHC), Meredith Library, 6:30 pm
20 Reading at Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord, with Patrice Pinette, 7 pm

September
11
Reading at River Run Books, Portsmouth, with Kate Gale, 7 pm
13 Poetry in the Park event, Nashua, 11 am – 2 pm
17 Reading, Lyme, 5:30
21 Reading at Burlington Book Festival, Burlington, VT, 3:30
22 Workshop + reading for White Mt. National Forest, Washington
26 Classroom visits + evening presentation, Dublin School, Dublin
28 Reading at the Fells, Sunapee

October
12 Dead Poets Reading, Gibson’s Bookstore, Concord, 1:30 pm
15
River Woods, Exeter, reading
24-25 Events TBD, Plymouth

November
2
Arts in Education presentation, Greenfield, 10 am
8 NH State Library reading event, 2-4 pm
14 New England Poets Laureate reading, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford
19 Toadstool Bookshop/Under the Elms talk, Keene 7 pm

December
6 & 7
(River Singers concert, Grafton Church, Grafton, VT)
11 Slam Free or Die, Milly’s Tavern, Manchester, 7 pm