Wednesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. 60th Issue of The Phoenix Literary Magazine Launch Party. Pfeiffer University, Stokes Student Center, Community Room. Reading my my poem: “I Like My Bagel Toasted.”
Saturday, April 13 from 9.a.m – 3 p.m. – Flash Fiction Bootcamp II Workshop. Think you don’t have time to write? Anybody has time for flash fiction, and by the end of this workshop, you’ll have five finished stories. (This workshop is a continuation of the popular Flash Fiction Bootcamp I) but is open to new as well as returning students and features entirely new prompts and readings. Atten-hut! Central Carolina Community College Creative Writing Program in Pittsboro, N.C. Register here. or by calling (919) 545-8044. Cost $50.
Friday, March 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Jumpstart Your Poetic Imagination Workshop at The Joyful Jewel in downtown Pittsboro, N.C. You can find inspiration for poetry everywhere—from artwork to your daily life and memory. We’ll study sample poems and then participate in fun exercises meant to spark your own imagination. Not only will you end up with three new poems of your own, you’ll leave with an inventory of ideas for future works. You may even pen a poem inspired by the stimulating art work on display in The Joyful Jewel and participate in the Visions and Voices Reading on April 14! To register, call The Joyful Jewel, 833-2775, 10:30am-5:30pm Monday through Saturday or Sunday 12pm-4pm. Cost: $50.
Friday, November 16, at 3 pm in the Fairways Gallery at Carolina Meadows in Chapel Hill, N.C. Reading from a selection of authors in The Mighty Ant Anthology: Stories for Seniors.
Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro: Flash Fiction: Revision and Publication. Now that you’ve written your first flash fictions, you’re ready to show them off! Bring a story of your own and learn how to revise, prepare and submit it for publication in online or print magazines, and how later to create a book-length collection and find publishers. Read about the event here.
Thursday, Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center in Pittsboro. Celebrating the launch of The Mighty Ant Anthology: Stories for Seniors.
Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro: Flash Fiction Bootcamp I. Think you don’t have time to write? Anybody has time for flash fiction, and by the end of this class, you’ll have five finished pieces. Bring your favorite writing gear (notebook and pen/pencil or laptop) and get ready for some prompts, new inspirations, and instant feedback. Atten-hut! Read about the event here.
Saturday, August 6 – Poetry in Plain Sight. Reading at Winston-Salem Library. Read more here.
Monday, June 6. at Scuppernong Books in Greensboro. Final event celebrating the launch of The Collection: Flash Fiction for Flash Memory.
Saturday, March 3 at Central Carolina Community College in Pittsboro: Flash Fiction, A DIY Kit! Participants will receive a starter kit for their own creative plundering, including delicious prompts, tips, samples, and vocabulary words, all of which will help germinate our individual kits and lead to even more stories in the future. Read about the event here.
Friday, March 2 from 6 – 7:30 pm at the Orange County Library in Hillsborough, N.C. Launch of The Collection: Flash Fiction for Flash Memory.