Pokey Does Poetry: 30 Poems in November, Day 1

Hey Beautiful People, Today is the first day of 30 Poems in November, the fundraiser for the Center for New Americans, an organization that welcomes and serves new immigrants and refugees in Western MA. I pledged to write a poem a day for 30 days that somehow relates to the body. People have given me … Continue reading Pokey Does Poetry: 30 Poems in November, Day 1

30 Poems in November: A Body of Work

Hey Friends, I signed up for the 30 Poems in November project that raises funds for the Center for New Americans, an excellent organization that welcomes and serves new immigrants and refugees in western MA.  Now, more than ever, we need to support these folks in our communities. In honor of the conversation that’s been … Continue reading 30 Poems in November: A Body of Work

Pokey’s Fall Readings

Here's  quick list of my upcoming readings... Thursday, October 13, 6pm Reading with Deborah Gorlin Eileen Fisher Northampton, MA Sunday, October 16, 4:30pm Reading with Voices of Poetry Hudson Valley Writers' Center Sleepy Hollow, NY Monday, December 12, 8pm Reading with Paul Breslin Blacksmith House Poetry Series Cambridge, MA More details to come!     … Continue reading Pokey’s Fall Readings

This Week: Readings & Such

Poetry & Parenting Monday, April 25, 7-8:30pm Reading & Discussion as part of the Writing Life Series Coolidge Museum, Forbes Library Northampton, MA In which I tell the story of Pokey Mama, live. I'll also be at the MaPoFest in Salem, MA, this coming weekend, participating in two programs: The Full Catastrophe: Poets on Motherhood Saturday, … Continue reading This Week: Readings & Such

NaPoMo Pokey

Let's be honest. Mostly what I'm doing this month is helping my daughter figure out where she's going to college. (How did that happen?) But Pokey managed to squeeze in a couple of National Poetry Month events... Reading at Western New England University Thursday April 7th, 6:00-7:00pm Center for the Sciences and Pharmacy, Room 306 … Continue reading NaPoMo Pokey

So this is happening…

Thursday, March 3, 7pm The Odyssey Bookshop 9 College St., South Hadley, MA 01075 (right across from Mt. Holyoke College) Deb and I will read poems and talk some about the (long) gestation of our second books, and about trying to write as mothers, and probably a bunch of other stuff. The Odyssey Bookshop is … Continue reading So this is happening…

Save the date! Jan 12 Reading in NYC

Annual Winter Poetry Night at Pen Parentis Literary Salon Poetry & Conversation with Ravi Shankar, Karen Skolfield, Lydia Cortes & Amy Dryansky January 12, 2015, 7pm Hotel Andaz, 75 Wall, Street NY, NY 10005 Each of us will read from our work and then talk about our writing and parenting lives in an informal roundtable.   (Just … Continue reading Save the date! Jan 12 Reading in NYC

Two November Readings

Amherst Art Walk with upstreet literary magazine November 5, 6:45pm Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst, MA I'm happy to read at Emily's House reading with these three talented poets. Read on for details: The Emily Dickinson Museum's monthly Amherst Art Walk poetry reading on Thursday, November 5 will feature local writers published in the literary magazine … Continue reading Two November Readings

Cancelled–The Writing Life: Poetry & Parenthood w/Pokey

Hey Folks, sorry, but due to scheduling glitches, this event isn't happening tonight.  I'll re-post when we have a new date! The Writing Life: Poetry & Parenthood Reading/Discussion with Amy Dryansky Monday, September 21, 7pm Forbes Library, Northampton, MA  

This Friday: 4 Poets & 1 Photographer

Four Poets & One Photographer Friday, August 7, 2015 at 7:30 PM Carol Edelstein, Amy Dryansky, Sarah Sousa, and Michelle Valois surrounded by photographs by Kate Way APE Gallery 126 Main Street Northampton, MA For more info, contact Perugia Press