I don't know about you, but I love small festivals. I like the intimacy and connection. You can actually TALK to people! So I'm pleased as punch to report that I'm part of two panels at the 2018 New Hampshire Poetry Fest, together with a slew of knockout poets--check it out! 9:15-10:30 May We Carry … Continue reading New Hampshire Poetry Fest
One week from today! Support organizations doing great work on behalf of immigrants and new Americans in our community and enjoy poetry from Leslie Marie Aguilar, Maria Luisa Arroyo, Tamiko Beyer, Oliver de la Paz, Kirun Kapur and Ocean Vuong. Here's a preview of the poetry in store for you in a special feature over … Continue reading Tesserae: Poetry of Community
Thursday, April 5 Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst, MA Open mic sign-up, 5-6 Open Mic at 6, followed by featured readers What better way to celebrate National Poetry Month than a reading with the Nasty Women Poets at the Dickinson Museum? Bring a nasty poem to share for the open mic! This Arts Night will feature … Continue reading Arts Night at Emily’s: Nasty Women Poets
Come hear the nasties!
Amy Dryansky & Mary Koncel LEE LIBRARY 100 Main St, Lee, MA 01238 TUESDAY, May 23rd @ 5:30pm I'm reading with my good friend, Mary Koncel. You already know about me, so I'll tell you about Mary. She's the blonde. Her poems are funny and serious at the same time and she doesn't sound like anyone … Continue reading Pokey & The Last Blonde
Friday, April 14, 6-8pm Ode Boutique 263 Main St., Northampton, MA I'll be reading with the fabulous Dora Malech & Debora Kuan at a special Arts Night Out event in Northampton Come enjoy snacks, wine, poetry and hanging out, because it's Spring! I hear there may be some kind of interactive poetry activity... This is … Continue reading A Night of Poetry at Ode
It's National Poetry month. You know what that means-- more readings than you could ever possibly attend. Here are mine. I forgive you for not showing up. But I wouldn't hate it if you came. Tuesday, April 11, 8pm Open Mic + Pokey Mama (that's me) The Deuce (WWII Club) 50 Conz St., Northampton, MA … Continue reading April Readings Bring…More April Readings
Hi All, I'm reading at the Blacksmith House in Cambridge, MA Monday, Dec 12, with Paul Breslin, at 8pm. (I’m up first.) Happy to be reading in this great series--hope to see you there!
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
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