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

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

Tuesday, 5/5: Writers Night Out!

Writers Night Out Tuesday, May 5, 2015 The Basement (formerly Bishop’s Lounge)  21 Center Street, Northampton 7:00 - 9:00pm I'll be the featured reader at this longstanding event sponsored by the good people at Straw Dogs Writers Guild.  It starts with an open mic, and if you want to read, put your name in the hat up until 7:10. The … Continue reading Tuesday, 5/5: Writers Night Out!

Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

(Pokey says, yes, you should come...) From Zero to One: First Books and What We Wish We’d Known Lecture and panel discussion moderated by Karen Skolfield with Amy Dryansky, Susan Kan, Sarah Sousa, &  Michelle Valois March 1, 11am Miss Hall’s School, Centennial Hall 492 Holmes Road, Pittsfield, MA Laundry Line Divine presents Out of the … Continue reading Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

Of course I love your writing!

Erotic Poetry Project: Day 6

Day 6 poems have arrived over at the 30/30 project. I attempted a "blason" thanks to Jeneva Burroughs Stone.  As usual, things did not go exactly as planned...but that's good, right? Go see what a blason is--you know you're curious.

The Daily Poet: A New Resource for Writers

There is no wrong way to complete a writing exercise. So begins and ends the introduction to The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts for Your Writing Practice, a new book by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano of Two Sylvias Press. The key word here is “complete” because as we  know, it’s the getting started that’s … Continue reading The Daily Poet: A New Resource for Writers

Upcoming Readings

The trees are busting out their fall color and I've got a couple of readings coming up-- would love to see you there! Collected Poets Series with Peter Gizzi Thursday, October 3, 7pm Mocha Mayas, Shelburne Falls, MA Come early, check out the Bridge of Flowers, have  dinner or a drink after. SF is awesome! … Continue reading Upcoming Readings

Take a Poem to the Beach

Here's my latest column over at One Clover & A Bee, featuring a poem by e.e. cummings: maggie and milly and molly and may It's kind of sneaky poem, which is probably why I like it.  Check it out and see what you think!