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

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

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  

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