I have years of experience facilitating workshops in creative writing and performance for participants of all ages from elementary through college students and even adult populations.  I have also been commissioned by various schools and organizations to tailor workshops to meet their needs.   I have served as an artist-in-residence with longer projects from two to six weeks featuring a community outreach showcase of the participants and their work. 


My passion is to help others discover the value of writing in meeting personal, creative, and professional goals and objectives.  I welcome the opportunity to work with schools, community, business and arts organizations.





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Have poetry; will travel!

Cordella Magazine Issue 14 Launch Party!

Virtual Crowd Cast Event

A host of writers and poets featured in the latest issue of the magazine including: Madeleine Barnes (Poetry Editor), Rhonda Slota, Susana Case, Iris Jamahl Dunkle, Annette Sisson, Diane Thiel, ZenChristian Mott, Tayve Neese, Monika Zaleska, Anna Lena Philips Bell, Ellene Glenn Moore, Lynn McGee, Tamara J. Madison, and Sara Ries, Cate Clother (Editor in Chief)

Sundress Academy for the Arts (SAFTA) October Reading Series

virtual on ZOOM - tiny.utk.edu/sundress; password: safta

Poetry reading featuring Julie Marie Wade, Robin Gow, and myself!

Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon

online - TBA

Poetry workshop and open mic for participants plus featured poets.


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