2012-2014 Public Presentations

Readings/Book Signings/Interviews/Performance 2012-2014 (including but not limited to):           

Ongoing:

Host for monthly Poets Laureate of Lawrence open mic/featured poet program at Lawrence Art Center, every 4th Tuesday, 2012 – Current

2014:

Art of the Matter, WFYI Public Radio, May 15 and 17, 2014

Indy Reads Books, book launch for The Mother Poems, Indianapolis, IN, May 21, 2014

Indy Reads Books, one of three featured Chatter House Press poets, June 14, 2014

Unbroken Bones Society, Robert Parks United Methodist Church, performance with singer-songwriter Sarah Grain, June 14, 2014

Riley Cheer Guild membership luncheon, harp music, June 26, 2014

Pensy Trail Art Fair, authors tent, June 28, 2014

Unbroken Bones Society, Robert Parks Methodist church, featured poet, August 9, 2014

Fourth Street Art Fair, Spoken Word Stage, Bloomington, IN, August 30, 2014

Heartland Unitarian Universalist Church, guest speaker, September 28, 2014

Unbroken Bones Society, Roberts Park Methodist church, featured poet, October 11, 2014

First Fridays Poetry, featured poet, Fort Wayne, IN, November 7, 2014

Indy Reads Books, Writing about Difficult Relationships reading with poet Norbert Krapf, November 19, 2014

Indy Reads Books, book release for Indy Writes Books, December 5, 2014

Indiana Authors Holiday Book Fair, Indiana History Center, Indianapolis, IN, December 6, 2014

Omni Severin Hotel, private party for Indy Writes Books authors, donors, and Indy Reads Books Board of Directors, December 11, 2014

2013:

Brick Street Poetry, Zionsville IN, March 7, 2013

“Under My Skin: Compassion Initiaton” Performance Art presentation, Art Therapy Symposium, Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, WI, April 20, 2013,

Listen to Your Mother Show, part of a cast of women writers, Indiana History Center, Indianapolis, IN, May 2, 2013

“Under My Skin: Compassion Initiation” Performance Art presentation, St Mary of the Woods College, August 2, 2013

Elaine Voci’s “An Evening With…”, featured poet, Carmel, IN, September, 26, 2013

Unbroken Bones Society, Robert Parks Methodist church, featured poet, October 12, 2013

Eating Disorders Task Force of Indiana Conference, presentation on Expressive Art Therapy, October 18, 2013

Bookmamas Bookstore, poetry reading, November 9, 2013

Heartland Unitarian Universalist Church, guest speaker, November 10, 2013

         2012:

Art of the Matter, WFYI Public Radio, March 16 and 18, 2012

Book Mamas Bookstore, Irvington, IN, March 17th 2012

Fort Wayne Friends of Jung, March 31, 2012

Zionsville Public Library, guest of Village Poets for Poetry Month, April 10, 2012

St. Mary of the Woods College Earth Literacy Gala, April 14, 2012

Artsgarden, Circle Center Mall, National Poetry Month featured poet, April 23, 2012

Art of the Soul, Indianapolis, IN, May 11, 2012

Tome on the Range Bookstore, Las Vegas, NM June 8, 2012

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, Indianapolis, IN, July 6, 2012

Cultural Arts Gallery, IUPUI Student Center, Indianapolis, IN July 13, 2012

Evening with the Muse, featured poet, Writer’s Center of IN, Indianapolis, August 12, 2012

Heartland Unitarian Universalist Church, Indianapolis, IN August 19, 2012

Following Fridays, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, IN September 14, 2012

Play Therapy Association of Indiana Annual Retreat, September 21, 2012

Hancock County Public Library, Greenfield, IN September 27, 2012

Unbroken Bones Society, Robert Parks Church, Indianapolis, IN, October 13, 2012

Poets Laureate of Lawrence, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, IN, October 23, 2012

Fringe Festival of Indianapolis, Cracked Eggs Storytellers, August 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 28, 2011

Evening with the Muse, featured poet, Writer’s Center of IN, Indianapolis, Sept. 12, 2010

Fellowships/awards/grants received:

 2014 Pushcart Prize Nominee for “What We Write” in The Mother Poems, Chatter House

2010, First Place, Food for Thought Writing Competition, Indiana Humanities Council

2008, Cultural Scholarship, Indy Irish Festival for study of Irish harp, tin whistle, storytelling

2006 Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Project Grant for work on book-length poetry manuscript, Under My Skin

2003 Blair Sadler National Award for Arts in Health Care, Julian Center Mosaic Project

2003 Frank Basile Emerging Stories Fellowship for developing a new             storytelling performance, Through John Muir’s Eyes, 1867.

2002 Rose Voci Fellowship for Women Writers

2001 Partner’s For Peace/Turn Off The Violence Domestic Violence Project Award for the Julian Center’s D.V. Awareness Mosai

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