Past Events


Workshop for teen poets with WordxWord, Pittsfield MA 3/4


Feature – Northampton Poetry, Northampton, MA 10/6

Community of Writers reading, East Greenbush NY 9/13

New World Cafe Series, Saugerties NY 9/11

National Poetry Slam, Oakland CA 8/12

Suffern Invitational Slam, Nyack NY 8/25

The Gathering at Keystone College, La Plume PA 7/18

Poetry Appreciation Workshop, East Greenbush PA 7/9

Nitty gritty team Feature, Albany NY 6/29

WordXWord Poetry Prelims, Pittsfield, MA 5/31

Word of Mouth Poetry Series co-feature, Kingston NY 5/31

IthacaLit Spring Writes co-feature, Ithaca NY 5/3 

Harmony Reading co-feature 4/20

Newburgh Free Library feature 4/16

Albany Wordfest Metroland Best Poets co-feature 4/15

Troy Public Library Performance & Discussion 4/14

Common Folk Artist’s Collective, North Adams, MA 4/9

Community of Writers, Albany Public Library 3/1 – cancelled

College of the Atlantic Workshop and Performance, Bar Harbor, ME 1/20

Urbana-NYC WOWPS qualifier, New York City 1/6

Calling All Poets Co-Feature, Beacon, NY 1/2 (Full video here)



Invitational Slam – First Night Northampton, Northampton, MA. 12/31
WOWPS Qualifier – Urbana Slam, NYC. 1/6
Feature, program & youth slam host – “An Intro to Slam Poetry,” Abington PA. 3/2
Feature – Northampton Poetry, Northampton, MA. 
Feature – New Paltz slam team fundraiser, New Paltz, NY. 3/6
Women of the World Poetry Slam, Austin, TX. 3/19
Feature – Club Harmony, Woodstock, NY. 3/31
Invitational slam – Great Barrington, MA. 4/19
Keynote Speaker – LGBTQAI Live Out Loud Conference, Becket MA. 5/3
WordxWord poetry slam. 5/24
Feature – Pride Reading, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy NY. 6/12
Feature – Cafe Lena, Saratoga NY. 7/2
Reading and Book signing – Cohoes Public Library, Cohoes NY. 9/27
Radio Interview – WDST, Woodstock NY. 7/13
Feature – Mezzaluna, Saugerties NY. 7/25
Reading and Book signing – Market Block Books, Troy NY. 10/16
Feature, Harmony Poets, Woodstock NY. 8/25
Literary Death Match, Williams College. 9/16
Reading and Book signing – The Bookhouse, Albany NY. 10/16
Feature – Sunday at Four, Voorheesville, NY. 10/26
Feature – Live from the Livingroom, Albany NY. 11/12
Feature – Northampton Poetry, Northampton MA. 12/2
Mezzaluna Benefit, co-feature. 12/14  



Invitational Slam – WordXWord, Pittsfield MA
Feature – Club Harmony, Woodstock NY
Co-feature with Cristin O’Keefe Aptowitz, Kripalu Center, Stockbridge MA
National Individual Competition – Women of the World Poetry Slam, Minneapolis MS
Invitational slam – Imagine Unity: Slam for the Future, Unity College, Maine
Feature – The Parlor Cafe, North Adams MA
Finals – Urbana Slam NYC
Feature, Northampton Poetry, Northampton MA
Community Workshop – Esther’s Place, Clarks Green PA
Feature – Saratoga Arts Fest, Saratoga NY
Feature – Bohemian Book Bin Series, Lake Katrine NY
Feature – Club Harmony, Woodstock, NY
Workshop (one week) – Summer at Rennsalaer, Troy NY
Feature – Poets in the Park, Albany NY
Story slam – WordXWord, Pittsfield, MA
Feature – 3rd Annual Janine Pommy Vega Poetry Festival, Woodstock NY
Ice Cream Social Invitational Cash Slam, Suffern NY
Story Slam Finals – WordXWord
Poetry Slam Preliminary – WordXWord
IWPS Qualifier – Urbana Slam, NYC
Dead Poets Slam – Northampton Poets, Northampton MA
Feature – MyGlo Festival, North Adams, MA
Team Slam – Slam Free or Die, Manchester NH
Opening Act – Singer-songwriter Mary Lambert, Mass College of Liberal arts
Feature – Mezzaluna, Saugerties, NY
Feature – Parkside Reading, NYC
Feature, Harmony Writers, Woodstock, NY
Semifinal Slam – Urbana Slam, NYC



Feature – Suffern Slam Society, Suffern NJ
Feature – Poets Out Loud, Albany NY
National Team Competition – National Poetry Slam, Charlotte NC
Finals – WordXWord Festival, Pittsfield, MA
National Individual Competition – Women of the World Poetry Slam, Denver, CO
Individual Competition – Individual World Poetry Slam (IWPS), Fayetteville AK
Feature – Between the Lines, Troy NY
Peace Program – First Unitarian Society, Albany NY
Semi-finals – Urbana Slam, NYC