Upcoming in 2023
March 4, 2023
March 5, 2023
Sunday, 2:00 pm. Reading with Onionskins poetry group at our 50th Anniversary. Next Chapter Booksellers at the corner of Snelling Ave and Grand Ave. St. Paul, MN 55105.
March 14, 2023
Tuesday, 6:00 pm. Reading with Liz Weir and Tracy Lindblom. Next Chapter Booksellers at the corner of Snelling Ave and Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105.
April 8, 2023
Saturday, 11:30 a.m., reading at Wadena County Historical Society. If bad weather, via Zoom; if good MN weather, at the Wadena County Historical Society, 603 Jefferson Street N., Wadena MN 56482.
April 11, 2023
Tuesday, 7:00 p.m., Conversation with Helen Frost about Duet in the Little Blue Church via Zoom. SubText Book Store, St. Paul, MN. 651-493-2791.
2022 Places I've Been
February 9, 2022
Wednesday, 10:00 a.m., live reading poetry and riddles with Joyce Sutphen at Edina Senior Citizens, 5280 Grandview Square, # 101, Edina 55436
March 6, 2022
Sunday, 2:00-3:30 p.m., live reading with other poets to honor the poems and life of Ethna McKiernan, Next Chapter Books, 38 Snelling Ave. S., St. Paul
July 14, 2022
Germans from Russia Historical Society Convention, presenting “Romance in the Sauerkraut Triangle” on Thursday, Room Dakota D, 1:45- 2:35 p.m. and Friday, Room Dakota E, 10:15 to 11:06, Aberdeen, South Dakota, Best Western Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center. Off Highway 281 North.
August 6, 2022
Saturday, 1:00 p.m., reading at Territory Poetry, MCTV, 1229 2nd Street, NE Mpls. 55413.
September 17, 2022
Saturday, 1:00 p.m., Jack Pines Resort near Park Rapids, MN, Jackpine Talking Stick Book Release Party.
September 23, 2022
September 25, 2022
South Dakota Festival of Books, Brookings, SD. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Presenter. Place and times to be announced.
December 21, 2022
Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., reading at Poets & Pints, Ontario Ave., a sidestreet across from the Basilica of St. Mary and behind Dunwoody. Sisyphus Brewing.
2021 Places I've Been
November 17, 2021
Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Reading in-person with Margaret Hasse at Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55408. No charge but register through Mager’s and Quinn Bookstore on Eventbrite. (Not a virtual event.)
October 1 to October 3, 2021
Deadwood, South Dakota; in person South Dakota Festival of Books. Check sdbookfestival.com for schedule of events.
July 29, 2021
Thursday, 7:30 pm PT, Ventura County California Poetry Project via Zoom.
July 15, 2021
Thursday, reading poetry and riddles via Zoom at AHSGR Convention.
July 11, 2021
Sunday, 2:00 p.m. Zoom group reading hosted by Literary Lights and Next Chapter Bookstore, St. Paul. I’ll be reading with Richard Terrill and two poet laureates, one from Cincinnati and one from Virginia. Should be interesting, too, to hear the out-of-state voices. Donna Isaac hosts. Register here. Would love to read to you at either reading or both. (I’ll be reading different selections.)
July 8, 2021
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Zoom Midstream Reading Series. No charge. I’ll be reading at Midstream this coming Thursday evening with Dave Healy, Brian Thao Worra, and Ranae Lenor Hauser. Music precedes the reading at 7:30 and Mimi Jennings hosts.
May 23, 2021
Sunday, 2:00 p.m. Live reading at The Klein Museum. No charge. 1820 West Grand Crossing (Highway 12), Mobridge, South Dakota.
May 16, 2021
Sunday. Zoom reading from Duluth: Climate Emergency Poetry Group Reading. No charge. Zoom room opens at 2:45 CD, the reading begins at 3:00. You’ll need this password: 456769.
March 24, 2021
Wednesday, 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Free Zoom poetry reading with Mary Kay Rummel. Please go to the bookstore’s website for more information or directly to Crowdcast to register. Hosted by Subtext Books. Rummel will read and discuss Nocturnes: Between Flesh and Stone, and Chmielarz will read and discuss The J Horoscope. Conversation to follow.
2020 Places I've Been
January 21, 2020
Tuesday, reading at Writers Read Series, host Tim Nolan at University Club, 420 Summit Ave., St. Paul 55102.
January 4, 2020
Saturday, reading at Whistling Shade Release Party, Eat My Words Bookstore, 214 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 55413, 651-243-1756.
2019 Places I've Been
November 24, 2019
Thursday, 7:00 p.m. Bridges Reading Series. Reading with Lia Rivamonte, Jeanne Lutz. Next Chapter Booksellers, 38 S. Snelling Ave. St. Paul, MN 55105.
November 6, 2019
Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Reading at Birchbark Books. 2115 W. 21st St., Minneapolis, MN 55405.
November 5, 2019
Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. Reading with Ethna McKiernan, Donna Isaac, and Dore Kiesselbach at Magers & Quinn Booksellers. 3038 Hennepin Ave. S. Minneapolis. 612-822-4611.
November 3, 2019
Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., Book Fair, Ellendale, North Dakota, Opera House, Main Street. (My participation depends on the weather.)
October 17, 2019
Thursday noon. Reading at Wadena County Historical Society, 603 Jefferson Street North, Wadena, MN 56482.
October 11, 2019
Friday, 7:30 p.m. Reading at Banfill-Locke, 6666 E. River Road, Fridley, MN.
October 6, 2019
Sunday, 2:00 p.m. Reading at Zenith Bookstore, 318 N. Central Ave. Duluth, MN, 55807, exit 252 off I-35.
October 5, 2019
Saturday, 5:00 p.m. Reading at Drury Lane Books, E. 12 Wisconsin St., Grand Marais, MN 55604.
September 12, 2019
Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Midstream Reading Series, Milkweed Building, corner of 39th and (3820) East Lake St. Upstairs. Entrance just west of Milkweed (the former Blue Moon coffee house).
September 7, 2019
Saturday, 1:00 p.m. Reading at Tributary Reading Series at 3860 Minnehaha, Selam Coffee, on the corner of Minnehaha and 39th Street, Minneapolis.
August 28, 2019
Wednesday 7:00 pm. Reading at Tillie’s Restaurant, 232 N. Cleveland Ave., St. Paul, 55104.
August 27, 2019
Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. Reading at Next Chapter (the former Common Good Books) at 38 S. Snelling, St. Paul. 651-225-8989.
August 3, 2019
Saturday, 8:45 a.m. Reading at GRHS Convention, Holiday Inn Fargo Hotel and Convention Center, Fargo, North Dakota.
August 2, 2019
Friday, 4:00 p.m. Reading at GRHS Convention, Holiday Inn Fargo Hotel and Convention Center, Fargo, North Dakota.
January 12, 2019
Saturday, 7:00 p.m. reading at the Whistling Shade Fall/Winter Issue Release Party at Eat My Words Bookstore, 214 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 55413, 651-243-1756.