Events
Upcoming in 2021  
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.
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.
July 8, 2021 Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Zoom Midstream Reading Series. No charge. Watch here for the link.
July 11, 2021 Sunday, 2:00 p.m. Zoom group reading hosted by Literary Lights and Next Chapter Bookstore, St. Paul. No charge. Watch here for the link or go directly to the bookstore’s web site.
July 15, 2021 Thursday, reading poetry and riddles via Zoom at AHSGR Convention. Watch here for the link and hour.
July 29, 2021 Thursday, Ventura County California Poetry Project via Zoom. Watch here for the link and hour.
Oct 1-3, 2021 Deadwood, South Dakota; in person South Dakota Festival of Books. Check sdbookfestival.com for schedule of events. 
2021 Places I've Been
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 4, 2020 Saturday, reading at Whistling Shade Release Party, Eat My Words Bookstore, 214 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis, 55413, 651-243-1756.
January 21, 2020 Tuesday, reading at Writers Read Series, host Tim Nolan at University Club, 420 Summit Ave., St. Paul 55102
2019 Places I've Been
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. 
August 2, 2019 Friday, 4:00 p.m. Reading at GRHS Convention, Holiday Inn Fargo Hotel and Convention Center, Fargo, North Dakota
August 3, 2019 Saturday, 8:45 a.m. Reading at GRHS Convention, Holiday Inn Fargo Hotel and Convention Center, Fargo, North Dakota
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 28, 2019 Wednesday 7:00 pm. Reading at Tillie’s Restaurant, 232 N. Cleveland Ave., St. Paul, 55104
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.
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). 
October 5, 2019 Saturday, 5:00 p.m. Reading at Drury Lane Books, E. 12 Wisconsin St., Grand Marais, MN 55604
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 11, 2019 Friday, 7:30 p.m. Reading at Banfill-Locke, 6666 E. River Road, Fridley, MN
October 17, 2019 Thursday noon. Reading at Wadena County Historical Society, 603 Jefferson Street North, Wadena, MN 56482
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.)
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 6, 2019 Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Reading at Birchbark Books. 2115 W. 21st St., Minneapolis, MN 55405
November 14, 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
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