News & Events

My blogs have been archived in favor of a newsletter (sign up here), but you can still view the old posts for Five Doors, Three Windows and Little Red Writing Desk.

New Anthology, Feminine Rising: Voices of Power and Invisibility, is out now! Learn more. Look for upcoming readings.

October 4 -5, 2019
Reading & Discussion of Feminine Rising: Voices of Power and Invisibility
3:30 pm
Presented by Andrea Fekete, Llewellyn McKernan, Dreama Pritt, Cathy Lentes, Tuesday Taylor, Marged Dudek, Rachel Hicks and Jessica Waggoner

Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center
200 Lee Street E Charleston, WV 25301

Women of Appalachia Events:

The Women of Appalachia Project/Women Speak series is accepting submissions for the 2019-2020 season until 5:00 p. m. on August 10, 2019. See the website (link above) for details.

Women Speak 2019-2020 Season Schedule:

Women Speak Series
1:00 pm
Women Speak Presentation hosted by WVU Libraries with Women’s Resource Center, WVU LGBTQ+ Center & Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Downtown Campus Library: Milano Reading Room
1549 University Ave. Morgantown, WV 26505
Women Speak Series
6:00 pm

Nothern Kentucky University
Fort Thomas Antiques & Design Center 90 Alexandria Pike Fort Thomas, KY 41075
Women Speak Series
6:00 pm

Ohio University Multicultural Center
Baker University Center Ohio University Athens, Ohio 45701
Women Speak Series
8:00 pm

Berea College Convocation
Loyal Jones Appalachian Center 205 North Main Street Berea, KY 40404
Women Speak Series
1:00 pm

Clarksburg-Harrison County Library
404 W. Pike st. Clarksburg, WV 26301

‚ÄčBlasts from the Past:

The Ohioana Book Festival 2017:

The Athens Author Fair at the Athens, Ohio Public Library 2017:

The Poetry of Place Program at the Athens,Ohio Public Library 2016:

Poetry of Place 2016

Getting the Mail Book Launch Party, August 26, 2016 at The Maple Lawn Brewery in Pomeroy, Ohio:

Getting the Mail

My chapbook, Getting the Mail, was accepted by Finishing Line Press in Georgetown, Kentucky in November, 2015.

My friend, Sally Stanton, who graduated with me from the Solstice MFA Program of Pine Manor College in 2013 created the amazing cover art for my book.

I received my MFA in July of 2013 from the Solstice MFA Program of Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, MA