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Reviews of my most recent book, Tremors, can be found here.

Tremors received Poetry Honors from the 2022 Mass Book Awards, and is a 2022 Distinguished Favorite in the NYC Big Book Awards, Poetry-Life/Experience category.  

Far Past War, a choral work composed by my sister Augusta Read Thomas, with text by me, premiered at the National Cathedral in Washington DC on Sunday, March 13, 2022.  Watch the performance here:


Recent and Upcoming Events:

Friday, October 14, 7 pm Eastern, live

I'm telling a story with a silver lining

Voices on the Green: storytelling and music

First Parish UU Church, Lexington

Sign up here.


Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022, 7:00 pm Eastern, Zoom
Reading with Elan Barnehama and Steven Ostrowski

Cervena Barva Press Reading Series
To sign up, contact me and I'll send you the link.

Saturday, October 29, 2022, 7 pm Eastern, live

Far Past War, choral music composed by my sister, Augusta Read Thomas, with text by me, performed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, EMPAC Performing Arts Center

For more information, click here.


March 25, 2023, 3 pm Eastern, Zoom

Reading with members of the New England Poetry Club

For more information, click here.

April 27, 2023, 7 pm Eastern, in person or on Zoom

Reading with Gloria Mindock and Joyce Swagerty

Cary Memorial Library, Lexington

For more info and to register, please click here.

March 13, 2024, 5:30 pm

Reading with Gudrun Bortman

Blue Whale Poetry Series

Santa Barbara, CA, more info to follow soon.

April 21, 2024, time TBA
New England Premiere of Far Past War for large chorus and orchestra, musical composition by Augusta Read Thomas, with text by me, performed by the Nashoba Valley Chorale, conducted by Anne Watson Born in the Groton Hill Music Center in Groton, MA. This composition is about bringing peace through nature, both to the self and to the world. 


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