My new book of poems, Tremors, can be ordered now from Four Way Books


Reviews of Tremors can be found here.

Tremors is a "Must Read" in poetry from the Mass Book Awards!  Click here for the list.

Tremors is a 2022 Distiguished Favorite in the NYC Big Book Awards, Poetry-Life/Experience category.  Here's the link.

Far Past War, a choral work composed by my sister Augusta Read Thomas, to my text, premiered at the National Cathedral in Washington DC on Sunday, March 13, 2022.  To see the 11 minute performance, please advance 2 mins and 22 seconds into this video.


Events, recent and upcoming:

Monday, April 4, 2022, 7 pm.

Reading with Regie Gibson

Cary Library Poetry Series

Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Mass. Ave, Lexington MA

HYBRID reading.

Sunday, April 10, 2022, 2 pm.

ZOOM reading with Ilene H. Rudman, with open mic to follow

Brookline Poetry Series sponsored by the Brookline Public Library

Beginning Sept. 15, 2022, Zoom

Teaching Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra

Lexington Community Education

Seven Thursday evenings at 7:30

To find out more, or to register, please click here.

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, 7:30 pm, live

Concert performance of Emily Dickinson's poems

Annina Hsieh, soprano

Leona Cheung, pianist

Tom Daley will recite poems.

I will read from Dickinson's letters.

Sponsor: Lexington Community Education 

Come to Follen UU Church, 755 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington MA

To register, click here.  Or just come to Follen Church. $20

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
I'm 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.

At Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, EMPAC Performing Arts Center

For more information, click here.