“Watershed” craft talk at Wilmington Writers Conference

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE, United States

Have you seen the line-up for this year's Wilmington Writers Conference? Please save the date: Saturday, July 27, 8:30 to 4pm. Join your local writing community at morning and afternoon sessions to feed your creativity. My afternoon session for poets and prose writers is "Watershed: Personal Landmarks in Public Conversation." During the session, we'll do […]


In the Company of Laureates

Lakeside Theater and Atrium 2645 College Drive, Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge Campus, Woodbridge, VA, United States

Poets from Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia will share poems & offer a panel on "Resilience." Sunday October 13 at Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge Campus   Prince William County Arts Council and the Poet Laureate Circle present a poetry event for all ages, "In the Company of Laureates," on October […]


Writer in residence, Lillian E. Smith Center

Lillian E. Smith Writers Retreat and Education Center Piedmont College, P.O. Box 10, 1021 Central Avenue, Demorest, GA, United States

Looking forward to a gift of time and space this November at a very special artists' retreat where I will continue work on my story of family, identity and survival. I will be in residence right after having spent a long weekend with my wonderful big family! I hope to honor the memory of the […]

Writing Residency, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

Mount San Angelo is the best in the winter. I am going to hole up and organize newly-written parts of my memoir.   A great tree Fellow Mid-Atlantic writers, composers and artists, especially fellow Delaware creatives, consider applying to VCCA for a MAAF Creative Fellowship. Deadlines are January 15, May 15 or September 15 for […]

AWP Conference Panel with State Poets Laureate of Color

Henry B. González Convention Center Meeting Room Level, Rm214A, San Antonio, TX, United States

Washington poet laureate Claudia Castro Luna Oregon poet laureate Elizabeth Woody Carmen Tafolla, inaugural poet laureate of San Antonio Local Arts Advocacy in 2020 and Beyond! I will join award-winning writers Claudia Castro Luna , Carmen Tafolla and Elizabeth Woody on a panel at AWP 2020 to talk about poetry and civic engagement. State poets […]

Baltimore CityLit Festival, Panel on Residencies

Enoch Pratt Free Library 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, Maryland, United States Minor Outlying Islands

The 17th Annual CityLit Festival takes place on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Baltimore’s award-winning, day-long festival is a literary celebration for readers & writers. It is a free event. This year the festival returns to its original location, the central Enoch Pratt Free Library, a longtime partner.   Cynthia Bond reads at CityLit Festival  credit: […]


I’m staying home. Can’t wait to see you again.

Home DE, United States

 Meanwhile, be safe and check back. Say Hi on Twitter or Facebook. I am curating a list of my favorite write-ins, salons, podcasts and streaming events that have lifted me up during the great shut-in. I'll post stuff here and there, and let you know when I am hosting an event.

Tell Your Story: Online writing class. June 15. July 13. August 10.

Woodlawn Library Virtual classes, Wilmington, DE, United States

  June 15, July 13, August 10th. 7:00pm - 8:30 pm. Hosted by The Woodlawn Library, New Castle County (DE) Libraries. Online writing class. All levels. Register here.        Contact me for Zoom Link  


International Lamplight Residency

Write On Door County Online, Fish Creek, WI

This opportunity is amazing: I have been writing every day, peeling into the layers of my memoir to uncover new connections. On the days I step away to work on something different, to take a break, even more connecting threads appear. Back to memoir-in-progress. At last it's cooking. A New International Residency for Writers The […]

Practicing Poetry: Write New Poems in Winter 2021

Woodlawn Library Virtual classes, Wilmington, DE, United States

“Practicing Poetry” begins January 13, 2021 for six online sessions through March 24th. The class will meet twice a month on Wednesday nights 5:00-6:30 pm eastern, over Zoom. Students can register for weekly sessions here to receive the login link. Please register for every Wednesday you wish to attend. Thanks to Delaware Libraries, registration is […]