Mary regularly gives readings, leads workshops, and participates in events for writers across the US. To view upcoming events, scroll down, and to see past events, click the blue button.
Date: Saturday, July 7, 2018 Event: Warren Wilson College Post-MFA Conference Time: 7:15-9pm Place: Creekside Room, Caleruega Hall, Magnolia Street, Dominican University, San Rafael, California
All group readings (July 7-10) open to public. Classes, etc. closed.
Mary reads with fellow Warren Wilson alums Rolf Yngve, Ann Scott Knight, Susan Kolodny, Lauren Atwan, Idris Anderson, Mari Coates, and Kathryn Schwille.
Date: Saturday, July 10, 2018 Event: Warren Wilson College Post-MFA Conference This event is open to Warren Wilson Conference registrants only
Collaboration: Leaving the Island of Solitude, a panel discussion. Mary and Playwright Emile Beck with Children's Novelist Pamela Berkman discuss their experiences--the challenges and benefits of entering into a partnership to create art with others. What powerful discoveries result from exchanging individual creative control for mutual trust? How destine give and take yield work that satisfies each participant while generation a joint work of art?
Date: July 18, 2018 Event: Breath and Matter Exhibit Grand Opening Time: 5:30-8:30pm Place: Boston Sculptor's Gallery, 486 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA
Poet and Sculptor Collaborations: For detailed information see the website. Each sculptor and each poet pair has created new work in response to his or her partner's art or writing. An article about Breath and Matter has also been posted on the Mass Poetry website. The exhibit will be open from July 18-August 12.
Grand opening is free of charge and open to the public. At the reception, Mary reads with other participating poets.
Note: A second reception and reading will take place on August 3 as part of SOWA's First Fridays, evening gallery walks.
* More readings and events will be posted as they are scheduled, please check back soon.