Readings & Performances


Solidarity Salon Series 2019
April 27
August 24
December (tba)


Italian American Writers Association Literary Reading & Open Mic
Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
I AM Books
189 North St
Boston, MA


Flyer Saturday Dec 8 2018 Reading

Siblings: Poetry & Music
with David DeSiro
Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Shamballa Cafe
7 West Genesee Street
Baldwinsville, NYIMG_1039




Poems in the Aftermath Anthology Reading
Friday, November 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Porter Square Books
24 White Street
Cambridge, MA

Writers Resist: The Anthology Reading
Friday, October 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
The Bookery
844 Elm Street
Manchester, NH

Poets & Pints: reading series sponsored by Porter Square Books
with Michael McInnis and Gloria Mindock
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Aeronaut Brewing Co.
14 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA





Boston Poetry Marathon (August 10–12, featuring 130+ poets)
Sunday, August 12, 2018 @ 1:24 pm
Outpost 186
186 Hampshire Street
Cambridge, MA



Solidarity Salon: reading/performance/exhibit
with Jenn Pici Falk, Carissa Fu, Kay Patterson, Anne Pluto, and Beth Sweeney
Sunday, July 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Lily Pad
1353 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA



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Click here to see footage of the July 29 Solidarity Salon (starts at 3:18 in the video), from Kay Patterson’s YouTube channel “The Organized Soprano”.

Salon Flyer-3.3

Solidarity Salon: reading/performance/exhibit
with Kelly Dumar, Darci Hanna, Jennifer Martelli, Kay Patterson, and Anne Pluto
Saturday, June 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Third Life Studio
33 Union Square
Somerville, MA



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Solidarity Salon: reading/performance/exhibit
with James Dargan, Sammy Greenspan, Miranda Loud, Lee Okan, and Deborah Schwartz
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Free admission and parking
Arts at the Armory Cafe
191 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA



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Salon Flyer-1-rev

Book Launch & Reading
with Lee Okan and Anne Pluto
Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Lesley University, Sherrill Library
Cambridge, MA


Anne Pluto Event Poster e-slide 2018


Unamuno Author Series
Reading with Richard Scott
Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Desperate Literature Bookshop
Madrid, Spain




From Bay to Shining Bay
Sunday, April 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Piedmont Piano Company
Oakland, CA
West Coast premiere of Hard Stones by Griffin Candey, with poetry by Lisa DeSiro, composed to commemorate the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing; performed by soprano Ann Moss.


Contemporary Music Seminar Recital
Friday, April 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Rivers School Conservatory
333 Winter Street
Weston, MA
World premiere of Hard Stones by Griffin Candey, with poetry by Lisa DeSiro, composed to commemorate the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing; performed by soprano Ann Moss.

Tupelo Press 30/30 Project Reading and Party
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
400 N Ashley Drive, Cube 200
Tampa, FL

Nasty Women Poets Reading
Porter Square Books
Cambridge, MA
Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm


New England/Northeast Area contributors to the anthology
My turn at the mic





Reading as part of the Nixes Mate Extravaganza
at Cervena Barva Press in Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA
November 10, 2017

readings nov 2017


Boston Poetry Marathon-August
Reading at the Boston Poetry Marathon in Cambridge, MA, August 2017