Upcoming Events

Reading: with Alison Pelegrin at UNO

Wed, April 17, 2019
8:00 PM at the University of New Orleans

Past Events

Reading: Poetry Performance with Louisiana Poet Laureate Peter Cooley

Wed, April 13, 2016
6:00 PM at Alvar Library
913 Alvar St NOLA 70117

Workshop: Here is Where We Are: The Poetry of Geography & Place 

Sat, April 16, 2016
2:00 PM at Arts Estuary
1024 Elysian Fields Ave NOLA 70117

Jackalope-Girl Learns to Speak Book Launch Party!

Fri, May 6, 2016
6:00-8:00 PM at
Tubby & Coo's
632 N. Carrolton Ave NOLA 70119

With Wren Hanks, Jade Hurter, Z. W. Mohr, Jessica Morey-Collins, & Chris Romaguera.

Reading: Dogfish presents Stephanie Hepburn and Stacey Balkun

Thurs, May 19, 2016
7:00 PM at
2448 N. Villere Street NOLA 70117

Featuring Stephanie Hepburn and Stacey Balkun!

Reading: Maple Street Bookshop

Thurs, June 23, 2016
6:00-8:00 PM at
Maple Street Books
7523 Maple Street NOLA 70118
Featuring Adam Crittenden, Stacey Balkun, and Sara Slaughter.

Reading Between the Wines

Wed, August 3, 2016
7:00 PM at Pearl Wine Bar
3700 Orleans Avenue, NOLA 70119

10th Annual Western Maryland Independent Lit Festival

October 14-15, 2016
Downtown Frostburg, MD


Reading: Ladyfest New Orleans

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
2:00-5:00 PM

2448 N. Villere St, New Orleans, LA 70117
Including Gina Ferrara, Andrea Panzeca, Lauren Burgess, The Witness, Anna Young, Sara Jacobelli, Jade Hurter, Laura McKnight, Raina Zelinski, Nancy Harris, Stacey Balkun, Aran Donovan, and Nicole Eiden.

Reading: 2016 Faulker Society Words & Music Festival

Thursday, November 10, 2016
4:00 PM at the
Hotel Monteleone's Queen Ann Ballroom
214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Reading: 2016 FORESTival

Saturday, November 12, 2016
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at
 A Studio in the Woods
14301 Patterson Road, New Orleans, LA

Author Signing: Small Business Saturday at Kitchen Witch

Saturday, November 26, 2016
12:00-2:00 PM at Kitchen Witch
1452 N. Broad St, Suite C, New Orleans, LA 70117

Reading: SAFTA Reading Series

Sunday, December 11, 2016
2:00 PM at Bar Marley
760 Stone St NW, Knoxville, TN 37901
Along with featured readers Amie Whittemore and Catherine Moore. 

Lost City Museum Chapbook Release Party

Thursday, December 22, 2016
6:00-8:00 PM at
Demented Brewery
600 Lincoln Blvd, Middlesex, NJ 08846

AWP: Sundress, Agape, and ELJ Reading

Thurs, Feb 9, 2017
6:00-8:00 PM at
Madam's Organ Blues Bar
2461 18th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009

Readers include Neil Aitken, Sarah Marcus, Natalie Giarratano, Karen Craigo, and Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo. From Agape Editions: Nandini Dhar, Kazim Ali, Stacey Balkun, Jessica Walsh, Nicole Oquendo, Joanna Valente, Janeen Pergrin Rastall, and Chance Castro

AWP: Poetry Barn Storms AWP

Thurs, Feb 9, 2017
10 PM - midnight at Busboys & Poets
5th & K 1025 5th Street NW Washington, DC 20001

Featured readers include Stacey Balkun, Nandini Dhar, Jennifer Givhan, Laura-Gray Street, Cindy Hochman, Alexandra van de Kamp, Heather Knox, Kim Peter Kovac, Karen Neuberg, Soraya Shalforoosh, and Susan Yount. Lissa Kiernan hosts.

The Way of the Poet: Tennessee Williams Festival

Sun, March 26, 2017
2:30 PM at
Hotel Monteleone Royal Ballroom
214 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130
with Bill Lavender, Stacey Balkun, Peter Cooley,  Jerry W. Ward Jr., and Rodney Jones.

Mythology of the Mundane: Poetry of Domestic Fabulism

Friday, April 21, 2017
3:30-4:30 at New Orleans Healing Center
2372 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117

Jazz Fest Book Signing

Sat, May 4, 2017
4:00 -5:00 PM at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
New Orleans Fair Grounds
Join me in the Jazz Fest book tent for a book signing! 

Mythology of the Mundane: Poetry of Domestic Fabulism

Friday, April 21, 2017
3:30-4:30 at New Orleans Healing Center
2372 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
With Stacey Balkun, Catherine Moore, Jade Hurter, Paula Neves, Erin Elizabeth Smith

CD Wright Women Writers Conference

Sat, November 10, 2018
10:45 AM in
Conway, AR
Reinventing Ever After: Women Reclaim the Fairy Tale: Creative Reading
(Donna Vorreyer, Sally Rosen Kindred, Stacey Balkun, Mary McMyne) 

Sat, November 10, 2018
2:00 PM in
Conway, AR
Nan Snow Emerging Writer Award Winners

(Ellie Black, Stacey Balkun, Jennifer ‘Coffy’ Davis, Taneum Bambrick
The conference demonstrates its commitment to promising new women-identifying writers by sponsoring the Nan Snow Emerging Writer Award. This session draws attention to our 2018 winners, as each writer reads from her work.

Words & Music Fest Presents Po Boys & Poets

Friday, November 16, 2018
11:45 AM at Dragonfly Poetry Center
Readers: Alison Pelegrin, James Nolan, Christopher Romaguera, Shaina Monet, Mona Lisa Saloy, Clare Harmon, hosting by Stacey Balkun
Literature and Lunch--$25