Crossing Genres



I hope you enjoy this website. On this page, you will see an updated schedule of readings and author events. On Poems, Stories, Essays, Reviews, you will find links to recent publications. The Household Gods page has information about my new chapbook of poems, Household Gods, published in September 2022 by Sheila-Na-Gig Editions. The Goshen Road page has info about my novel, Goshen Road, published in January 2020 by Ohio U’s Swallow Press. The Portfolio contains photographs of glass art, info about recent glass events, and updates about glass workshops. Find out more about Bonnie, including interviews and readings, here. Please consider subscribing for updates.

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Author Events, Readings & Workshops

June 18-24 Creative Writing instructor at Allegheny Echoes, Marlinton, WV

June 16, 2023, 1pm Women of Appalachia reading at Stuart’s Opera House

June 10, 2023, one of 4 featured readers at the Attic on Adams, Toledo, OH for Uncloistered Poetry

June 6, 2023 Poetry Night reading with Wendy McVicker at Sitwell’s Bookstore, Cincinnati, OH

May 20, 2023, one of the selected poets at the Edith Chase Symposium poetry event, 120 Lincoln St. Kent, OH, at the Wick Poetry Center, Kent State University

April 22, 2023 10am-5pm, one of the selected poets at the Ohioana Book Festival, at the Columbus Metropolitan Main Library. Reading at 4:00pm

April 13, 2023, 7pm, Sheila-Na-Gig Editions presents a Reading from Household Gods . I will be accompanied by open mic readers from Sheila-Na-Gig online’s Spring 2023 issue. Register on Zoom.

April 2, 2023 2-4 pm Under the Office Door group poetry reading at the Logan-Hocking Public Library

March 17, 2023 2:30-4 pm, group reading for I Thought I Heard a Cardinal Sing at the Appalachian Studies Association Conference at OU

March 10, 2023, 3-4pm reading @ The Chieftain Irish Pub 908 12th Ave. downtown Seattle, AWP offsite reading of OU Press and WVU Press authors

March 10, 2023 1-3 pm @AWP in Seattle, reading at the Bookfair stage, one of several featured readers at the Kestrel 30th Anniversary Celebration

March 10, 2023 12-1pm @AWP in Seattle, book signing for both Goshen Road and Household Gods at the Kestrel table 1300 in the bookfair

March 9, 2023 3-4pm, @AWP in Seattle, book signing for Household Gods at the Sheila-Na-Gig table.

March 7, 2023 7 pm – one of 3 featured readers at SpoFest on zoom (open mic follows). Check out SpoFest on Facebook

Feb 14, 2023 7 pm poetry reading with poet Jonie McIntyre on zoom (open mic follows). Check out Mingle with the Flamingos

Feb. 11, 2023 6-7 pm Poetry Out Loud, featured reader at the Semi-Finals at Stuart’s Opera House, Nelsonville, OH

Feb. 7, 2023, 1pm-3 pm Inspired Minds (creative writing workshop) at the Licking County Public Library, Newark, OH


Please check back to see the updated calendar, as events may have been cancelled due to health concerns or weather. In case you would like to see some info about Household Gods or Goshen Road, please link to those pages, or if you would like to see info about artwork or glass classes, check the Portfolio page.

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