“Blog Your Way to Authority” workshop

August 8, 2015
Willamette Writers Conference 2015
Doubletree Hilton
Portland, OR


“Top 10 Strategies for Writing More and Publishing More” lecture

Saturday, January 31, 2015  // 1:00 p.m. (event runs from noon to 6:00 p.m.)
National Unpublished Writers’ Day 2015
Vancouver Community Library
901 C St // Columbia Room, Level 1
Vancouver, WA, 98660


A Path Toward Living Well

Writing has taught me how to think, how to navigate emotion, and how to be a mother and a friend. But most importantly, writing has taught me who I am. I hope you’ll join me for a conversation about how the writing life can be a powerful path of transformation.

Tuesday, October 7th // 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30)
Willamette Writers Monthly Meeting (October)
The Old Church
1422 SW 11th Avenue
Portland, Oregon


Poetry at Lents International Farmer’s Market

Please join us for the 3rd season of bringing poetry to Lents, hosted by Kristin Berger! I’l be reading with the amazing Brittney Corrigan, Heidi Schulman Greenwald, Sara Guest and Dawn Marie Knopf. Come for the poetry, stay for the tamales! And don’t forget your grocery bags. 

Sunday, July 20 // 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Lents International Farmers Market
Crossroads Plaza, SE 92nd Ave & Foster Rd
Portland, OR 97226


Listen To Your Mother

Listen To Your Mother is a series of live stage readings in 32 cities nationwide in celebration of Mother’s Day. I’m so excited to be reading in Portland’s inaugural event with an all-star cast of 14 women exploring the hilarity, heartbreak and humility of motherhood.

Sunday, May 11 // 2:00 p.m.
Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211


Launch celebration of The Night, and the Rain, and the River short story anthology from Forest Avenue Press

As part of a very special celebration of a very special anthology edited by Liz Prato, I’ll be reading with contributors Scott Sparling, Joanna Rose and Margaret Malone.

Tuesday, May 6 // 7:30 p.m.
Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside Street
Portland, OR 97209


The Alchemy of Poetry

A single poem can transform the way we feel, the way we think, the truths we live by. I will be hosting and reading with beloved poets Sara Guest, Christopher Luna, Toni Partington and Penelope Scambly Schott. We will share poems we’ve written and read that have changed us. Followed by an open mic.

Tuesday, April 29 // 7:00 p.m.
Another Read Through Books
3932 N Mississippi
Portland, OR


Ink Noise Review

Sunday, March 16 // 7:00 p.m.
I’ll be reading with the incredible Kristin Berger, Dave Jarecki, and M
Jade Lounge
2342 SE Ankeny Street
Portland, OR 97214


Wildfire Wednesday with Sage Cohen

Help me investigate how writing can be transportation through transformation. Hosted by the magical Christi Krug. Followed by an open mic.

Wednesday, March 26 // 7:00 p.m.
Cascade Park Community Library
600 NE 136th Avenue
Vancouver, Washington 98684

Finding Your Stride: How to Build Momentum in Your Writing Life

Workshop Series with Sage Cohen, Christi Krug and guest Laura Stanfill

Tuesdays: March 4, 11, 18, 25 // 6:45 – 9:00 p.m.
Rouse Portland
2512 SE Gladstone St
Portland, OR 97202

Saturday, January 25, 2014 // 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (teaching workshop at 9:15 a.m.)
Making It in Changing Times Writing Conference
WORKSHOP: Fierce on the Page: Increase the Potency and Impact of Your Language
5441 SE Belmont
Portland, OR

Sunday, October 13, 2013 // 5:00 p.m.
Rattle Reading Series
Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse
1010 Foothill Boulevard
La Canada, CA  91011

Sunday, October 6, 2013 // 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Writing Guides: Help and Inspiration for Your Journey
Panel with the magnificent Christi Krug and Laura Stanfill
Portland, OR

Sunday, October 14, 2012 // 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
Top 10 Success Strategies for Writing More and Selling More
Wordstock Literary Festival
Oregon Convention Center, Portland

Saturday, April 28, 2012
“Top 10 Success Strategies for Writing More and Selling More” lecture and workshop
Field’s End Writers’ Conference
Bainbridge Island, WA

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 // 7:00 p.m.
“Crafting a Writing Life and Writing Practice”
Young Willamette Writers

Thursday, March 1, 2012 //  7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
“Top 10 Success Strategies for Writing More and Selling More” lecture and workshop
Mid-Valley Chapter of Willamette Writers
Tsunami Books, Eugene, OR

Thursday, October 20 // 7:00 p.m.
Poetry reading featuring Sage Cohen & Kathleen Halme
Join us for an intimate evening of poetry, wine, and community. Hosted by Jennifer Liberts Weinberg. I’ll be reading from a new collection of poems.
Annie Bloom’s Books
7834 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219

Saturday, October 8 // 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m
Wordstock Book Fair
I’ll be at the Reading Local table. Come say hi!
The Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR

Sunday, September 11 // 4:00 p.m.
Writers Reflect on 9/11: Tami Kent, Tom Spanbauer, Jennifer Lauck, Sage Cohen
Please join me at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne for the third annual reading and ritual reflecting on the opening that arises for transformation in the face of tragedy or life changing events. Organized by author and holistic women’s healthcare provider Tami Kent, the event will also feature Portland authors Tom Spanbauer, Jennifer Lauck, and Sage Cohen.
Powell’s Books on Hawthorne
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, Oregon

Sunday, August 7, 2011 // 3:00-4:15 p.m.
The Productive Poet workshop
Willamette Writers Conference
Sheraton Airport Hotel
Portland, Oregon

Saturday, March 26, 2011 // 2:00 p.m.
VoiceCatcher Reading
Multnomah County Central Library
801 SW 10th
Portland, Oregon

Thursday, March 10, 2011 // 7:00 p.m.
“Top 10 Success Strategies for Writing More and Selling More” lecture and workshop
I’ll be taking practice pitches starting at 6:00 p.m. Contact Willamette Writers of Salem to sign up.
Willamette Writers of Salem (click link for directions)
West Salem Roth’s
1130 Wallace Road NW
Salem, OR

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 // 7:00 p.m.
The Productive Writer reading and celebration
Barnes & Noble Vancouver
Vancouver Plaza
7700 NE 4th Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98662

Sunday, February 13, 2011 // 7:00 p.m.
Poetry reading featuring Sage Cohen and Jay Nebel
I’ll be reading an entire set of brand-new poems from my new manuscript. I’m very excited to share them and I hope you’ll join us.
Stonehenge Studios
3508 SW Corbett Ave Portland, OR

Saturday, February 5, 2011 // 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.
AWP 2011 Conference
Washington, DC
“Finding and Creating Online Teaching Opportunities-and Sustaining and Succeeding in Them” panel
Panel participants: Erika Dreifus, Sage Cohen, Andrew Gray, Matthew Lippman, Chloe’ Yelena Miller, Scott Warnock
Marriott Wardman Park
Lobby Level, Room Virginia C

Sunday, January 23, 2011 // 11:00 – 11:50 a.m.
“Success Strategies and Systems for Writing & Selling More”
Writer’s Digest 2011 Conference
Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers
811 7th Ave, New York, NY

Monday, January 17, 2011 // 7:30pm
The Productive Writer book launch reading and celebration
Powell’s Books on Hawthorne
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR

Thursday, January 13, 2011 // 7:30 p.m.
William Stafford Birthday Celebration reading
Reading with Shelley Reece, Kirsten Rian and Noel Hanlon. Everyone in attendance is invited to share their favorite William Stafford poems.
Annie Bloom’s Books
7834 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, Oregon

Monday, January 10, 2011
Poetry for the People, Level 1 online class starts
Tune into your life poetic, build your skills, have fun writing poems

Using Fear as Fuel When Writing and Querying
In this Teleclass, I will share strategies for understanding, navigating and harnessing fear in your writing life. I’ll walk you through a process of engaging fear instead of avoiding it, then actually using it to fuel your success. Participants get a one-time-only discount to my Productive Writing Revolution class.