Upcoming Readings for Slide to Unlock, 2020


8:00 – 10:00 PM
Thursday, March 5
La Villita Cafe
418 Villita St
Ste 900
San Antonio, TX 78205
Slide to Unlock Launch, Reading, and Benefit–RESCHEDULED LATE SEPT STAY TUNED
7878 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
Glittery Festival–CANCELLED
Friday April 3rd- Sunday April 5th
Readings From the Field: Virtual Book Tour with Stillhouse Press and Megan Merchant, Sonia Greenfield and Abayomi Animashaun VIA ZOOM
Saturday April 4th 2 pm EST
KGB Bar Reading Series with Julie E. Bloemeke and Don Forty
April 13
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Wild and Precious Life Reading Series hosted by Dustin Brookshire with Teri Elam and Beth Gylys
7:30 4/16/2020
Julie E. Bloemeke and Matt Coyle on Madame Perry’s Salon:
April 21, 8 pm.  Full podcast available here:
Charis Reading Series with Miah Jeffra, Topher Payne, Collin Kelley and Teri Elam–CANCELLED
April 21st
Wednesday Night Poetry, In Celebration of Earth Mothers Joy Harjo, Jane Hirshfield, Naomi Shahib Nye, April 22.  Full recording available here:
Georgia Center for the Book featuring Mike James, JC Reilly and Julie E. Bloemeke 
April 27.  Full recording available here:
New South Reading Series–CANCELLED
Friday May 1st
time tbd
John’s Creek Poetry Society NOW VIA ZOOM
Saturday May 2nd
10 am
Milkweed Press Reading Series 
Wednesday August 12, 7-8:30 pm
Thursday, August 14th 7-8 pm
1605 Maintsreet, Hopkins, MN 55343
Wednesday September 9th,
time tbd
Jacksonville, Florida







Past Readings/Events 2016

Launch party and reading, Four Chambers Press, Valley Bar, Phoenix, Arizona, December 12, 2016

Bourbon and Bards, finale reading of the 2016 Milton Literary Festival, November 12th.  Beyond thrilled to have served as the inaugural Poetry Director for the Festival!

Bridge Eight reading at Vagabond Coffee in Jacksonville Oct 15th!

Decatur Book Festival September 2nd-4th.

Reading with fellow Bridge Eight Literary Magazine poets Christopher Martin and Travis Denton, May 23rd at 7:15 at Georgia Center for the Book

Boog City 9.5 Festival reading at Unnameable Books in 600 Vanderbilt Ave., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, February 13th at 7:10 pm!  

Reading with the amazing Collin Kelley March 7th at Heron’s Coffee and Wine bar in Acworth!


Past Readings/Events 2015

Decatur Book Festival, Saturday September 5th, 4:15-4:25, Java Monkey Stage

Callanwolde, September 9th, 8-9 pm with Joseph Harrison


Past Readings/Events 2014

Reading with William Walsh

Georgia Center for the Book
Decatur, Georgia
September 29, 2014, 7:30 pm

Reading with Brendan Constantine
Georgia Center for the Book
Decatur, Georgia
June 18th, 2014, 7:15 pm

Reading at Bethany College
Bethany, WV
March 25, 2014, 4 pm

Salon Reading with Dan Veach
Pine Lake, GA
Sunday February 2, 2014  3-5 pm


Past Readings/Events  2013

Fusebox Reading with Chad Prevost and Emilia Phillips
Chattanooga, TN
March 30, 2013

Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers Reading
University of Georgia
Founders Memorial House
April 4, 2013, 7:30 pm

Southern Anthology of Poetry: Georgia Reading
Georgia Center for the Book
215 Sycamore Street Decatur, Georgia 30030
April 30, 2013, 7:15

Reading with Amanda Auchter
Charis Books & More
1189 Euclid Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30307
May 4, 2013





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