July 18, 2018, 6 pm

Stroudwater Lodge, Westbrook, ME. Reading with former Portland Poet Laureate, Marcia Brown, hosted by Alice Persons

August 3, 2018, 1 to 4 pm

Rangeley Public Library, reading, 1 to 1:40 pm; workshop on “Place in Poetry,” 2-4 pm. Rangeley, ME.

 September 5, 2019, 7 pm (6 pm doors open)

Reading, Poet Laureate/Hoot Reading Series, Café Espresso, 800 Islington St., Portsmouth, NH. with Massachusetts’ poet Kevin McLellen

September 15, 2018, 1 to 2:30 pm

Maine Poets Society, as part of day-long meeting, Emanuel Lutheran Episcopal Church, Augusta, ME.  Featured reader and judge for poetry contest.

September 17, 2018, 5:15 to 5:40 pm

Arts in the Chamber,” City Council Meeting, Portland City Hall, 389 Congress St. Reading and Portland Poet Laureate proclamation, Council Chambers.

September 22, 2018, 4 to 5 pm

Local Writers at the Busy Bee (formerly the Local Buzz), featuring Laurel Davis-Huber, fiction, and Mike Bove, poetry.  Hosted by Marcia Brown and Linda Aldrich, 327 Ocean House Rd., Cape Elizabeth, ME

September 27, 2018, 7 pm

Reading at the Wilton Free Public Library, Wilton, ME

September 29, 2018, 10 am to 12 pm

“Civic Saturday,” Portland Public Library, Linda Aldrich, featured poet

October 5, 2018, 6 to 8 pm

Quiet City Books, Fake/Real: Local Writers Read, 97 Lisbon St., Lewiston, ME   

October 6, 2018, 6 pm

“Books, Brews, and Bee,” spelling bee, fundraiser/friendraiser for MWPA, Banded Brewery, Biddeford, ME

October 30, 2018, 7 pm

Migrations: Poems, in conjunction with “Making Migration Visible: Traces, Tracks, Pathways” SPACE Gallery,

Portland, Maine. Readers: Kifah Abdullah, Samaa Abdurraquib, Linda Aldrich, Colin Cheney, LaLa Drew, Dawn Potter, Lee Sharkey

November 7, 2018, 7 pm

Reading, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth, ME with poets Mary Dowd and Kathleen Sullivan

November 24, 2018, 4 to 5 pm

Local Writers at the Busy Bee, featuring Elizabeth Garber, non-fiction, and Julia Bouwsma, poetry.  Hosted by Marcia Brown and Linda Aldrich, 327 Ocean House Rd., Cape Elizabeth, ME

December 7, 2018, 6 to 6:30 pm

Portland Museum of Art, Annual Copper Beech Tree Lighting, 6 to 6:30 pm, Portland, Maine, poems, music, and treats. Free and open to all.

December 15, 2018, 2 to 5 pm

Littoral Books Reception for Balancing Act 2, an anthology of 50 Maine women poets, SPACE Gallery, Portland, Maine

January 4, 2019, 8:45 am to 10:45 am

Judge for Poetry Out Loud, Yarmouth High School, Yarmouth, ME

January 19, 2019, 2 to 3:30 pm

Leaf of Voices: New and Known, reading, Portland Public Library, featuring Samaa Abdurraqib, Marcia Brown, Gibson Fay-LeBlanc, Steve Luttrell, Deborah Pfeffer, Craig Sipe, Martin Steingesser, and Anna Turner. Hosted by Portland Poet Laureate Linda Aldrich

February 23, 2019, 4 to 5 pm

Local Writers Reading, featuring Josh Bodwell, non-fiction, and Pam Burr Smith, poetry. Hosted by Marcia Brown and Linda Aldrich, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth, Maine

March 19, 2019, 8:20 to 9:10 am

Poetry Presentation to 4th grades, Riverton Elementary School, Portland, ME

March 23, 2019, 4 to 5 pm

Local Writers Reading, featuring Linda Buckmaster, non-fiction, and Doug Melnicove, poetry. Hosted by Marcia Brown and Linda Aldrich, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth, Maine

April 13, 2019, 2 to 3:30 pm

Leaf of Voices II: Honoring the Teaching Poet, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, featuring Megan Grumbling, Michelle Menting, Marita O’Neill, David Stankiewicz, and Kevin Sweeney. Hosted by Portland Poet Laureate Linda Aldrich, Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library

April 18, 2019, 6:30 to 8 pm

Balancing Act II (Littoral Books) poets reading at Portland Public Library, Burbank Branch, 377 Stevens St., Portland, ME

April 27, 2019, 1 to 3 pm

Portland Poet Laureate Linda Aldrich and Ogunquit Poet Laureate Richard Perkins will read for WePoets & Verse Maine Swoon at the Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport, Maine

April 27, 2019, 4 to 5 pm

Local Writers Reading, featuring poets from Balancing Act II Anthology. Hosted by Marcia Brown and Linda Aldrich, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth, Maine

May 20, 2019, 8:35 to 9:15 am

Reading and discussion with Falmouth High School’s SAiL, Literary Tour of Maine, Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal, Portland, ME

August 2, 2020, 6 pm

Featured reader, Hugh Ogden Memorial Evening of Poetry, Ecopelagicon Nature Store, 7 Pond St. Rangeley, ME