Photo Credit: Rachel Canning @ Tattooed Mom



October 4th (7-8:30pm) Meeting the Moment: Conversations About the Arts in the Age of Black Lives Matter. Hosted by Howard County Poetry & Literature Society & Howard Community College’s Arts Collective (AC).

How to View:
+All three live virtual events in this series will be featured as LIVE videos on AC’s Facebook page!
+ Follow @artscollectivehcc on Facebook to receive notifications when we go live!
+ Miss out on one of the live events? You can view past recordings on AC’s video page.


Host, Writers & Words |A Baltimore Reading Series, 2nd Tuesday of the month @ Charmington’s. Spring/Summer/Fall 2020: Due to current circumstances readings are on pause.

  • Virtual Gal Pal Book Club: Black is the Body by Emily Bernard hosted by Discover Charm City in conjunction w/ Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD, September 12th, 2020, panelist
  • The Lines Between Us, Author Salon w/ Lawrence Lanahan, Charm City Books, March 6th, 2020, host
  • Tire Fire, Tattooed Mom, January 23, 2020, featured reader
  • Wilde Reading Series, Columbia Arts Association, Columbia, MD, November 12th, 2019, featured reader
  • City Lit Festival 2019, Truth & Trauma: How We Write Authentic Stories of Pain, University of Baltimore, April 27, 2019, panelist
  • Yellow Arrow Publishing workshop: Finding Your Authentic Voice , Y-Art Gallery, Baltimore, February 23, 2019, co-facilitator
  • In Our Own Words reading series by Zora’s Den @ Nancy by Station North Arts Cafe, Baltimore February 21, 2019, featured reader
  • “Truth-telling & Reflection aka Memoir,” Zora’s Den @ Eubie Blake Center, Baltimore, December 21, 2018, guest author/presenter.
  • Drinking Club Vol. 5, Station North, Baltimore, November 17, 2018 (read ‘sacrificial’ poem)
  • The Inner Loop reading series @ Solid State Books, DC, September 18, 2018, reader
  • Yellow Arrow Publishing’s Memoir Night, First Fridays Art Walk in Highlandtown, @Dennis Moore Pottery Studio, Baltimore, June 1, 2018, featured reader
  • Spotlight UB, University of Baltimore: staged reading of play Black Maggies III by Sharea Harris, May 31, 2018, read lines for H.E.R., Voice I, Black Maggie I
  • Alumni Cabaret @Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, June 2, 2017
  • Hey You, Come Back! @The Crown , Baltimore, November 3, 2016, featured reader
  • Hollowed, @ Charmington’s, Baltimore, October 27, 2016, featured reader
  • Literary Roulette 2016 @ The Ottobar, Baltimore, October 4th, 2016, featured reader
  • Baltimore Book Festival, Writers & Words @ Ivy Bookshop Stage, September 24, 2016 co-host
  • Girl Power MeetUp– DC, July 17, 2016, guest speaker
  • The Big Show @ Creative Alliance, Baltimore, June 25, 2016
  • Sonic Memories Book Launch Party @Creative Alliance, Baltimore, June 23, 2016
  • Emerging Voices, University of Baltimore: staged reading of play Black Maggies by Sharea Harris, June 2, 2016, character reading
  • Words & Wine @ Spirits of Mt. Vernon, Baltimore, May 24, 2016, featured reader
  • Writers and Words @ Charmington’s, Baltimore January 12, 2016, featured reader
  • Baltimore Book Festival @ Ivy Bookshop Stage, University/MFA Writers Program, September 27, 2015, featured reader
  • Literary Roulette @ The Ottobar, Baltimore, August 6, 2015, read excerpt from David Mamet’s film Glengarry Glen Ross
  • The REJECT Reading, Volume 2 @ Charmington’s, Baltimore, January 31, 2015, featured reader
  • Emerging Voices, University of Baltimore: “Spring Story Slam”, May 7, 2014, hair story, featured storyteller
  • Second Stoop, storytelling series: “Hair!” @ The Windup Space, Baltimore, April 24, 2014 Cija @ Hair!