Readings and Workshops

Amy enjoys the opportunity to participate in readings and introduce her poetry and short stories to audiences around the country. If you are interested in scheduling an in-person or virtual reading with Amy, please email details to


Third Thursdays - Voices at Larksong

March 21st from 6 – 8 p.m.
Larksong Writer’s Place
1600 N. Cotner Boulevard, Lincoln, NE

Amy joins fellow Nebraska poet, Carolina Hotchandani for an in-house reading series. The event is free. Come one, come all.

Stories Your Collection Can Tell: A Larksong Bootcamp for Poets

Wednesdays in April

Reading at the Benson Theater

April 9th
Benson Theater, 6064 Maple Street

Join Amy in the lobby, alongside The Book Nook, and participate in an engaging live reading. Peruse the curated offerings from the Book Nook, have a drink, and stay for the Q and A. The “On Writing” program runs from 7:30 to 9:30 PM.

More information coming soon!


Tupelo Reading and Rinky Dink Press

February 8th and 9th in Kansas City

 Amy participated in three off-site venues at the American Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference in Kansas City on February 8th and 9th. Amy read from her collections at the Tupelo Press reading for poets who participated in their various workshops and for Rinky Dink Press for poets in their “zine” collections. Rinky Dink Press nominated Amy’s poem, “IX. Le Pendu – The Hanged Man for a 2023 Pushcart Prize.”


Nebraska Cultural Endowment 25th Anniversary

Amy was delighted to introduce the 24th United States Poet Laureate, Ada Limón, as the featured speaker at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Nebraska Cultural Endowment at the Holland Center in Omaha, NE.

Over 700 people attended this wonderful reading and a question and answer session with Nebraska State Poet, Matt Mason and Amelia Escalante, the Nebraska Poetry Out Loud Champion. Ada was Amy’s advisor in her MFA program at Queens University in Charlotte, NC.

Upcoming Readings & Book Signings

Chapters Books & Gifts

Come celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at Chapters Books & Gifts on Saturday, April 30th when Amy will be reading with other Nebraska authors.

Virtual Readings

If you can’t make it to one of Amy’s readings in person, we invite you to listen to the following recordings of her poems.

Invite Amy To Your Book Club

Amy has been a member of the same book club for more than 30 years and she treasures the time she spends talking about all sorts of books. If you would like to add poetry to your book club reading list, Amy would love to join your meeting via video conference to discuss An Otherwise Healthy Woman and The Geography of Kitchens.

To schedule Amy for a book club meeting, please send her an email at and include your name, phone number, date and time of meeting.