Events and Appearances



Upcoming Events:


June 1, 2024 - Dramatically Able Annual Performance, audio describer - Wells Theater, Norfolk
October 3 - 6, 2024 - Christian Book Lovers Retreat, vending author - Charlotte, NC 

 

Past Events:

2024

May 18, 2024 - "Write Tight: Why It's Important and How to Do It," presenter - Hampton Roads Writers, online
May 12, 2024 - "I'll Always Love My Mom" Poetry, Paint, & Mix, poet - Paperbacks Ink, Newport News
May 4, 2024 - "Jersey Boys," audio describer - Sandler Center for Performing Arts, Virginia Beach
April 27, 2024 - "Blues for an Alabama Sky," audio describer - Wells Theater, Norfolk
March 17, 2024 - “Speechless No More: Poetic Verses of Equity, Inclusion, & Fairness," performing poet - South Norfolk Memorial Library, Chesapeake
March 16, 2024 - Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival, featured author - Suffolk Conference Center, Suffolk
February 24, 2024 - 8th Annual Get Lit Black History Month Virginia Author Celebration, featured author - Richmond Public Library (Hull St), Richmond
February 18, 2024 - "Path to Freedom," audio describer - Hurrah Players, Norfolk

February 17, 2024 - "The Color Purple," audio describer - Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, Newport News
February 3, 2024 - "Private Lives," audio describer - James-York Playhouse, Williamsburg
January 15, 2024 - Create Your Success Planning & Networking Event, host - Write Heart Publishing, online

2023

January 15, 2024 - Create Your Success Planning Event, host - Write Heart Publishing, online
December 16, 2023 - "A Christmas Carol," audio describer - James-York Playhouse, Williamsburg
December 1, 2023 - Festival of Flags, vendor - Morgan Memorial Library, Suffolk
November 18, 2023 - "Mack and Mabel," audio describer - James-York Playhouse, Williamsburg
October 12, 2023 - Nathan Richardson's "Poetry, Prose, & Pizza," hostess - Suffolk Art Gallery, Suffolk
October 7, 2023 - Christian Readers and Authors Festival, vending author - Ebenezer Baptist Church, Portsmouth
August 26, 2023 - "Meditations in Nature Solo Exhibition," audio describer - Gallery 21, Norfolk
August 4, 2023 - "Living with Jezebel" interview and discussion, featured author - Glory House Network, online
July 15, 2023 - Forged in Battle LLC presents "Authors in Six Notes," featured author - Military Women's Memorial, Washington, D.C.
July 15, 2023 - Black Writers Workspace 2023 Chapter One Writing Competition, judge - online
July 11, 2023 - "Networking - Getting Started," co-facilitator - Great Business Network private event, Suffolk
July 8, 2023 - Authors Expo, vending author - Lancaster Community Library, Kilmarnock
May 27, 2023 - Newsome House Tour, audio describer - Newsome House, Newport News
May 21, 2023 - "Murder on the Orient Express," audio describer - Little Theater of Virginia Beach
May 19, 2023 - Chris Will Hardy Book Release, featured poet - The Venue on 35th St, Norfolk
May 5, 2023 - Poetry Society of Virginia Centennial Festival, presenter - Richmond Public Library (Main), Richmond, VA
April 22, 2023 - "Henry V," audio describer - Wells Theater, Norfolk
April 19, 2023 - Virginia International Tattoo, audio describer - Norfolk Scope

April 7, 2023 - Nathan Richardson's "Poetry, Prose, & Pizza," hostess - Russell Memorial Library, Chesapeake
March 11, 2023 - Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival, featured author and panelist - Suffolk Conference Center
February 26, 2023 - "Schoolhouse Rock," audio describer - Sandler Center, Virginia Beach
February 5, 2023 - Interscholastic Planetary Book Fair, vendor - The Veil Brewery, Norfolk
January 11, 2023 - "Cocktails with a Cause" Fundraiser, audio describer - Town Point Club, Norfolk

2022

Dec 17, 2022 - "A Christmas Carol," audio describer - James-York Playhouse, Williamsburg
Nov 26, 2022 - Author Fair, vendor - #1 SPACE Military Circle Mall, Norfolk
Nov 19, 2022 - "Matilda," audio describer - James-York Playhouse, Williamsburg
Nov 11, 2022 - "Verses and Vibes Authors Showcase," featured author - Jazz Legacy Foundation Gala Weekend, Hampton

Sept 17, 2022 - "Wicked," audio describer - Chrysler Hall, Norfolk 
June 16, 2022 – Black Girls Read Books, Too, guest author – FB page online
May 24, 2022 – Wider Perspectives Author Fair, vendor – Kiln Creek Golf Club & Resort, Newport News
May 15, 2022 – Mariners Museum, audio description – Newport News
May 7, 2022 – York County Public Library Children’s and Teen’s Book Festival, participating author – Tabb County Library, York
April 27, 2022 – Virginia International Tattoo, audio describer – The Scope Arena, Norfolk
April 24, 2022 – Poetry Showcase, performing poet – South Norfolk Memorial Library, Chesapeake
April 23, 2022 – “Tracing Black Music to the Roots” – Kween Yakini’s book launch, hostess & performing poet – Sweet Royale Hotdogs & Poetry, Portsmouth
April 23, 2022 – Spring Fest, vendor – Franklin
April 21, 2022 – Author interview – “Are You Free Enough?” FB, online
April 16, 2022 – African-American Book Festival, vendor – Richmond Public Library (Main)
April 7, 2022 – Women on Words: Literary Podcast with Sierra London, interview – FB online
April 1, 2022 – Read Local interview with Toi Thomas – online
March 19, 2022 – “The Simon and Garfunkel Story,” audio describer – Chrysler Hall, Norfolk
March 12, 2022 – Health & Awareness 11th Annual World Kidney Day Community Health Fair, vendor – New Hope Baptist Church Convocation Center, Virginia Beach
March 11, 2022 – Book Club discussion, guest author – online
March 1, 2022 – “Relevance of Early Reading,” panelist – Butler’s Book Bag online
February 25 – 26, 2022 – Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, poet/reader – Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton
February 19, 2022 – “Once on This Island,” audio describer – Downing-Gross Theater, Newport News
February 15, 2022 – KPC Writers, speaker – Virginia Beach
February 8, 2022 – Black Authors ROC Podcast, interview – online
February 5, 2022 – “Romancing the Reader,” vendor – Book Club LLC, Portsmouth
January 29, 2022 – “Jersey Boys,” audio describer – Chrysler Hall, Norfolk
January 18, 2022 – Chesapeake Leads Business Expo, vendor – Indian River Community Center, Chesapeake

2021

December 31, 2021 – Countdown to 2022 reader event, participating author – Romance Happy Hour, online
December 18, 2021 – Winter Book Extravaganza, vendor – Book Club, LLC, Portsmouth
December 17, 2021 – Poetry, Paint, & Sip, performing poet – Verses and Vibes, Hampton
Dec 11, 2021 – “A Christmas Carol,” audio describer – James-York Playhouse, Williamsburg
Nov 12, 2021 – Verses and Vibes Literary Lounge, panelist & vendor – Jazz Legacy Foundation, Hampton
November 8, 2021 – Readers’ Theater: “Colored Museum,” narrator – Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, Newport News
Nov 3 – 5, 2021 – Faith and Fellowship Book Festival, panelist – online
October 28 – 31, 2021 – Christian Book Lovers Retreat, panelist & vendor – CBLR, Charlotte, NC
September 13, 2021 – Readers’ Theater: “Brownsville Song (b-side for Tray),” narrator – Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, Newport News
August 12, 2021 – “Poetry Night,” performer – Audacious Vibes, Chesapeake
June 29, 2021 – Limiting Mindsets Roundtable, panelist – Women in Publishing Summit, online
May 27, 2021 – Indie Author Project Expert Sessions, speaker – online
May 10, 2021 – “Readers’ Theater,” reader – Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, Newport News
May 8, 2021 – RVA Booklovers’ Festival, vendor – online
May 1, 2021 – Black Authors Rock Book Fair, panelist – online
April 24, 2021 – Suffolk Writes Virtual Conference, presenter – Suffolk Public Library, online
March 24, 2021 – Black Authors Rock, interview – online
February 16, 2021 – KPC Writers, speaker – online
January 9, 2021 – Ceremony and readings for winners of 2020 poetry contest, winner/poet – Poetry Society of Virginia, online

2020

November 7, 2020 – November to Remember Book Bash – Urban Reviews, online
November 7, 2020 – Indie Author Day, speaker – Slover Library, online
October 26-28, 2020 – “A Spirit of Expectancy” to Leaders and Entrepreneurs Virtual Summit, speaker – online
October 23, 2020 – Open Mic co-host – Our Place R.E.A.D.Y. Center, Chesapeake, VA
September 26, 2020 – Black Ink LitFest, speaker & vendor – Chesapeake Public Libraries, online
August 29, 2020 – Black Men Rock Image Awards, vendor – Commodore Theater, Portsmouth
July 21, 2020 – KPC Writers, speaker – online
Spring – Summer 2020 – Author’s Circle Open Mic (co-hosting with Kween Yakini) – Instagram Live Sundays 9pm
March 14, 2020 – Christian Readers and Authors Festival, vendor – Thalia Lynn Baptist Church – Virginia Beach

2019

November 15 – 16, 2019 – 7 Cities Book Fest – Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel, Portsmouth, VA
October 12, 2019 – Indie Author Day, speaker, panelist, vendor – Slover Library Norfolk
September 28, 2019 – Black Ink Lit Fest – Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library – Chesapeake
August 7, 2019 – Open mic for teens, co-host – Our Place R.E.A.D.Y. Center Chesapeake
February 20, 2019 – Children’s presentation “Being a Writer” – Our Place R.E.A.D.Y. Center Chesapeake
January 25, 2019 – Multicultural Children’s Book Day – participating author

2018

October 13, 2018 – Indie Author Day, speaker and vendor – Slover Library Norfolk
April 28, 2018 – Poetry Festival 12pm – 10pm – Venue on 35th St
April 21, 2018 – Literary Festival 10am – 2pm – Paul D. Camp Community College Suffolk