past poetry features

Featured performance poet: “Spoken Word Series.” Writers Guild at Bloomington, in, July 2021.

(virtual) Slam host: “Poetry Slam @4C21.” Spokane, wa, Mar. 2021.

Featured performance poet: “Slam Ma’am Set.” InKy, Louisville ky, Nov. 2020.

 

Participant: “World Poetry Day.” Marian University Department of Languages and Cultures, Indianapolis in, Mar. 2020.

 

Featured performance poet: “Dignity.” Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indianapolis in, Sept. 2019.

 

Invited celebrity judge—certified regional qualifying slam: “Iconoclast at the Indianapolis Poetry Slam.” Irvington Theatre, Indianapolis in, Apr. 2019.

Featured performance poet: “Poetry Slam @4C19.” David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, pa, Mar. 2019.

 

Featured performance poet: “River City Revue.” The Bardstown Bar, Louisville ky, Sept. 2018.

 

Featured performance poet: “Indianapolis Poetry Orgy.” IndyReads Bookstore, Indianapolis in, Sept. 2018.

 

Featured performance poet: “VOCAB.” White Rabbit Cabaret, Indianapolis in, Sept. 2018.

 

Featured performance poet: “The Indianapolis Poetry Slam.” Irving Theater, Indianapolis in, Aug. 2018.

 

Executive producer, slam host, featured slam poet (22 productions): Poetry on the Fringe. Indy Eleven Theater, Indianapolis in, Feb—Dec. 2018.

 

Featured performance poet: “VOCAB.” White Rabbit Cabaret, Indianapolis in, Apr. 2018.

Featured slam poet

 

Featured performance poet: “The Round Poetry.” Rebecca Heuhls, Indianapolis in, Mar. 2018.

 

Featured performance poet: “Pull Up a Chair: A Storytelling Variety Show.” Theatre on the Square Indianapolis, in, Mar. 2018.

 

Featured performance poet: “Chantel Massey Book Release Party.” IndyReads Bookstore, Indianapolis, in, Feb. 2018.

Featured performance poet: “Sonnets and Slow Jams.” White Rabbit Cabaret, Indianapolis, in, Feb. 2018.

 

Featured performance poet: “The Indianapolis Poetry Slam.” Coal Yard Coffee, Indianapolis in, Jan. 2018.

 

Alumni poetry reading: Marian University Department of English, Indianapolis in, May 2016.

 

Featured performance poet: “Harlem Nights: A Night of Diversity.” Ball State University Ethnic Theatre Alliance, Muncie in, Feb. 2016.

 

Featured performance poet: “IndyFringe’s Holiday Hangover Party and Catalyst Season Teaser.” Basile Theatre, Indianapolis in, Jan. 2018.

Featured performance poet: “Word: Greatest Hits Anniversary.” Rabble Coffeehouse, Indianapolis in, Aug. 2017.

 

Featured performance poet: “River City Revue: Greatest Hits Anniversary.” The Bardstown Bar, Louisville ky, Aug. 2017.

 

Featured performance poet: “#AdnawPoem.” Chantel Massey poetry discussion, Indianapolis in, July 2017.

 

Creator, host, and featured performance poet: “Story Slam.” IndyReads Bookstore, Indianapolis in, July 2017. 

 

Featured performance poet: “Word.” Rabble Coffeehouse, Indianapolis in, June 2017.

 

Participant: “Open Mic.” Laurel Thirst, Portland or, Mar. 2017

 

Featured performance poet: “River City Revue.” The Bardstown Bar, Louisville ky, Feb. 2017.

 

Featured performance poet: “River City Revue.” The Bardstown Bar, Louisville ky, Jan. 2017.

 

My Shakespearean sonnet “Tired” was selected for the Sonnets on a Sunday poetry contest and performed by the Louisville Commonwealth Theatre Players for the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare’s First Folio tour in Louisville, ky, Nov. 2016.

 

Featured performance poet: “Write.” Chantel Massey poetry event, Indianapolis in, Nov. 2016.

Cast member: Poems for the People: IndyFringe, Phoenix Underground Theater, Indianapolis in, Aug. 2016.

 

Featured performance poet: “VOCAB.” Casba, Indianapolis in, July 2016.

 

Creator, host, and featured performance poet: “Story Slam.” IndyReads Bookstore, Indianapolis in, July 2016. 

Featured performance poet: “Violence Free is the Way to BE.” 317 Motorcyclists charity event, Martin Luther King Memorial Park, Indianapolis in, July 2016.  

 

Featured performance poet: “Poems for the People.” Irving Theater, Indianapolis in, June 2016.

 

Featured performance poet: “Quake: A Queer Speakeasy.” The Thirsty Scholar, Indianapolis in, May 2016.

 

Book release and prose reading: “Where Mercy and Truth Meet.” IndyReads, Indianapolis in, Nov. 2015.

 

Featured performance poet: “Poems for the People.” Garfield Coffeehouse, Indianapolis in, Nov. 2015. 

Creator, host, and featured performance poet: “Story Slam.” IndyReads Bookstore, Indianapolis in, July 2015.

 

Featured performance poet: “Violence Free is the Way to BE.” 317 Motorcyclists charity event, Martin Luther King Memorial Park, Indianapolis in, July 2015. 

 

Participant: “Open Mic” Kafe Kuumba (the longest-running open mic in Indiana), Indianapolis in, July 2015.

 

Featured performance poet: “Fourth Friday at the Coal Yard.” Coal Yard Coffee, Indianapolis in, June 2015.

 

Creator, host, and featured performance poet: “Story Slam.” IndyReads Bookstore, Indianapolis in, July 2014.

 

Grand slam champion: “Spoken Word Wednesday.” Indy Eleven Theater, Indianapolis in, July 2014.

 

Slam champion: “Spoken Word Wednesday.” Indy Eleven Theater, Indianapolis in, June 2014. 
 

Slam champion: “Sometimes Y!” Indy Eleven Theater, Indianapolis in, May 2015.

 

Open mic participant: “Sometimes Y!” Indy Eleven Theater, Indianapolis in, May 2015.

 

“Monday Coffee: A Literary Reading with the Conference on College Composition and Communication,” IndyReads Bookstore, Indianapolis in, Mar. 2014.

 

Open mic bday participant: “Open Doors Poetry.” Donkey Coffee, Athens oh, Sept. 2013.
 

Featured performance poet: IUPUI Student Reading Series, IndyReads Bookstore, Indianapolis in, Dec. 2012.  
 

Featured performance poet: IUPUI Student Reading Series, IndyReads Bookstore, Indianapolis in, Nov. 2012. 

Slam champion first runner-up: “Funness Slam.” Irving Theatre, Indianapolis in, Aug. 2012.