Helen Frost, Leslea Newman, Meg Kearney, and Marilyn Nelson. AWP 2013, Boston

Readings & Events

NOTE: Meg is now booking school visits for 2019 & beyond!
Visit her School Visits page for information.

updated: October 1, 2018


September 2018

Stanley Kunitz's HouseStanley Kunitz Summer Writing Series

Saturday, September 15,
4 Woodford Street, Worcester MA

Attend Meg’s workshop using Stanley Kunitz’s poems to generate new work.
More info: Susan Roney O’Brien,
Photo credit: Alan Carey

October 2018

James River ConferenceJames River Conference

October 12 – 14
Richmond, VA
Meg will be reading her poems and appearing on panels on publishing, manipulating time in YA novels, and “what makes a story timeless.”.
For info:


November 2018

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

November 15-18
Houston, TX
Presentation with educators Stacey Shubitz and Melanie Meehan on “Honor, Reflect, and Celebrate the Diversity of your Classroom with Mentor Texts” on Friday, November 16, 2018 3:30-4:45 p.m. Meg will otherwise be found at the Solstice MFA Program’s info table!
Visit for more info.

January 2019

Solstice MFA Program’s winter residency

January 4 to 13
Chestnut Hill, MA
The Solstice Program’s reading series at Pine Manor College features a terrific reading series; a select number of their craft classes are open to outside auditors!
Visit for details about the residency & the Solstice Program
(where Meg is founding director).

March 2019

AWP Conference

March 28-30
Portland, OR
Come visit Meg at the Solstice MFA Program table at the AWP Bookfair!