Meg at her Caffe Lena reading on 11/1/2023. You can watch this reading on Caffe Lena’s YouTube channel.

NOTE: Meg is now booking school visits (virtual only) for 2024 & beyond! Visit her School Visits page for information.

Visit her School Visits page for information.


[updated: March 22, 2024]

January 2024

Solstice MFA Program’s Winter Residency, Newton, MA

Sunday, Jan 7, 7:30 p.m.
(in person & livestreamed; livestream link TBA)
Meg reads with Jennifer Murvin
1851 Lounge, Arnow Campus Center, Lasell University, Newton, MA
Mask friendly.
For info:

February 2024

Braving the Body anthology launch reading, Kansas City, MO

AWP logoThursday, Feb 8, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. CT
Celebrate this new book edited by Nicole Callihan, Pichchenda Bao, & Jennifer Franklin (Terrapin Books 2024)
At Cheval, 3940 Main St, Kansas City (Meg with 45 fellow readers!)
AWP Conference, Kansas City, MO
More info:

Heroic Crowns: The Values of Difficulty & Dazzle”, Kansas City, MO

AWP logoFriday, Feb 9, 10:35 – 11:50 a.m. CT
AWP Conference
This panel features Meg alongside Jehanne Dubrow, Laurie Ann Guerrero, Matthew W. Miller, & Alexis Sears
Kansas City Convention Center, Room 2208, Street Level

April 2024

Notebook Collective Celebrates National Poetry Month,  (Zoom; also a fundraisier for Operation Olive Branch)

April 16, 7:30 p.m. Eastern
with other past Notebook Collective readers Anne-Marie Oomen, Jessica Cuello, Sarah Ghazal Ali, Quintin Collins, Sara Moore Wagner, jason b. crawford, Kathi Aguero, Rebecca Kirk Connors, Marcia Karp, Eileen Cleary, Lisa Allen, Soledad Caballero, Suzanne Frank, Trish Bogle, Meg Kearney, Karen Rigby, Jessica Johnson, & Jose Angel Araguz
Registration link:

Walden Woods Project’s “Thoreau and The Miracle of Poetry: An Earth Day, Birthday, and National Poetry Month Celebration”

The Walden Woods Project logoTues, April 23, 6:15 – 8 p.m.
In person at WWP headquarters: 44 Baker Farm Road, Lincoln, MA
with Eileen Cleary & Kylan Rice
For more info, please register for this in-person event (for planning purposes)!

Braving the Body anthology Facebook Live Launch Reading

Thursday, April 25, 8 p.m. Eastern
Join Meg & an amazing line-up to celebrate this new, brave anthology!
Event link:

Hopkinton, NH Poetry Festival, Contoocook, NH

Hopkinton Poetry Festival: A Flock of NH PoetsSunday April 28th 3 – 5pm
with Carla Schwartz, Gail DiMaggio, & Grace Mattern
Refreshments! Please RSVP 603-746-3663 or on the library’s website:
Hopkinton Town Library, 61 Houston Dr. Contoocook, New Hampshire 03229
For info: and

May 2024

Tell It Slant Writing Workshop, Worcester, MA

Saturday, May 4, 1 – 4 p.m.
Sponsored by the Worcester County Poetry Association.
$30. Three spaces left!
A generative workshop at Salisbury House, 61 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609
To register: hopeful participants can write to

Accidental Mentors Anniversary Reading, Z

Annette MarquisMay 24, 7 p.m. (Zoom)
Annette Marquis hosts a one-year Substack publishing anniversary with a reading to include Meg along with Anne-Marie Oomen, Kassie Rubico, and Robin Farmer.
Register here: Meeting Registration – Zoom

Powow River Poets Reading Series, Newburyport, Massachusett

Saturday, May 11, 3 p.m. (in person)
with Dan Brown
Newburyport Public Library, 94 State Street in Newburyport, Massachusetts

July 2024

Solstice MFA Program’s Summer Residency, Newton, MA

Saturday, July 13, 7:30 p.m. (in person)
with Laure-Anne Bosselaar & Anne-Marie Oomen
1851 Lounge, Arnow Campus Center, Lasell University, Newton, MA
Mask friendly; plenty of nearby free parking.
For info: