Readings & Workshops

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              Thursdays Feb. 16, 2017  - March 16, 2017  12:30-2:30


Reading: Crazy Wisdom Book Store - Ann Arbor - 7:00 - October 26, 2016


Reading: Midtown Lit Walk. Saturday September 17, 2016 - 12:00 Hannan House

                

Teaching: Poetry - 2016 Oct. 13- Oct. 17 - contact Springfed Arts springfed dot org


            Contact me for private and group workshops - caboti@yahoo.com



Teaching: PCAP (Prisoners Creative Arts Project) - along with Annie Gilson from Oakland 

                University - we are starting a student Internship program at The Thumb Correctional

                Institution through the PCAP program at University of Michigan. I'll be doing creative

                writing workshops with prisoners. 


Readings: Ann Arbor Lit. Fest. Book Crawl - July 18, 2016

               I will be reading with Jeff Kass at Aventura - 9:00 on the terrace

           

               Chico's Blues & Muse - Allen Park, MI - June 17, 2016

               I am featured reader along with Howard Glazer's fabulous Blues Band


               Crazy Wisdom Bookstore - Ann Arbor February 17, 2016

               (Wednesday) - I'll be reading with Scott Beal


Teaching 6 week workshop in MEMOIR - Jewish Historical Society - January, 2016

www.michjewishhistory.org



Co-Host: Joy Gaines-Friedler and Mindy LePere at Page's Bookshop

2nd Tuesdays Readers - "Talking Turns" - Sept-Dec, 2015. 


Teaching: Splattered Ink Press - Quite Whining Start Writing ConferenceOct. 23-24, 2015 

Joy Gaines-Friedler: "Menage-et-trois: Using Devices of Poetry, Fiction & Memoir together

                               - to create excitement"


Reading: Detroit Tonight Live at The Jazz Café - August 7, 2014 - 7:00

Jazz Cafe at Music Hall350 Madison St, Detroit, Michigan 48226


Herb Metoyer - Folkways Records' recording artist and Louisiana Author
Joy Gaines-Friedler - Metro Detroit Poet & author of  Dutiful Heart 
Marsha Music - Kresge Award Winner, Popular Detroit Author & Historian
Terry Blackhawk-Kresge Award Winning Poet
and Founding Director of InsideOut
Christian Belz- Widely Published Detroit Fiction Writer & Author
of the novel Civic Center Corpse 
M. L. Liebler & The Good Shepherd Blues Band
 with Charlie Palazzola, Tony Muggs & Lou DeCillis 


Kent County Library Reading Series - October 26, 2014

Joy Gaines-Friedler

Barbara Saunier

David Cope


Friday, November 14, 2014

MMLA Conference, Dearborn Michigan

Reading with Joy Gaines-Friedler,  Mary Ann Samyn,

                       Dennis Hinrichsen, and Kelly Moffet



Featured Presenter - 2014

 at The 35th annual Peninsula Writers Conference

Glen Lake, Michigan


Poetry in Michigan in Poetry

Readings at Dog Ear Books - 2014

Northport Michigan

 

I'll be reading at The Jewish Book Fair - Local Authors Event

November 10, 2013  -  10:00-12:00

The Jewish Community Center - West Bloomfield, Michigan

I'll be reading from my new book Dutiful Heart

Books will be for sale there. http://www.jccdet.org/schedule/sunday-november-10 

 

 

Springfed Arts Detroit Working Writers- Workshop Facilitator

Advanced Poetry

Tuesdays - Oct. 8 through November 10, 2013

7:00-9:00 

 

Creative Writing

Saturdays October 12 through Nov. 9 2013

10:30 - 12:30

www.springfed.org

 

Writer in Residence

Cherry Point Writers' Retreat

Sunday June 16-Tuesday June 18, 2013

 

Reader at The Jazz Café - Downtown Detroit

7:00 - May 30 - hosted by M.L. Liebler

 

Featured Reader - Mentobe Café - Kickstart Farmington

April 24, 2013 - 7:00-8:00pm

In celebration of National Poetry Month I'll be doing a reading AND

a fun audience participation writing exercise!

 

 Reader - The Swords of Plowshares - Detroit

April 14, 2013

 

  Reader - Springfed Arts Writers In Residence

Birmingham Unitarian Church, 38651 Woodward Avenue,

Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 

7:00 pm

March 28, 2013

http://www.springfed.org/

 

 

Keynote Speaker

"A Call To Wholeness"

OCC Women's Conference - March 16, 2013

Orchard Ridge Campus, Farmington Hills, MI

                                   http://www.oaklandcc.edu/Posters/CalltoWholeness.pdf

 

Springfed Arts Detroit Working Writers

Intermediate/Advanced Poetry Workshop

Mondays - February 4 through March 11, 2013

6:45 - 8:45 

 

Creative Writing - Saturdays February 9 through March 9 2013

10:45 - 12:45

 

Featured Reader at The Scarab Club - Hosted by Ann Holdreith

October 21, 2012

Sunday - 2:00-4:00

 

Springfed Arts Detroit Working Writers - Workshop Facilitator

Creative Writing Workshops

poetry, Fiction and creative non-fiction

 

Workshop Begins - Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24, 2012- at 

The Farmington Hills Library 

6:45 pm - 8:45 pm

sign-up through www.springfed.org

 

I'm offering private workshop/editing by mail or online during this time

I will comment extensively, offer writing prompts and reading suggestions for 6 poems

or a combination of poems and prose (contact me to discuss) - for $90.00

  

 

Check out this link from Michigan Poets - http://www.themichiganpoet.com/

 

Check out my LINKS for great stuff (including links to my work)

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I will be doing the following workshops and readings:

 

WOODSTOCK NY - June 25, 2012 - Wok & Roll Cafe - with

    Jeanne Larson - hosted by Judith Kerman (Mayapple Press) 

 
 

A Call To Wholeness Women's Conference - Saturday March 24, 2012

Oakland Community College - Orchard Ridge Campus

Join my session: Creative Writing

www.oaklandcc.edu

 

Broken Circles Hunger Project to benefit Food Gatherers

Kerry Town Concert Hall
415 N. Fourth Ave.
Ann Arbor, 48104                        7:30-9:30 pm January 5th, 2012
  
Cover charge is one non-perishable food item.  In addition, monetary donations are accepted,

and the Broken Circles Hunger Project Anthology will be sold for $20. 

Sponsors are Cave Moon Press and Springfed Arts 
Readers:  Keith Taylor, Joy Gaines-Friedler, Jeff Kass and student poets from the 

Neutral Zone,  Francine j. Harris, and Lynn DeTurk.

 

             http://www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com/index.php/events/event/broken_circles_hunger_project/

 

  

October 12, 2011 - 2:30

I'll be at Kirtland Community College - Roscommon Michigan

 

October 15, 2011 - 7:00-9:00

Masonic Building in Downtown Farmington  - I'll be reading and talking about writing

http://novi.patch.com/events/women-of-words-benefit-with-authors-held-in-farmington

 

Art Experience workshop - (date pending)

Reading at Kirtland Community College,October 12, 2011- 1:30 PM

90 minute workshop at Oakwood Hospital Family Center - Dearborn Sept. 14, 2011

 

Tuesday December 5, 2010

Chippewa Valley High School

Clinton Township, Michigan - 6:00 pm

 

Saturday, November 6, 2010 - 7:00 PM

Lido Gallery

33535 Woodward Ave.
Birmingham, MI 48009

http://www.everythingart.com/events.asp

A special evening of poetry and music with Poet M.L. Liebler, guitarist Peter Lewis (Moby Grape) and poets, Linda Sienkiewicz, Olga Klekner, Maria A. Constantini, and Joy Gaines-Friedler.al Evening of -winning poet ML Liebler, guitarist Peter Lewis (Moby  

Thursday, October 21, 2010 time:7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Parlor Poetry Series

Wyandotte Arts Center

81 Chestnut, Wyandotte, Michigan 48192
734-720-0671

Joy's essays and poetry have won numerous awards, including, First Place in The Litchfield Review, 2006 contest for series of poems she wrote based on Jim's diary he so lovingly "willed" to her, and First Place in the 2004 Mandy Poetry Contest for her poem Welfare In America. Her poems Capitalism, South Carolina was a Finalist in the 2007 Margie, poetry contest, and she was a finalist in the 2008 Paunamauk Poetry Contest. Her poems have been featured in various literary journals, including, The Driftwood Review, Pebble Lake Review, Lilliput, HazMat Review, RATTLE, Margie, The New York Review, and others. 

 
FREE and open to the public. 
Second Floor

 

READING: November 21, 2009 - 7:00 PM

MAXWELL'S ARTS AND TREASURES

Host: John Jeffires - www.rencity.net

Poetry, Music, Food, the Works
Location:32416 Industrial Road, Garden City, MI 48135
Time:7:00PM Saturday, November 21st

 

 

READING: December 18, 2009 - 6:30-8:45 PM

Poetic Travelers reading series

LAWRENCE STREET GALLERY, 22620 Woodward Ave,

Ferndale www.lawrencestreetgallery.com

Host: Tonja Bagwell

Source: jafansta.com
 

READING: January 31, 2010 - 2:00 PM

SCARAB CLUB - downtown Detroit behind the DIA

Host: M.L. Liebler

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Teaching at Oakwood Hospital throughout 2010 - 2011

 

 POETRY READING: APRIL 10, 2009 - 7:00PM

 POETRY AND PHOTO EVENT OCC - AUBURN HILLS

 POETS WILL READ THE POEM THEY CREATED

 FOR THE POETRY FROM THE EDGE EXHIBIT

 

 APRIL 16, 2009 - 7:00PM

 HOSTING - PLYMOUTH BEAN

 READING - PLYMOUTH MI

 

 TEACHING - OAKWOOD HOSPITAL

 CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

 5:00 PM DEARBORN, MICHIGAN

 

MAY 6, 2009

TEACHING - LIVONIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS - 3RD GRADERS - HOW TO BECOME A POET

 

MAY 13, 2009

TEACHING - WORKSHOP - EATON ACADEMY, BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICHIGAN

 

JUNE 9, 2009

TEACHING  - WORKSHOP OAKWOOD HOSPITAL  5:30 pm

 

AUGUST 13, 2009

TEACHING -  WORKSHOPs OAKWOOD HOSPITAL  5:30 pm

 

SEPTEMBER - 2009-2010

TEACHING for InsideOut Literary Arts Project - Detroit Public Schools

 

December, 2010 - Workshop Henry Ford Hospital, West Bloomfield

February, 2011 - Author Feature - at Gillmore Elementary - Lansing Michigan

March 10, 2011 - Oakwood Hospital workshop

March 19, 2011 - A Call To Wellness Women's Conference - OCC

April 2, 2011 - Seminar of writing inspired by art - Frostburg State University, Frostburg Maryland

 

 

POETRY READING: APRIL 2, 2009 - 7:00PM

AT: THE STUDIO CAFE - OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE - ORCHARD RIDGE

GERRY LAFEMINA AND JOY GAINES-FRIEDLER

 

POETRY READING: MAY 9, 2009 - 5:00PM

AT: SMALL'S JAZZ CAFE - WEST VILLAGE NEW YORK CITY