While I have not done readings since the pandemic, I have been busy writing. My completed manuscript, This Laborious Nowhere, is currently looking for a home. You can see some of the poems from the collection that already have been published in Recent Work. I hope to begin reading again next year.
2019 Alabama Book Festival
The 2019 Alabama Book Festival will be Saturday, April 13 in Montgomery from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in Old Alabama Town. I will be a featured reader and will be there to promote Long Alabama Summer. Don't worry, though, I have new poems to share as well. Check back here for my reading schedule in late February.
Here is the ABF website for the most current information: http://alabamabookfestival.org/welcome.html
I'll be reading with Jackie Trimble on Wednesday, 4/18 at the Library Atrium. We will read after the campus Voices of Resistance which start at 3:30. Please join us!
Smoke on the Waterfront
Saturday, December 2, 2017
8:00 pm-11:00 pm
417 Woodward Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Muse /A Journal & Publishing Genius invite you to an evening of classical music, poetry, story, and craft cocktails.
Novelist Anna Schachner will regale readers with her novel You and I and Someone Else and poet Katherine Perry will share verses from her debut Long Alabama Summer.
You'll also bathe in the virtuoso pianistic stylings of J. Wayne Gilreath as you sip craft cocktails from master intoxicologist Adam Robinson.
$25 includes admission, as many drinks as you like, and your choice of book (Schachner or Perry).
Or, come and drink all you like and enjoy the festivities for $15.
Additional books will be available for purchase at the event.
Book Release Party
November 30, 2017: 7:00-9:30
321 West Hill Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Decatur Book Festival
While the book won't be out yet, I'll be reading from it at the Decatur Book Festival at Java Monkey, Sunday, September 3rd at 1:00.
425 Church Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Katherine D. Perry