Events

events-calendar

  • October 20, 2019 – Poetry Happy Hour
    Held at the Troubadour Wine Bar in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Headlined the event with a set from my urban fantasy novel Ipswich.
  • July 28, 2019 – Bird’s Nest Open Mic
    Held at Eggroll Queen in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Read a short new piece, a mystery novel parody.
  • June 30, 2019 – Bird’s Nest Open Mic
    Held at Eggroll Queen (formerly the Underground Music Cafe) in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. This is the new incarnation of the Barbaric Yawp event held at the new incarnation of the Underground Music Cafe, a restaurant now called Eggroll Queen which mysteriously does not serve eggrolls. The pizza is still good, though.
  • February 27, 2019 – New and Nearby Reading Series: Loren Niemi
    Held at Tillie’s Farmhouse in Saint Paul, Minnesota. We joined storyteller and Moonfire author Loren Niemi at this event promoting his new book of stories What Haunts Us.
  • January 30, 2019 – New and Nearby Reading Series: Michael Moos
    Held at Tillie’s Farmhouse in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Local poet Michael Moos was my creative writing teacher in high school, and it was great to see him again at this event promoting his new book of poems The Idea of the Garden.
  • June 24, 2018 – Barbaric Yawp
    Held at the Underground Music Cafe in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Read another selection from my in-process Trump Card sequel, Dumpster Fire.
  • May 27, 2018 – Barbaric Yawp
    Held at the Underground Music Cafe in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Read another selection from Ipswich
  • May 6, 2018 – Poetry Happy Hour
    Held at the Troubadour Wine Bar in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Read a version of this blog post. The writers present appeared to be totally down with avoiding clown sex stabbings as a means of selling books.
  • April 29, 2018 – Barbaric Yawp 10th Anniversary
    Held at the Underground Music Cafe in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Read a selection from my in-process Trump Card sequel, Dumpster Fire, and a lovely stanza by Walt Whitman. It was terrific.
  • April 22, 2018 – Poetry Happy Hour
    Held at the Troubadour Wine Bar in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Read a selection from Ipswich.
  • February 25, 2018 – Barbaric Yawp
    Held at the Underground Music Cafe in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. My reading selection from my upcoming novel Written In Blood can be found here.
  • February 3, 2018 – Tributary Poetry Reading Series
    Held at the Lake Coffee House in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • December 4, 2017 – First Mondays Open Mic
    Held at the Troubadour Wine Bar in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Read selections from Ipswich and Trump Card.
  • October 14, 2017 – Twin Cities Book Festival
    Held at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
  • September 4, 2017 – First Mondays Open Mic
    Held at the Troubadour Wine Bar in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • August 27, 2017 – Barbaric Yawp
    Held at the Underground Music Cafe in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. My reading selection from my upcoming novel Ipswich can be found here.
  • August 11, 2017 – Heptarchial Evocation
    Presented at NOTOCON XI in Orlando, Florida. The text of my presentation and ritual can be found here.
  • August 6, 2017 – Books and Beer Pop-Up Bookstore
    Held at BlackStack Brewing in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • July 30, 2017 – Barbaric Yawp
    Held at the Underground Music Cafe in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. My reading selection from my new novel Trump Card can be found here.
  • April 15, 2017 – Cheap Theater Presents Tax, a Storytelling Show
    Held at The Black Forest Inn in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • March 19, 2017 to April 10, 2017 – The Office of the Readings
    Presented nightly at Leaping Laughter Lodge in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • March 18, 2017 – Cheap Theater Presents Injury, a Storytelling Show
    Held at The Black Forest Inn in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • March 12, 2017 – Martin Lake Poetry Workshop Reading
    Held at Magers & Quinn Booksellers in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • March 9, 2017 – Juris Kronbergs Reading
    Held at the University Club in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • February 26, 2017 – Barbaric Yawp
    Held at the Underground Music Cafe in Falcon Heights, Minnesota.
  • January 15, 2017 – Writers Resist
    Held at the Red Stage Supper Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • January 14, 2017 – Introduction to Enochian Magick
    Presented at Leaping Laughter Lodge in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Full text of my presentation can be found here.
  • November 11, 2016 – November Reading Series
    Held at the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts in Fridley, Minnesota.
  • August 20, 2016 – The Angels of the Zodiac
    Presented at Leaping Laughter Lodge in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Full text of my presentation can be found here.
  • July 31, 2016 – Barbaric Yawp
    Held at the Underground Music Cafe in Falcon Heights, Minnesota.
  • July 27, 2016 – Salman Rushdie Reading
    Held at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • July 21, 2016 – Writers Read
    Held at the Coffee Shop Northeast in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • July 15, 2016 – New Sh!t Show Minneapolis
    Held at Fox Egg Gallery in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • June 16, 2016 – Writers Read
    Held at the Coffee Shop Northeast in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • May 26, 2016 – Story Club Minneapolis
    Held at Bryant Lake Bowl in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • March 19, 2016 to April 10, 2016 – The Office of the Readings
    Presented nightly at Leaping Laughter Lodge in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • April 25, 2015 – Introduction to the Thirty Aires
    Presented at the Solomonic Mini-Conference at Leaping Laughter Lodge in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The full text can be found here.
  • March 20, 2015 to April 10, 2015 – The Office of the Readings
    Presented nightly at Leaping Laughter Lodge in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • October 12, 2014 – Pagans Tonight Radio
    The full interview with Pam Kelly can be found here.
  • August 23, 2014 – Ministering Angels: The Solomonic Roots of Enochian Magick
    Presented at the Midwest OTO Conference, held at Leaping Laughter Lodge in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The full text can be found here.
  • March 8, 2014 – Introduction to the Great Table
    Presented at Leaping Laughter Lodge in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The full text can be found here.
  • January 11, 2014 – Introduction to the Heptarchia Mystica
    Presented at Leaping Laughter Lodge in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The full text can be found here.
  • June 12, 2013 – Deeper Down the Rabbit Hole
    The full interview with Andrieh Vitimus can be found here.
  • July 5-8, 2012 – Convergence 2012
    Convergence is the Twin Cities’ largest annual science fiction and fantasy convention, held in Bloomington, Minnesota.
  • September 15, 2011 – The Anatomy of the Mind
    Presented at Braden Lodge #168 AF&AM in St. Paul, Minnesota. The full text can be found here.
  • June 30 – July 3, 2011 – Convergence 2011
    Convergence is the Twin Cities’ largest annual science fiction and fantasy convention, held in Bloomington, Minnesota.
  • March 26, 2011 – Planetary Magick
    Presented at Paganicon 2011 in Golden Valley, Minnesota. The full text can be found here.
  • October 15-17, 2010 – Arcana 2010
    Arcana is a small annual convention of “the dark fantastic” held in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • September 25, 2010 – The Lesser Ritual of the Pentagram
    Presented at Pagan Pride 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The full text can be found here.
  • August 7, 2010 – Book Signing for Arcana
    Held at Magus Books in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • July 1-4, 2010 – Convergence 2010
    Convergence is the Twin Cities’ largest annual science fiction and fantasy convention, held in Bloomington, Minnesota.
  • March 3, 2010 – Book Reading for Arcana
    Held at Ginkgo Coffee in St. Paul, Minnesota.