Book Tour and Poetry Readings

To schedule events, book signings, readings and interviews, email Diane Frank at GeishaPoet@aol.com. All times are for the local time zone.



 

Minneapolis / St. Paul Tour

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 10am to 4pm
Poetry Workshop with Diane Frank
Nature, Poetry and the Language of the Spirit
Topics covered include:
    * Wildness, meditative silence, leaping and light.
    * How to write a poem that is larger than you are.
    * Writing techniques to make your language sing.
    * Each participant is invited to bring 1 poem to workshop, for Diane's close attention.
To reserve your place contact:   mrummel@d.umn.edu

 

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Poetry Reading - Five Poets published by Blue Light Press
Diane Frank reads with KB Ballentine, Pat Barone, Helga Kidder, and Mary Kay Rummel
Magers & Quinn Booksellers
3038 Hennepin Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN


 

 

 

New York City and Long Island Book Tour

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8pm
Diane Frank features with Lynn Cohen
Huntington Poetry Barn
Conklin House Museum, 2 High St, Huntington, New York
Hosted by George Wallace

 

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 3pm
Poetry Reading at Molloy College
Reception Room, Kellenberg Hall
Diane Frank reads from Canon for Bears and Ponderosa Pines and Letters from a Sacred Mountain Place: A Journey through the Nepal Himalayas.
1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY
Hosted by Barbara Novack

 

Monday, September 24 - 7:30 pm
Saturn Series Poetry Reading at Barlovento
Diane Frank features with Francine Witte
430 Third Avenue at corner of 30th Street, NYC
Hosted by Su Polo.

 

Wednesday, September 26 2018 - 11am to 12:15pm
Diane Frank reads with Lynn Cohen

Join us for an hour of powerful readings from two acclaimed poets!

Grant Campus, Captree Commons 114, SUNY Suffolk.

 

(Fall semester class)
Writers on Writing at San Francisco State University – OLLI Program
Westfield Campus of San Francisco State University,
835 Market Street, 6th Floor
Meets Tuesdays, October 2 - November 13, 2018 – 12:30 - 2:30- pm.
Featured authors:  Judy Bebelaar and Ron Cabral, Yuyutsu Sharma, James Ralston, Matt Monte, Dale Biron, Diane Frank, and Joan Gelfand.
For information: email GeishaPoet@aol.com

 

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 – 6:00 pm. Book Launch Party!
Diane Frank reads from Canon for Bears and Ponderosa Pines and Letters from a Sacred Mountain Place: A Journey through the Nepal Himalayas.
Himalayan Flavors Restaurant
1585 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA
Book Reading with caberet-style dinner and beverages.
Come early for dinner!  Stay for the reading.

 

Wed. October 10, 2018 – 7:00 pm.
Blue Light at the Gallery
Kathmandu Cafe -- 3 Authors Writing about Nepal
Yuyutsu Sharma, Beloved Poet from Nepal
    Author of Quaking Cantos, A Blizzard in my Bones, Annapurna Trilogy and more.
Diane Frank, author of Letters from a Sacred Mountain Place: A Journey through the Nepal Himalayas  
Sharon Metzler Dow, Poet and Memoirist
Marin Society of Artists Gallery
1515 3rd St & E Street, San Rafael, CA
For more information: email BlueLightPress@aol.com

 

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:30 am. to 4:30 pm.
"The Journey from Poet to Author"
Workshop at the Mechanics Institute Library with the San Francisco Writers Conference
57 Post St, San Francisco, CA

To Enroll:  www.milibrary.org/events/journey-poet-author-oct-13-2018
Or contact Taryn Edwards: tedwards@milibrary.org

 

October 21, 2018 – 2:00 p.m.
Book Launch:  Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California
Reading and reception at the Art House Gallery in Berkeley
2905 Shattuck Ave in Berkeley
All of the local contributors will be invited to attend and read a poem.

 

Fairfield, Iowa Tour

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7 to 9 pm
Book Signing at the 1st Friday Art Walk, Icon Gallery 
Diane Frank will be in Bill’s Office, with both of her new books.
58 North Main Street ("On the Square") Fairfield, IA

 

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 7:45pm
Poetry Reading – Diane Frank with Bill Graeser and Rustin Larson
Sustainable Living Building Room 12
Diane Frank reads from her new book of poems, Canon for Bears and Ponderosa Pines and from Letters from a Sacred Mountain Place: A Journey through the Nepal Himalayas

Rustin Larson reads from Pavement and The Philosopher Savant.

 

 

Monday January 14, 2019 – 7:00 pm.
Diane Frank features at Poetry Express
Open mic follows feature.
Himalayan Flavors Restaurant, 1585 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA
Cabaret style – audience has dinner and beverages during first 30 min.
Parking next to restaurant. Back room.

Free, but we encourage you to support the restaurant.
Host: Jim Barnard

 

Friday, February 1, 2019 – 7:00 pm
Blue Light at the Gallery
Diane Frank reads with Rebecca Faust and Prartho Sereno
    (Doors open at 6:45 pm)
Marin Society of Artists Gallery
1515 3rd Street, San Rafael, CA

 

Monday: June 17, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
Fire and Rain anthology reading with Lucy Lang Day and Diane Frank
at Poetry Express
Himalayan Flavors Restaurant, 1585 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA
Cabaret style – audience has dinner and beverages during first 30 min.
Parking next to restaurant. Back room.

Free, but we encourage you to support the restaurant.
Host: Jim Barnard