Award Winning Poet

Lorraine Walker Williams

Upcoming Events

Writers Read

March 13, 2019; 7:30 p.m.

BIG ARTS, Sanibel, FL

ArtPoems Performance

FSW Rush Auditorium, Fort Myers

March 14, 2019  7:30-9:00 pm

Book Talk on Simply Sanibel Poems

March 12, 2019, 2 p.m.

Estero, FL

Summer Bards Program:
Featured Poet

June 17, 2019; 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Cape May Library System, Sea Isle Library,
4800 Central Avenue, Sea Isle, New Jersey

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Lorraine Walker Williams is available for:

  • Poetry and Editing Workshops, 

  • Journaling into the Finished  Poem Workshop 

  • The Power of Healing through Writing.

Lorraine's Presentation about the creative process:

"Shaking the Muse Loose!" may be arranged for your group.

She is also available to book groups to discuss her book, SPLIT, and do selected reading. Lorraine will tailor her talk to your group's needs. 


Recent Events
and Readings

ArtPoems Performance

Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers
February 20, 2019  7:30-9:00 pm

Poetry Open Mic

BIG ARTS, Sanibel
January 23, 2019 7:30 pm

Simply Sanibel Poems

Pen Women, Daas Gallery, Fort Myers
January 12, 2019, 6:00-9:00 pm

Gulf Coast Writers annual Poetry Contest

Judge 2011-2019


President of the Board

Guest Curator

Loraine was the Guest Curator of Vicki Hellmer's Poetry Column,  Denver, Colorado in September 2018.

Poetry Reading

September 15, 2018: Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, noon-2 pm.
Reading and choreographed dance performance of Poem, Two Braids.
Reading of ArtPoem, Barns

Poetry Open Mic:

January 25, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL

ArtPoems Performance

Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL
March 7, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

ArtPoems Performance

BIG ARTS, Sanibel, FL

March 28, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Book Launch and Reading

Sanibel Library, Dunlop Road, Sanibel, FL
Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 3:30 p.m.

Broadsides Reading

Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL
7:00 p.m. January 12, 2017

ArtPoems Performance

7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 22, 2017

ArtPoems Performance

Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL
7:00 pm., Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Southwest Florida Reading Festival

Centennial Park, Fort Myers, FL
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.,  Saturdady, March 18, 2017

ArtPoems, Arts for Act

Artwalk, Fort Myers, FL
6-8:00 p.m., Friday, April 7, 2017ArtPoems

Simply Sanibel Poems
Book Signing:

BIG ARTS Writers Read

November 29, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Herb Strauss Theater, Sanibel, FL

Simply Sanibel Poems
Book Signing:

December 13, 2016, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
MacIntosh Books,
Palm Ridge Shopping Center,
Palm Ridge Road, Sanibel, FL

Poetry Reading

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
Cape Coral Library
921 SW 39th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL

FLSouthwest Florida Reading Festival

March 19, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Harborside Event Center, Fort Myers, FL

Keiser University Literary Festival

Poetry Judge
March 19, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
9100 Forum Corporate Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL


Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Alliance for the Arts
McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL

BIG ARTS Writers Read

Thursday, March 10, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Dunlop Road, Sanibel, FL

ArtPoems at BIG ARTS

February 27, 2016

Sanibel Library Poetry Fest:

April 1, 2015, 3:00 p.m.


The Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL
April 8, 2015, 7:00 p.m.


The Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL
April 16, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

Presentation of Poetry

March 10, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Sidney Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers, FL