Award Winning Poet

Upcoming Events

BIG ARTS Writers Read

November 29, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Herb Strauss Theater, Sanibel, FL

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.

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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. 


Santiva Chronicle

Lorraine is writing a weekly column, Poetry Place, for the Santiva Chronicle, an online newspaper for Sanibel and Captiva Islands in Florida.

Lorraine Walker Williams

Recent Events
and Readings

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

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

Moe Auditorium, Bonita Beach, FL
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

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

GCWA Poetry Contest Judge

February 20, 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