Recent Events
and Readings


Gulf Coast Writers annual Poetry Contest

Judge 2011-2018


ArtPoems

President of the Board


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


ArtPoems

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.


ArtPoems

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


Broadsides

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




Award Winning Poet

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Lorraine Walker Williams

Upcoming Events



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


Book Talk on Simply Sanibel Poems

March 12, 2019, 2 p.m.

Estero, FL


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. 

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Santiva Chronicle

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