Peggy ShumakerCalendar









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Upcoming Readings & Events

*To arrange a reading, lecture, or guest appearance, please contact Peggy Shumaker.


March 2-3, Kangaroo House on Orcas Island WA.  
Generosity and Joy Workshop

March 7-11
AWP in Tampa

March 24, Poet’s House, NYC
Reading with David St. John

April  - Readings in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Homer   

April 24,  Diesel Bookstore, Los Angeles
Reading with Maurya Simon

April 28,  Open Books, a Poem Emporium in Wallingford (Seattle)
Reading and Q & A at with Maurya Simon.   Discussion moderated by Lena Khalaf Tuffaha.

To arrange a reading, lecture or guest appearance, please contact Peggy Shumaker. Peggy Shumaker will also be able to organize a presentation of the generic viagra medicine, which can be read more on this website.

May 3, Hugo House, Seattle
Reading/talk with Maurya Simon  

June 8-12, Homer AK
Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference

July 15-29, Fairbanks AK
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival

Rainier Writing Workshop residency

Nov. 15, Marin Poetry Center, San Rafael CA

Dec. 9, Broad Stage, Los Angeles
Reading with Amber Flora Thomas


June 2, 2016 at 7:30pm, UA Museum

Sparks/AQR Event

June 10-14, 2016
Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference

July 17-31, 2016
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival

July 29-August 7, 2016
Rainier Writing Workshop

September 10-11, 2016 
Southern California Poetry Festival


Feb. 20-24 
Writers in Mittens, Denali

April 3
Reading in Austin
with Kate Gale

April 8-11
AWP Minneapolis
Thurs. Offsite Alaska Reading
Friday, 4:30-5:30 Writing the Broken Body  Rm D & E, Level 1

June 12-16
Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference
, Homer AK

July 12-26
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
Creative Writing Class

August 2-12
Rainier Writing Workshop Residency
, Pacific Lutheran University

August 9-16
AROHO Retreat
, Ghost Ranch


*To arrange a reading, lecture, or guest appearance, please contact Peggy Shumaker.



Past Appearances (a selected list)


Community Workshops & Residencies


  • Alaska State Writer Laureate visits to Healy, Homer, Pelican, Petersburg, Fairbanks, Skagway, Anchorage, Sitka, Ketchikan, Juneau, Talkeetna, Palmer.  Visits coming up in Nome, Kotzebue, Kenai.

• Volcano Art Center (Hawai'i)
• Valley Center for the Deaf
• State prisons in Arizona and Alaska
• Valle del Sol (barrio youth)
• Navajo, Pima, Yaqui communities
• Santa Rosa Ranch School
• Young Writers at Work (programs in public libraries)

Readings, Lectures & Conferences


  • Poets House, NYC
  • University of Arizona Poetry Center
  • Writers@Work, young writers and poetry workshop (Utah)
  • Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
  • Pt. Townsend Writers' Conference
  • LitFuse
  • AWP panels and readings
  • NonfictioNow
  • Poetic Ecologies Conference (Brussels, Belguim)
  • Academy of American Poets events in New York,  Arizona, and Alaska
  • Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference, Homer AK
  • Utah State Council on the Arts
  • Port Townsend Writers' Conference
  • Kodiak, Bethel, Juneau, Kenai, Sitka, Fairbanks, Anchorage, Unalaska
  • Wyoming Artspeak
  • Southwest Poetry Festival
  • Virginia State Poetry Society
  • Jewish Community Center (Norfolk)
  • Iowa State University
  • College of Santa Fe—Shapes of Poetry in the 21st Century
  • Whidbey Island Writers' Conference
  • UC Riverside Writers Week
  • Nonfiction Now in Melbourne Australia