Here I am reading my poem from Lunation: An Anthology of 114 Women Poets at the Book Launch on Friday, March 8th at the South Church in Portsmouth, NH. Photo Credit: Crystal Paradis
Here I am reading a couple of poems by Lydia Davis at Prescott Park on August 10th as part of the Poets in the Park "Women Reading Women" Series. My first time reading in front of hundreds of people in a public setting. Thank you to our wonderful community for the positive support and encouragement! I'm … Continue reading Tamara J. Collins – Poets in the Park – Women Reading Women Series
Today is Friday, December 23, 2016. For some, this means they will begin their holiday shopping this evening when the crowds and lines are less busy, and they are less likely to have the noise of screaming babies and high pitched shrieks followed by laughter from teens surrounding them. If you fall into this "last minute" … Continue reading Last Minute Holiday Gift Recommendations from Local Indie Booksellers!
Here I am reading a couple of poems from Metempsychosis: Poems, at The Portsmouth Public Library on November 5th. I was a featured author at their second annual Local Author's Day! Photo Credit: Dan Szczensny
Here I am reading a couple of poems from Metempsychosis: Poems, at RiverRun Bookstore on July 27th. Photo Credit: Alli St. Jean
“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald If you’ve been following my blog, then you know that I figured this would be a … Continue reading Tamara’s Fourth Annual Summer Vacation Reading Recommendations.
“Until this point Tiffany had assumed that abusers... must live in denial. If not, how could they go on? How could you hurt or degrade a person when you were fully cognisant of what you were doing? Well, it turned out you could...” ― Stephen King If you've been following my blog, then you know that … Continue reading The library is free. Lift tickets are not.
“I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.”― Edna St. Vincent Millay If you’ve been following my blog, then you know that I figured this would be a great place to list all of the books that I read from 2013 to the present, I have broken … Continue reading Third Annual Summer Vacation Reading Recommendations!
“Writing is not thinking written down after all of the thinking is completed. Writing is thinking.” – Donald M. Murray If you've been following my blog, then you know that I figured this would be a great place to list all of the books that I read from 2013 to the present, I have broken these into multiple … Continue reading Another winter not shredding but reading.
Here I am reading a couple of poems from Metempsychosis: Poems, at Beat Night at the Press Room on November 20th. Photo Credit: Mike Nelson