Chancellor Florida State Poets Association
Florida Poet Laureate Volusia County
Winner of 2011 American Poet Prize
ACA Poetry Workshops - SOLD OUT
Atlantic Center for the Arts will host their annual poetry workshops at ACA Harris House in New Smyrna Beach throughout poetry month next April. M.B. will host four workshops over the month with the theme "Freeing our poetic voices the formal way". Admission is free. Sign up on ACA's website. UPDATE: The ACA poetry workshops are currently sold out. You can send an email to email@example.com if you would like to get onto the standby list.
Oct. 21-23, 2022
Florida State Poets Association - Annual Fall Convention
The Florida State Poets Association (FSPA) will hold its annual fall convention in Daytona, Florida at the Marriott Residence Inn Daytona Beach Shores. M.B. will be moderating a panel of experts on the topic of Slam Poetry. Details here.
Sep. 22, 2022 - 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention
Free event sponsored by AdventHealth and Atlantic Center for the Arts. Experience mindfulness activities through meditation and expressive writing. Includes a healthy dinner and refreshments. Open to the Public. Details here.
Sep. 27, 2022 - 7:30 PM
Miami Poetry Reading
Join poets January Gill O’Neil and Susan L. Leary at The Betsy-South Beach Library in Miami for an evening of poetry hosted by SWWIM. Arrive early with M.B. to meet the artists at 6:30 PM.
September 10, 2022 (Saturday)
Wheaton Writing Academy - Online Workshop
Nationally-recognized Wheaton Writing Academy will sponsor a three-hour online workshop, “Unleashing Our Poetic Voices”, with M.B. as host. Beginners to advanced-level poets are all welcome. Time: noon - 3pm. To register or for more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 13 - 14, 2022
Miami Poetry Readings
Check out SWWIM's list of upcoming events and readings at The Betsy Hotel in South Beach, Miami.
April 6, 13, 20, 27 - 2022
ACA Poetry Month Workshops
Celebrate National Poetry Month in 2022 with Atlantic Center for the Arts! M.B. will host poetry sessions every Wednesday at 3pm throughout the month of April at ACA Harris House in New Smyrna Beach. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Sign up here.
November 3-5, 2021
HundrED Innovation Summit 2021. Join M.B. and education experts from around the world to talk about the future of education. The three days of expert panels, live workshops, and networking with industry representatives are free to all and completely virtual. Details here.
November 10 & December 15, 2021
SWWIM (Supporting Women Writers in Miami) will host poetry readings at The Betsy Hotel in South Beach, Miami at 7pm.
The 10th Annual Winter Park Paint Out International Poetry Competition is about to begin. Join other poets in creating your own ekphrastic response to a contestant's painting. Find out all of the details here. Entry is free, but, you need to hurry.
Sept. 28, 2021
Florida State Poets Association Zoomies (Originally scheduled for 9/14/21)
Join the FSPA Zoomies and M.B. for a special presentation at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. M.B. will read from her new book Beginner's Mind and speak to the topic of "poets writing prose". If you have a question you'd like her to respond to during the presentation, you may email her in advance at email@example.com. Attendance is always free for these events. Details here.
June 9, 2021
M.B. will be featured as a guest reader for the Midsummer Night's Pensive Reading, hosted on Zoom by Northeastern University's Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service (CSDS) and the New England Poetry Club. Readings start at 7pm. RSVP preferred.
May 15, 2021
Beginner's Mind - Book Release. Now available from Regal House Publishing and your favorite book suppliers.
May 1, 2021
For a behind the scenes look at M.B.'s new book, Beginner's Mind, check out her interview in the May/June issue of Florida's premier poetry magazine, Of Poets & Poetry.
Fresh Perspectives in Poetry
In partnership with Atlantic Center for the Arts and with sponsorship from The Florida Humanities Council, M.B. is hosting a four-part poetry series on Facebook. From the comfort and safety of your home or workplace, join M.B. on a journey of learning from the world's most notable masters. Free of charge and open to the public. Details here.