EVENTS/NEWS

Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 19, 2019 -- 2:00 PM
Leonore will read from WHERE YOU HAPPEN TO BE at the Tranquil Buzz. Open mic to follow.
Saturday, December 15, 2018 -- 2:00 PM
To celebrate Littoral Books' publication of BALANCING ACT 2, AN ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS BY 50 MAINE WOMEN, there's a reception at Space Gallery, 538 Congress Street, Portland, Maine. The anthology includes 5 of Leonore's poems.  

Past Events

December 2018 Poetry Reading at the University of Maine

Featuring Leonore Hildebrandt, Joanna Crouse, and Kathleen Ellis, this event will showcase some of the creative writing faculty's work in this fall's New Writing Series. On the Orono campus, at Stewart Commons 104.

October 2018 Poetry and Music in Steuben, ME

Brian Dyer Stewart  and Leonore will return to the Moore Library and Community Center in Steuben with a program of poetry and music. Leonore will read from her latest book, Where You Happen to Be, with some of the poems set to music, and the two of them will perform new songs.

As a folk duo with a jazzy flair, Leonore and Brian write, arrange, and play their own material. Brian plays piano and guitar, Leonore does percussion, and they both sing. Their song lyrics are both thoughtful and fun.

October 2018 Reading in Belfast, ME

Along with other authors from the Three Nations Anthology, Leonore will read her work at the Waterfall Arts Gallery, 256 High Street, Belfast, ME. (This is the night before the Belfast Poetry Festival.)
 

October 2018 Poetry Workshop at Haystack

On October 5 through 8, Leonore will teach a poetry workshop titled "Playing with Words and Ideas" at the Haystack Mountain School Of Crafts in Deer Isle, ME.

Open Door, first offered at Haystack in 1982, has become an important event for the school and the Maine arts community. This intensive fall session for Maine residents allows the chance to retreat and devote extended time to one’s work. All levels of students take part.

 

September 2018 Reading in Bar Harbor, ME

Leonore will be reading poetry with other authors from the Three Nations Anthology, edited by Valerie Lawson.
Abbe Museum, 26 Mt Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME.

August 2018 Poetry Reading at the Camden Public Library, ME

Leonore will read poetry along with Kathleen Ellis and Claire Raymond, followed by a book signing.

July 2018 Reading at the Belfast Public Library, ME

Leonore will read poetry along with Kathleen Ellis and Claire Raymond, followed by a book signing.

June 2018 Poetry Reading at the Northeast Harbor Public Library, ME

Leonore will read poetry alongside Christian Barter, Paul Weiss, Starr Bright, and Bob Quinn. The event is part of the Northeast Harbor Summer Program 2018.

June 2018 Book Signing at the Cherryfield Academy

To celebrate the publication of WHERE YOU HAPPEN TO BE, Leonore will give a short reading followed by a book signing. Live music with Brian Dyer Stewart. Slide show with art by Heidi Daub. Refreshments.

May 2018 Spring Concert

Leonore and Brian Dyer Stewart will be performing original music in Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor, ME. This event is part of the Schoodic Arts Program.

May 2018 Poetry Reading in Hallowell

On May 18, 2018 at 7 pm, Leonore will be reading poetry at the Harlow Gallery in Hallowell, ME.

April 2018 Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

The Beloit Poetry Journal invites submissions:

    $1,500 prize for a single poem,  Judge: Naomi Shihab Nye,  Submissions Open March 1 - April 30, 2018.

March 2018 Poetry Reading in Silver City, N.M.

 

Hosted by Silver City poet laureate Beate Sigriddaughter: "Words and Music" at the Tranquil Buzz.

March 2018 Interview on Grant County Community Radio, Silver City, N.M.

Hosted by Elise Stuart and JJ Amaworo Wilson on “Use Your Words,”  archived at gmcr.org.

February 2018 Poetry Reading at Silver City University, NM

 

Creative Voices Session at the Seventh Natural History of the Gila Symposium at WNMU.

March 2017 Poetry Reading in Silver City, N.M.

 

Hosted by former Silver City poet laureate Elise Stuart at the Church of Harmony.

March 2017 Interview on Grant County Community Radio, N.M.

Hosted by Elise Stuart and Richard Mahler on “Use Your Words,”  archived at gmcr.org.

October 2016 Poetry Reading at Bangor Book Fair, ME

Hosted by the Bangor Library.

November 2015 Reading and original music in Bar Harbor, ME

 

The Flat Bay Collective presents a mixed program of literature, music, and art at the Jessup Memorial Library.

October 2015 Belfast Poetry Festival, Maine

 

Featured poet at the 11th Belfast Poetry Festival, ME, reading and musical performance, with Brian Dyer Stewart

December 2014 Interview at Writers Forum, WERU Radio, Maine

Hosted by Ellie O'Leary, with fiction writer Robert Froese. Archived at WERU community radio.

2004 to 2016 POETS/SPEAK! in Bangor, ME, annually in April.