Events, Workshops, Pudding Magazine

Poetry Workshops

Newest Collection:

The Wonder Cupboard

Poetry Readings, Workshops

Recent, 2018-2020

Poetry Salon Columbus,
by audition
Poetry Salon Columbus
online until we're back to Rosedale International Center

2120 East 5th, Columbus Ohio

first Saturdays

9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.,

February through December. 

This is a highly regarded, long-running, well-published critiquing group.  Contact Rose M. Smith, for more information. 

Bistro Poets

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Next meeting is May 15, 2021,

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Information? Contact Sandy Feen at

What Burden Do Those

Trains Bear Away:

A Memoir in Poems

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The Wonder Cupboard is the newest collection, available from publisher Dianne Borsenik's NightBallet Press, or from my Contact tab.

Pudding Magazine:

The Journal

of Applied Poetry


Northern Appalachia Review

Northern Appalachia Review 

accepts submissions Jan. 1-Feb. 28.

See submissions link on 


Join us Saturday! Hosted by WVU Libraries, Women of Appalachia Project and Kari Gunter-Seymour

Online Event - Register here:

Reading at Peripatetic Poets

Kathleen S. Burgess

September 20, 2020,  6:30-8:30 

via Zoom.

Eat Our Words

Next Reading: 

Details to follow.

Reading with Bottom Dog Press Authors

Writers Conference

of Northern Appalachia

September 7, 2019, 1:00-2:00

Wheeling, West Virginia

Ekphrastic Poetry Reading  

Readings and Discussion on Artwork

in the Pizzuti Collection

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

145 E. Main St., Lancaster

Workshop on Ekphrastic Writing

Resources for Poets and Writers

Kathleen S. Burgess and Rikki Santer

May 1, 2019, 7:00-9:30,

Pump House Center for the Arts

1 Enderlin Circle

Chillicothe, OH

Reading at Peripatetic Poets

Kathleen S. Burgess

April 28, 2019,  6:30-8:30

St. Stephens Episcopal Church

30 Woodruff Avenue

Columbus, Ohio

The Ohioana Book Festival,

Panel presentation on memoir

10:45-11:30, April 27, 2019,  

Columbus Metropolitan Library

96 Grant St., Columbus, Ohio.

Other times, I'll be at table 4 

to the right of the entrance.

Borderlands: Poetry on the Edge

Kathleen S. Burgess with Jack Burgess 

at Main Street Books, 104 N. Main Street,

April 20, 2019, 2-4

Poetry Reading :

Kathleen S. Burgess, Rose M. Smith, Steve Abbott

Chillicothe and Ross Co. Library,

140 S. Paint St., Annex Room A,

Chillicothe OH 45601

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Open Mic Readings

Reading at Gramercy Books

Poetry Night with Kathleen S. Burgess and R. Nikolas Macioci

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 7:00pm

Gramercy Books

2424 East Main Street

Bexley , OH 43209

Amey Van Voorhis's Book Club,

December 27, 2018:

The reading and discussion with these intelligent and insightful readers

was one of the most delightful in memory.

Reading at Quinn Chapel A.M.E.

Kathleen S. and Jack D. Burgess

December 8, 2018

181 W. Main St.

Chillicothe, Ohio 45601

Pudding Magazine is accepting submissions now. A few spots remain to be filled.

Reading at Quinn Chapel A.M.E.

Kathleen S. and Jack D. Burgess

December 8, 2018

181 W. Main St.

Chillicothe, Ohio 45601