To schedule readings or other events, email me at: jperrine [at]

Upcoming Readings & Events:

Poetry Reading with Wendy Chin Tanner & Pamela Santos
March 20, 2019, 7:00PM 
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street, Portland, OR

Book Signing with Keith Ekiss, New Issues Booth @ AWP 2019
March 28, 2019, 2:00PM 
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR

Airlie Press Poetry & Pinot
March 29, 2019, 7:30PM 
Devil’s Den, 1520 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR

Literary Bingo – AWP Offsite Event
March 29, 2019, 9:00PM 
The Big Legrowlski, 912 NW Couch St, Portland, OR

Workshop: “Under Pressure: Extreme Experiments in Writing”
Rattle Wrightwood Minifest
April 14, 2019, 10:00AM 
Wrightwood Arts Center, 6020 Park Drive #5, Wrightwood, CA

Poetry Reading with Jim Gustafson
Rattle Wrightwood Minifest
April 14, 2019, 1:00PM 
Wrightwood Community Center, 1275 Highway 2, Wrightwood, CA

Poetry Reading with Amber West & Kelly Terwilliger
April 19, 2019, 7:30PM 
Rose City Book Pub,
1329 NE Fremont, Portland, OR

Recent Readings:

Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, March 14, 2019

Dorsa Brevia, Portland, OR, February 23, 2019

Literary Arts, Portland, OR, February 7, 2019

Portland Book Festival, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, November 10, 2018

Literary Bingo, Lit Crawl, Portland, OR, November 9, 2018

Why There Are Words PDX, Portland, OR, May 20, 2018

Unchaste Readers Series, Portland, OR, March 21, 2018

Nasty Women Poets Anthology Reading, Portland, OR, March 17, 2018

Nasty Women Poets Anthology Reading, Eugene, OR, February 1, 2018

Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA, April 6, 2017

Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, November 5, 2016

1000 Words or More Reading & Music Series, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA, June 23, 2016

Major Authors Reading Series (MARS), Manhattan College, Bronx, NY, April 28, 2016

Prairie Schooner Book Prize Reading & Celebration, Lincoln, NE, March 1, 2016

Decorous: Art and Poetry, Des Moines, IA, February 24, 2015

Observable Reading Series, St. Louis, MO, December 8, 2014

Women Write Resistance Reading, Omaha Lit Fest, September 13, 2014

The Laugh Child Reading Series, Des Moines Social Club,  July 12, 2014

Saints at Yoga: A Poetry Reading, Festival of Faith and Writing, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 11, 2014

Women Write Resistance Reading, Split This Rock Poetry Festival, Washington, DC, March 28, 2014

Women Write Resistance Reading, AWP Conference, Seattle, February 28, 2014

Beaverdale Books, Des Moines, October 23, 2013

Visiting Writers Series, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, October 9, 2013

SPECTRA Poetry Reading Series, Rock Island, IL, September 12, 2013

Women Write Resistance Reading, Lincoln, Nebraska, September 5, 2013

WOW! Wonder of Words Festival, Des Moines, October 28, 2012

Beaverdale Books, Des Moines, June 20, 2012

Visiting Writers Series, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA, April 16, 2012

Celebration of Literary Arts, Des Moines Area Community College, April 2, 2012

Guest Writers Series, University of Utah, March 22, 2012

Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation, Carmel, California, February 18, 2012

Poets in Print Series, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, Michigan, January 28, 2012

Younger American Poets Reading Series, Des Moines, April 7, 2011

The Writers Forum, SUNY Brockport, March 23, 2011