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

Upcoming Readings & Events:

Nasty Women Poets Anthology Reading
March 17, 2018, 7:00PM 
Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, 5523 SE Morrison StPortlandOR
Reading with Devon Balwit, 
Carol Barret, Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet, Keli Osborn, and Tara Flint Taylor.

Unchaste Readers Series
March 21, 2018, 7:00PM 
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington StPortlandOR
Reading with Alyssa Ogi, Roseminda Nabehet, Stacey Tran, Fonda Lee, Pamela Santos, and Lilian Ongelungel.

Why There Are Words PDX
May 20, 2018, 4:00PM 
Leach Botanical Garden6704 SE 122nd AvePortlandOR
Reading with Meredith May, Keith Rosson, Natalie Singer, Mary Jo Thompson, and Leni Zumas.

Recent Readings:

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