Lana Ayers

Lana Ayers

Lana is available to give readings, facilitate workshops, and participate on panels.

Contact Lana to make arrangements.

2016 Appearances

Thursday, April 21, 7:00PM
With David Horowitz, Christopher J. Jarmick, Herb McClees, and Joannie Stangeland
Edmonds Bookshop
Edmonds, WA
Saturday, April 9, 7:00PM
With Peter Mulvey and Anna Tivel
Words and Music
Vaughn, WA

2013 Appearances

Saturday August 11 and Sunday August 12
Geek Girl Con
Poetry panel with Jeannine Hall Gailey at 10:30 AM Sunday
Conference Center
8th and Pike
Seattle, WA
Friday, September 21, 7pm
With Penelope Scambly Schott and Christine Swanberg
Bookworm Exchange
Seattle, WA
Tuesday, October 16, 6:30 - 9:30 PM
Leading the RASP Poetry & Prose Critique Circle
Meeting Room #2, Redmond Regional Library, 15990 NE 85th Street
Redmond, WA
Saturday, October 20, 5pm
Reading with Laura Lehew
Tsunami Books
2585 Willamette St.
Eugene, OR
Sunday, October 28th, 2pm
Salon reading
Hosted by Penelope Scambly Schott
507 NW Skyline Crest Road
Portland, OR
Friday, November 9, 7pm
MC MoonPath Press Author Reading
with Anita K Boyle, Michael Magee, Joseph Greene, and Raul Sanchez
Lucia Douglas Gallery
1415 13th St
Bellingham, WA

2012 Appearances

Friday July 27, 7pm
With Raúl Sánchez and John Burgess
Elliott Bay Books
Seattle, WA
Tuesday, May 22, 7pm
Striped Water Poets
Auburn City Hall, Auburn
Leading Poetry Exercise and Critique Circle (free)
Saturday, May 12, Noon
With Michael Magee
Fischer Pavilion Rooftop, Seattle Center
Seattle, WA (free)
Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21
Clackamas Community College
Oregon City, OR
Saturday 2:30 PM Publisher's Panel

2011 Appearances

Saturday, October 15, 2011, 7pm
Salon with Kathabela & Rick Wilson
439 S. Catalina, #306, Pasadena, CA
Sunday, October 16, 2011, 2pm
with Mary Fitzpatrick
Moonday East
1010 Foothill Blvd., La Canada Flintridge, CA
Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 8:30 pm
(previously recorded) Interview with Lois P. Jones
KPFK, 90.7 FM, Los Angeles
Sunday, August 14, 2011, 2pm
Auburn Good Old Days
Auburn Ave Theater
Auburn, WA
Thursday, August 11, 2011, 7pm
with Nick Hill
Northwind Arts Alliance
2409 Jefferson Street
Port Townsend, WA
Friday, April 22, 2011, 7pm
with Paul Fisher and Lorriane Healy
Village Books
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA
Friday, March 11, 2011, 7pm
Featured Reader
Distinguished Writer's Series
King's Books
218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA
Saturday, February 26, 2011, 10am-Noon
Workshop Bellingham, WA
February 2-5, 2011
AWP Writer's Conference
Washington, DC
Monday, January 31, 2011, 2pm / 6pm
Workshop / Reading
Northwest Voices
Longview Public Library
1600 Louisiana St,
Longview, WA
Sunday, January 23, 2011, 3pm
with Kelli Russell Agodon and Susan Rich
Eagle Harbor Books
157 Winslow Way East
Bainbridge Island, WA

2010 Appearances

Saturday, Novermber 20, 2010 all day
Striped Water Poets Marathon
King's Books
218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA
Monday, November 15, 2010, 7pm
Rose Alley Press Anthology Reading
Richard Hugo House
Seattle, WA
Sunday, November 14, 2010, throughout the day
Watermark Writer's fund raiser
Kiana Lodge
14976 Sandy Hook Rd. NE
Poulsbo, WA
Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 7pm
with Martha Silano and Allen Braden
White River Valley Museum
918 H Street Southeast
Auburn, WA
Friday, September 17, 2010, 7pm
With Musician David Wilcox
Key Peninsula, WA
http://www.watermarkwriters.com/
Thurdsay, July 29, 2010, 7pm
Zippy's Java Lounge
1804 Hewitt Ave
Everett, WA 
July 18-25, 2010
Centrum Port Townsend Writing Workshop
Two afternoon sessions plus a panel and a reading from my new book.
Mouth to Mouth: Breathing Life into Persona Poems; How to Run a Literary Journal Panel
Fort Warden State Park
Port Townsend, WA
Saturday, June 26, 2010, 10:30am-4pm
Writing Workshop
Egress Studio
Bellingham, WA
Friday, June 25, 2010, 6pm
with Paul Fisher
Lucia Douglas Gallery
1415 13th St
Bellingham, WA
Thursday April 29, 2010, 7:30pm
Featured Poet along with Lorraine Healy
Open Books
2414 N. 45th St.
Seattle, WA
Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 8pm
Naugatuck River Review Poets Reading (during AWP)
Mercury Cafe, Denver, CO.
Friday, March 26, 2010, 7-10pm
EDGE Writers Program Reading
Jack Straw Productions
4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle

2009 Appearances

November 7, 2009, 2PM
Jack Straw Reading
Seattle Public Library
Microsoft Auditorim
1000 Fourth Ave
Seattle, WA
October 3-4, 2009
Write On The Sound Writer's Conference
Frances Anderson Center
700 Main St
Edmonds, WA
September 27, 2009, 3PM
Beyond Forgetting Anthology Reading
Eagle Harbor Books
157 Winslow Way East
Bainbridge Island, WA
September 19, 2009, 4:30PM
Jack Straw Reading
Hedgebrook
2197 Millman Road
Langley, WA
July 12-19, 2009
Centrum Port Townsend Writing Workshop
Two afternoon sessions plus individual manuscript consultation
The List Poem As Expression Of Obsession And Ecstasy; The Life of Poetry Panel
Fort Warden State Park
Port Townsend, WA
Friday, May 15, 2009, 7pm
Jack Straw Writers
May Reading Series
Fable, Art, & Soul
with Anna Bálint, Priscilla Long, Michael Magee
Jack Straw Productions
4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 2pm
Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer’s Disease
Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Avenue, Seattle
Saturday, April 18, 2009, All day
Workshop
Writing in the Garden of the Gods
Kiana Lodge
14976 Sandy Hook Rd. NE
Poulsbo, WA
Saturday, April 4, 2009, 2PM
with Betsy Aoki, Jane Alynn, Julene Tripp Weaver
Elliott Bay Books
101 South Main Street
Seattle, WA
Thursday, April 2, 2009, 7PM
Poetry Workshop: The Extraordinary in the Everyday (free)
Covington Public Library
27100 164th Ave. S.E.
Covington, WA
Thursday, February 12, 2009, 7PM
with Julene Tripp Weaver
Northwind Arts Alliance
2409 Jefferson Street
Port Townsend, WA

2008 Appearances

Saturday, November 22, 2008, 10AM
King's Books Poetry Marathon
with a cast of thousands
King's Books
218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA
Friday, Novemeber 7, 2008, 6:30PM
with Peter Ludwin
Skagit Valley Food Co-op
202 South First Street
Mount Vernon, WA
Thursday, November 6, 2008, 7PM
Zippy's Java Lounge
1804 Hewitt Ave
Everett, WA
Wednesday, September 10, 2008, 2PM
Seattle City Council
City Hall,
600 Fourth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA
Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 7PM
The Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Reading
with Nanch Pagh and others
Richard Hugo House
1634 Eleventh Ave
Seattle, WA
Saturday, July 12, 2008, 2PM
Featured Poet
Kent Cornucopia Days
Kent, WA
July 13-20, 2008
Centrum Port Townsend Writing Workshop
Two lectures: Start Your Own Chapbook Press and Organizing Your Poetry Manuscript
plus a Publisher's panel discussion
Port Townsend, WA
Saturday, April 19, 2008, 7:30 PM
Featured Poet
Redmond Assocation for the Spoken Word (RASP)
16540 NE 80th St
Redmond, WA
Thursday, April 17, 2008, 7:30 PM
WOM-PO Anthology Reading
The Women's Center at UW
Cunningham Hall on Steven’s Way
University of Washington, Seattle
Sunday, March 16, 2008, 3:00 PM
Featured Poet along with John Davis
Jewel Box Theater
Poulsbo, WA
Thursday, March 13, 2008, 7:00 PM
Featured Poet along with Carol Levin
Tougo Coffee
1410 18th Ave
Seattle, WA
February 20, 2008. 6:30 PM
Featured Poet
The Olympic Poetry Network
Traditions Fair Trade Cafe,
5th and Water St., Olympia WA
February 16, 2008, 7:00 PM
Stringtown 10th Anniversary Reading
Santoro's Books
7216 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA
February 9, 2008, 7:00 PM
Featured Poet along with Suma Subramaniam and Denise Calvetti Michaels
Ugly Mug Spoken Word
Ugly Mug Coffee House,
11425 Rainier Avenue S, Seattle
February 9, 2008, 11:00 AM
Auditorium, Bellevue Arts Museum,
510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue
Cascade Launch Reading by Washington Poets Association
January 22, 2008 7:30 PM
Featured Poet along with Kathleen Halme
Open Books
2414 N. 45th St.
Seattle, WA
Sunday, January 20, 2008, 4PM
Featured Poet along with Nancy Pagh
Village Books
1200 Eleventh Street
Bellingham, WA
Sunday, January 13, 2008, 4 PM
Featured Poet along with Deborah Woodard
Powell's Books on Hawthorne
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR

2007 Appearances

Saturday, December 1, 2007, 2 PM
Featured Poet along with Robert McNamara
Barnes & Noble, Northgate Mall
301 NE Northgate Way #1100
Seattle, WA
October 27, 2007 7PM
Featured Poet
Literary Landscapes
Hedgebrook
2197 Millman Road
Langley, WA
October 22, 2007 7PM
Featured Poet
P&G Speakeasy Café,
15614 Main St.,
Duvall WA
October 12, 2007 7PM
Featured Poet
Distinguished Writer's Series
King's Books
Tacoma, WA
October 11, 2007 7PM
Featured Poet
Cover to Cover Books
1817 Main Street
Vancouver, WA
April 28, 2007 3PM
MC - Burning Word Poetry Festival
Greenbank Farm
Whidbey Island, WA
April 21, 2007 1PM and 3PM
Seattle Poetry Festival
Richard Hugo House
Seattle, WA
March 16th, 2007 7PM
Featured Poet
Bookworm Exchange
Seattle, WA
February 28th-March 3rd, 2007
Atlanta AWP Conference
Book Room, signing and selling Dance From Inside My Bones