2013 and 2014

May 18
Bouldering Poets
Trident Book Store
Boulder, CO

October 12
The So & So Series
Oak City Cycling
Raleigh, NC

November 8
Counterpath Bookstore
Denver, CO

November 10
Innisfree Bookstore
Boulder, CO

May 27, 2014
Hemmingway's Reading Series
Pittsburgh, PA


Saturday, June 30, 4pm
Black Lawrence Press Reading
Bowery Poetry Club
New York, NY
with Erica Wright and Sarah Suzor
$7 cover

Wednesday, April 4, 7 - 9pm
"Smoke and Mirrors"
Yellow Pine Reading Series
Wild Sage Community House
1650 Zamia Avenue, Boulder, CO
with Malinda Miller and Clarissa Cutrell

Friday, March 2, 5-6pm
Binge Binge at AWP
The Green Door Tavern
678 North Orleans, Chicago, IL


Saturday, June 25, 12 - 7pm
Project Hello
RedLine Gallery
2350 Arapahoe Street, Denver, CO

Tuesday, June 28, 7pm
Poets in Nassau
Bellmore Public Library
2288 Bedford Avenue, Bellmore, NY

Wednesday, June 29, 6pm
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street
New York, NY
Angelo Verga and Michele Battiste

Thursday, July 12, 7:30pm
Boulder Bookstore
1107 Pearl Street, Boulder, CO

Thursday, August 4, 7pm
Innisfree Poetry Bookstore and Cafe
1203 13th Street, Boulder, CO

(previous readings in 2011)
Thursday, March 24, 7pm
Year of the Poet
Matter Bookstore/Wolverine Farm Publishing
144 N. College Avenue, inside The Bean Cycle, Fort Collins, CO
Stacy Kidd, Aby Kaupang and Michele Battite

Stratford Park Reading Series
3030 O'Neal Parkway, Boulder, CO
Tuesday, March 1, 7:30pm
Jenny Heath, Ellen Orleans and Michele Battiste
Reception to follow the reading (read: free wine!)
A donation is requested

Photo by Dan Wilcox

The Umbrella Factory Reading Series
Thursday, November 18, 7:30
Fluid Coffee Bar
Michele is reading with poets Julie Carr and Julia Cohen.

University of Colorado Reading Series
Thursday, September 30, 7pm
University of Colorado at Boulder, Hale Hall
Michele is reading with J. Michael Martinez

AWP Readings
Black Lawrence Press Party and Reading
Friday, April 9
7:30 party starts, 8:30 reading
Lola, 1575 Boulder Street, Denver.
The Black Lawrence Party goes to 11pm, so come for the reading, stay for the margaritas! Michele will be reading with Abayomi Animashaun, Hayden Saunier and Paul Kilgore.

Colorado Writers Read
Saturday, April 10
5:30 - 7:30
Denver Press Club, 1330 Glenarm Place, Denver.
The amazing line-up for this reading includes: Matthew Cooperman, Mark DuCharm, Stephen Graham Jones, Steven Hayward, Aby Kaupang, John-Michael Rivera, Matthias Svalina,
Laura Wright, Jake Adam York

Pittsburgh Tour with Leslie McIlroy
"A House Called Art" Benefit for the Homeless Children's Education Fund
Sunday, June 20, 7pm (That's right. Take your dad out for some music and poetry for Father's Day.)
The Shadow Lounge, 5972 Baum Boulevard
Another great line-up, and for a great cause: Leslie McIlroy & Don Bertschman (poetry & music), Justin Vicari (poet), Fernando Furnace (music), and Eve Goodman & John Caldwell (music).

Hemingway's Summer Poetry Series
Tuesday, June 22, 7pm
Hemingway's Cafe, 3911 Forbes Avenue
Michele and Leslie will be reading with Arlan Hess and Michael Schneider.

Moon & River Cafe, Schenectady, NY
Friday, June 19, 6:30 pm
Come check out Michele, great food, and a cosy independent cafe in the the heart of downtown Schenectady. Moon & River is located at 115 South Ferry Street.

Dan Wilcox' Poetry Salon
Friday, May 22, 7 pm
This invitation-only salon will be hosted by Dan Wilcox in his Albany, NY home. For more information, contact Michele directly on the contact page.

An Evening of Poetry and Music
Sunday, May 17, 6 pm
Michele will be the guest poet at this event featuring poet Barry Wallenstein and musicians Vincent Chancey and Serge Pesce. An Evening of Poetry and Music will be held at Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia Street in the West Village.

The 37th Annual Spring Poetry Festival
Friday, May 15, 2:30 - 5 pm
The Poetry Festival is held at the City College of New York, Aaron Davis Hall, 135th Street and Convent Avenue.

Starting Today: Poems for the First 100 Days, NYU Creative Writing Program Reading Series
Friday, April 24, 5:30 pm
The NYU Reading Series is held at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 58 West 10th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues.

The Perch Literary Reading Series
Perch Cafe
Tuesday, April 14, 7:30 pm

The Perch Literary Reading Series is held at the Perch Cafe, 365 5th Avenue (at 5th Street), Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Autism Walks Benefit Event
Waltz Cafe
Thursday, March 26, 8pm
Michele will be performing along with three other bands at this fundraiser to benefit Walk Now for Autism. Donated items will be available for sale, and all proceeds benefit Austism Walks. $5 donation at the door.

Photo by Steven Swanson