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Events: Readings


Reading: Zoom, Sat. Feb. 27, 2020.

1 A.M. PST; 2 P.M. EST.

To join Ann and other readers, email Michael Czarnecki at  To order book: PO Box 68 Kanona, New York 14856 607-566-3881

Reading: Soul Food Via Zoom

7 p.m., Thursday, Oct 15, 2020

Linera Lucas and Ann Spiers plus Open Mic


March 9-10, 2019, 10-6

Volcano Blue, Artist Book, May Day Press

Design/Letterpress: Catherine Michaelis, Linoleum cut: Kim Newall, Poems: Ann Spiers.

DogEar: A Celebration of Artist’s Books, Printmaking & Paper Arts

Open Sesame! The Magic of Artist’s Books Revealed     Free

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA)

550 Winslow Way E., Bainbridge Island, WA

Short Walk from Ferry Landing.

A festival of all things related to artist’s books, printmaking, and paper-arts, a joyous explosion celebrating the book arts. Upstairs the galleries showcase a world-class exhibition of Artist’s Books, a visually stunning survey of this unusual art form, while downstairs the museum is transformed with artisan tables, paper-arts vending, and interactive programs.

Volcano Blue

Lit Crawl, Reading for Vashon LitCon

Friday, April 12, 2019, 2-5 p.m.

Vashon LitCon is a four-day celebration of literary arts happening at Vashon Center for the Arts and other Vashon Island venues on April 11-14, 2019. This literary conference features workshops, lectures, Lit Crawl, panels, Children’s and Teen’s LitCon (Saturday), performances, visual art. Activities for all-ages are designed for writers and those who love to read.

Ann reads from her manuscript Back Cut, poems in two voices, Copalis Beach, clam digging post WWII.

Clam diggers, Copalis Beach

Poetry + Photography/ Reading + Art Opening

Lexicon of Light

Friday, April 5, 2019, 6 p.m.

Vashon Center for the Arts

19600 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon Island

The Lexicon of Light integrates the storytelling power of poetry and photography. Inspired by the poems, the photographs’ imagery interplays with the poems. Created by Vashon Islanders, both photos and poems are displayed side by side.