Sheri L. Wright - poet/photographer/editor/filmmaker
Kentuckiana Poetry Festival

Tim Faulkner Gallery
1512 Portland Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40203

I'm so honored to be read at this event with so many talented poets! Please drop by for a fun evening at a very cool venue.

Art and Antique Jubilee

Drop by the Howard Steamboat Museum on the weekend of May 24/25 for the Art and Antique Jubilee. I'll be there with my poetry and prints, plus sneak peeks on my forthcoming photo book, Off the Yellow Brick Road, from Acclaim Press. And I'll have a display on my documentary film, Tracking Fire, which chronicles an unsolved arson that claimed 32 lives - one of the worst tragedies in LGBT history in the U.S.

Date: May 24/25 2014
Time: Saturday 10-5pm/ Sunday 10-4pm
Location: 1101 E Market St, Jeffersonville, IN 47130

Forthcoming Photo Book 

I am absolutely thrilled to announce that my new book of photography, Off the Yellow Brick Road is now available for pre-order sale at Acclaim Press. This automotive collection is a journey through rust and renewal, abstractions discovered on the patina of rust and Detroit steel.

Workshop At Bon Air Library

Drop by for an informative evening of what makes a persona poem tick. What in the world is a persona poem, you ask? Check out this workshop for the answer and how to write one by participating in a few writing exercises. 

Date: March 29th
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Bon Air Library, 2816 Del Rio Place  Louisville, KY 40220

Stone Soup Poetry Series

Readers/Musicians: Bev Giammara, Selena McKraken, Carol Grossman and Thomas McShane.

Date: March 25th
Time: 5-7pm
Location: The Bard's Town,1801 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205

Stone Soup Poetry Series

Help us celebrate this newly-named poetry series at a great location, featuring amazing poets, an inspired menu and libations. 15 min. open-mic starts the show.

Readers include:

Christina Lovin: author of two chapbooks of poetry: What We Burned for Warmth and Little Fires, #55 in the New Women’s Voices Poetry Series (both, Finishing Line Press). Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Poet Lore, The Lyric, Harvard Summer Review, Diner, Hunger Mountain, Entelechy International, Missing Mountains: We went to the mountaintop but it wasn’t there, Susan B & Me, and many other journals and anthologies. 

Eric Sutherland: the creator and host of the Holler Poets Series,
Poets for Peace and Holler at the Tuska House. Has appeared throughout KY and NY, NY.

Jimmy Besseck: author of The Lead Standard, charismatic host of numerous reading and music events in the Louisville and Kentucky area. 

Aletha Fields: educator, activist and poet, Ms. Fields offers a dynamic performance of her writing, leaving audiences changing their personal perceptions.

Sheri L. Wright: author of five books of poetry, including the most recent, The Slow Talk Of Stones, by Finishing Line Press, the host of From The Inkwell, a one hour radio show dedicated to all things literary on CHRadio 1650am, live-streaming at 

Date: July 31
Time: 5-7pm
Location: The Bard's Town,1801 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205

Fandom Fest

I'm very thrilled to announce that I'll be a participating author in this year's gala. I have a surprise in store that I hope will amaze and astound you. Stop by my booth for the full effect. I have also been invited to speak on two panels: Friday, 7:00pm Panel Room B Podcasting and Radio Sunday, 9:00am Panel Room A Poetry and Song in Fiction.

Date: July 22-24
Location: Fern Valley Hotel

Homegrown Authors

Every Saturday morning at the Downtown Farmers Market, you can meet two authors, and discuss and purchase their respective books. Brought to you by the Carnegie Center for Literacy, the Lexington Farmers Market, and the Morris Book Shop.

Date: July 16th
Time: 9-12pm
Location: Cheapside between Main and Short Streets
Lexington, KY

Come join poets Sonja De Vries, myself and musician/singer/songwriter A Girl Named Earl for an evening of shennanigans at The Bard's Town. Books and CD's will be available for signing and purchase. Great food, drinks and a floor show - how's that for an evening!
Location: The Bard's Town 1801 Bardstown Rd. Louisville, KY 40205
Book Launch At The Bard's Town
Date: February 20th

I've been invited to read my poem that was accepted by Three Rooms Press for publication in their DADA Journal, on March 18th. I can't say how happy I am to have this opportunity. Many thanks to Green River Writers for helping to make this happen. 
Location: 29 Cornelia St. New York, NY 100014

Location: That Book Place, 337 Clifty Dr. Madison, Ind

Time: 7-9pm


What in the world is a persona poem? How do you write one? How do you slip on someone else's skin? Find out at my workshop where you will learn about persona poems by discussions and writing exercises.

Sundays Location - contact me via this website. 
Poetry Reading With Green River Writers
Date: Friday, November 5th
Reading At The Rud
Poet Ian Girdley is the author of Whiskey Still Burns as well as many others.
Sheila Joyce Pyle is a writer/musician/story-teller and educator whose performances have entranced audiences for many years.
Books will be available for signing and sale by the authors.
Location: The Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St. Louisville, KY, 40208
Time: 5:00 pm EST
Reading At Gallery 104
Date: Friday, October 1st
                                      and later that same evening..
Join me and a bucket load of writers, musicians and story tellers for an evening of shennanigans in a  benefit forThe Rudyard Kipling. This Louisville Landmark has been very generous in supporting local and regional artists. Now it's time to give back a little of that support. So grab a few bucks out of your pickle jar and head on down for an evening's worth of entertainment, food and drinks. And it's for a good cause. How can you go wrong with that?

Please join us at our next event!
Poetry Reading and Book Signing
Share an evening of words with me and other members of Green River Writers as we celebrate the release of many of our new books and favorite long-standing collections at The Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., July 9th from 7-9pm.
Have a poem to share? Arrive early to sign-up for 15 before main show.
Poetry and Book Reading
Date: July 11th
Time: 4:00 PM
2720 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, Ky. 40206
Come listen to poets Sherry Chandler, Alan Mckellar, Ed August and myself joined by non-fiction author DonRay Smith for an afternoon of words and humor.
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