Poetry Readings

Perpetual Care photography exhibition at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

Creole Gallery, Lansing, MI


The Poetry Foundation, “Keep Out” by Maggie Messitt

The Electrical Worker, Who We Are: Boston Member’s Book Shines Light on Women in the Trades

Colorlines review and slideshow, On Equal Terms exhibition NYC

Boston Globe, On Equal Terms exhibition Brandeis University

New York Times, April 26, 1998, review of We’ll Call You If We Need You & Pioneering


Mass Poetry, May 16, 2018

Cornell Press podcast, April 9, 2018

Progressive Radio, interview by Matt Rothschild, Madison, WI, May 2, 2011


McClatchy Tribune Op Ed, April 7, 2013, Women in trades careers still waiting for fairness.

Women in trades still waiting for fairness The Progressive, Apr 3, 2013

Truth to Tell, Minnesota Radio, Feb 25, 2013

McClatchy-Tribune Op-Ed, Labor Day, 2012, Gender discrimination in the construction trades

U.S. Department of Labor, April 8, 1998, Public Lecture. Alexis Herman, Secretary, Department of Labor and Author Susan Eisenberg

Sample Chapter of We’ll Call You If We Need You

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Sat. April 27, 3:30-5pm
Stanley’s Girl / We’ll Call You / On Equal Terms
School St. Sessions
Omni Parker House Hotel
60 School St. Boston, MA 02108

May 15 – TBA
Gallery Exhibition, ON EQUAL TERMS:
Tradeswomen Forward into Our Fifth Decade

815 16th St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005

lobby open: Mon-Fri 9 am – 6:30 pm

Tues. June 18, 6 pm
Truro Public Library
7 Standish Way, North Truro, MA  02652

Fri, Feb 8, 7:30pm
Poetry reading, Chapter & Verse
Loring-Greenough House
12 South St. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Sat. April 13, 2pm
Poetry Reading, Stanley’s Girl
Provincetown Public Library
356 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA 02657


Wednesday, May 2, 6pm
Book talk
CLUW National Leadership Conference

Friday, June 8, 1pm
Luncheon speaker
IBEW International Women’s Conference

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 6-8pm
Book Talk: Stanley’s Girl & We’ll Call You
The Worker Institute at Cornell University

Tues, Sept. 11, 7pm
Newton Free Library Poetry Series
reading with Donna Stein & David Blair
330 Homer St.Newton, MA 02459

Sat., Oct. 13, 10:15-11:45am
Book Reading/Signing + Online Exhibition
Women Build Nations Conference

Thurs., Nov. 15, 6:30-8pm
Stanley’s Girl / We’ll Call You / On Equal Terms
Boston Public Library, JP Branch
30 South Street / Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Monday, Nov. 19, 8pm
Stanley’s Girl, reading w David Gewanter
Blacksmith House Poetry Series
56 Brattle St. / Cambridge, MA 02138