Schedule & Events

~ 2017 Schedule and Events ~

Saturday, Feb. 11: Dover Art League WAM Cafe Reading

Saturday, March 25:  Writers Workshop at Judge Morris Estate

Monday – Thursday, April 3-6:  Mindful Writers Retreat

Saturday, April 8:  Philadelphia Writing Workshop

Friday-Sunday, May 19-21: Pennwriters Conference

Monday-Sunday, June 5-11: Writing Residency/Retreat, Franciscan Spiritual Center, Neumann University

Saturday, June 24 Wilmington Writers Conference – The Art of Words

Friday, August 4 – Wilmington First Friday Art Loop – Philadelphia Stories reading at the Delaware Contemporary.

Sunday-Sunday, August 6-13 – Building A Character (online workshop)

Sunday-Sunday, Sept 17-Oct 1: Story Arcs (online workshop)

Monday-Thursday, October 16-19: Mindful Writers Retreat



Exhibitions and readings:

August 5 through October 23, 2016: The annual Award Winners exhibition at the Biggs Museum of American Art features the talent of the Delaware Division of the Arts 2016 Individual Artist Fellows. I am happy to have my work included in this exhibition.

Friday, August 19: The 9th Lewes Creative Writers’ Conference will open with an evening of reading by 2016 Literature Fellows Ramona DeFelice Long, Sherry Gage Chappelle, Lisa Dill, and Abby Millager on Friday, August 19 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

 Wednesday, September 21: “Suds, Ciders, and Stories” literary salon will feature readings by several 2016 Delaware Division of Arts Literature fellows at the Biggs Museum on Wednesday, September 21, from 6-7:30 p.m.

Saturday, October 1: Reception and Awards Ceremony at the Biggs Museum of American Art to recognize by 2016 Delaware Division of the Arts’ 2016 Award Winners XVI. Literature fellows Ramona DeFelice Long, Siobhan Carroll, and Abby Millager will read from their work, followed by a trombone performance by Music Fellow Bruce Tychinski.


Saturday, October 8, 11:00 – 1:00 p.m – How to Prepare for an Intensive Month of Writing – This workshop offers tips for writers planning to participate in National Novel Writing Month in November. Newark Free Library.

Saturday, October 29 – 3:00 p.m. – The Writing Hour. How to establish a regular and productive writing habit, one hour at a time. Kent County Library, Dover, DE.



Delaware Literary Reading Series:

     February 27 at Newark Arts Alliance, Newark

     April 9 at Zwaanendael Museum, Lewes

     June 17 at New Castle Court House Museum, Old New Castle

     October 9 at John Dickinson Plantation, Dover


1st Saturday of each month:  Writers Breakfast Meeting, Panera’s, Wilmington, De

1st Tuesday of each month: Open Mic, Newark Arts Alliance, Newark, De

2nd Monday of each month – Writing as Healing, Christiana Care Wellness Program, Newark, De