Schedule & Events



Coming soon- 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.

Coming soon – workshops:

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

~ 2016 Calendar ~


Friday, January 15 – guest radio interview at WDDE, Delaware’s NPR station, to discuss the Delaware Division of the Art’s Fellowship program and other topics. The weekly spot called “The Green” (3:00 p.m. Fridays, 2:00 p.m. Sundays) is a radio magazine to discuss events, ideas, and issues important to Delaware listeners. The interview can be heard here.

Friday, January 15 – Create a Vision Board for 2106 workshop at Newark Arts Alliance. Under the guidance of Delaware artist Carol Mauer, this Girls Night Out series present a unique opportunity to gather with women, create art, and enjoy wine, cheese, and conversation…a grown-up playgroup for women ages 21 and over.

Delaware Fun A Day – “Fun-A-Day is a community-centric art project and show that happens in cities all over the country each year – including Delaware! Participants choose a project and produce one piece of artwork every day for an entire month. The resulting pieces create a narrative outlining each artist’s journey throughout the month.”


Saturday, Feb. 27 – Cape Henlopen Anthology Reading, Newark Arts Alliance, Newark,  DE


Sunday, March 20: A Writers Workshop. A casual and creative discussion on creative nonfiction, writing goals & planning, and a Q&A on publishing and submissions. At the Kirkwood Library Community Room, 6000 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE. Free and open to the public, no registration necessary. 1:00-4:00 p.m..

March 28 – April 11: Necessary Parts Online Course through Sisters in Crime Great Unpublished (Guppy) chapter

Thursday, March 31 – Cape Henlopen Anthology Reading, Wesley College,  Dover, De


April 3 (Sunday) – Delaware Division of the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship Reading, Maggie Rowe and Ramona DeFelice Long, at the Judge Morris Estate, White Clay Creek Park in Newark, Delaware, 1:00-3:00 p.m. For more information, see here.

April 7 – 9: The Write Stuff Conference, an annual writers’ conference presented by the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group, Bethlehem, PA

Saturday,  April 9: Cape Henlopen Anthology Reading, Zwaanendael Museum,  Lewes, De

Saturday, April 16: Authors & Audiences event, to celebrate National Library Week, Kent County Public Library, Dover, De

Friday, April 22: Women of Substance conference, A Conference Just for Women, Neumann University, Aston, Pa.


Friday thru Sunday, May 20 – 22: Pennwriters Annual Conference, Lancaster, PA – I will be presenting workshops on The Opening Promise and True to Character


Friday, June 17 – Old New Castle County Courthouse Literary Reading, New Castle, De


Sundays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 – The Care and Planning of a Novel multi-week writing workshop through the Newark Arts Alliance’s summer art class series. A complete novel manuscript or a work in progress would be best for this course.