contact:

for inquiries, readings, invitations to facilitate workshops, and all other manner of correspondence, please email lsamblanet8 at gmail dot com.

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upcoming events and publications:

  • soon, a short film by usama alshaibi, co-written by usama and myself, will have its chicago premiere at the chicago underground film festival

  • dream pop press will be publishing 5 poems from my manuscript, alien reincarnation, in december 2022.

upcoming workshops/teaching events:

recent publications:

past readings:

 

  • anthology poetry collective virtual reading | november 14, 2021

  • bedfellows Magazine Presents: The Little Black Book! at the virtual 215 festival | may 12, 2021

  • art of storytelling: leftwich, samblanet, torres | with yvette torres and hillary leftwich​ | denver, co | october 2019

  • pro fana 4: pop up popsicle party for cool community | with steven dunn and levi bentley​ | denver, co | august 2019

  • bedfellows launch party | philadelphia, pa | october 2018

  • secret arts society reading | longmont, co | march 2018

  • random name poetry series |  with alexa smith and chris gullo| philadelphia, pa | may 2017

  • barn swallow poetry bbq | with zack arrington | ardmore, pa | may 2017​

  • mla offsite reading at the rotunda | philadelphia, pa | january 2017

  • jubilant thicket reading series | with lauren yates and sonia as ryan | philadelphia, pa | august 2016

  • charmed instruments reading series | with ryan eckes  | philadelphia, pa | june 2016   

  • vassar review release party | poughkeepsie, ny | may 2016

  • “poetry in collaboration” panel at CU Literary Buffs Conference | boulder, co | february 2014

  • cu undergraduate reading | boulder, co | may 2013

  • bouldering poets reading series | boulder, co | august 2012

 

past performances:

 

  • body presses: a collaboration with skye hughes | black box theater, boulder, co | december 2013

past workshops/teaching events:

  

art shows:

 

  • the spot’s annual art show | boulder, co | january 2013

  • r.a.w. artists | boulder, co | july 2012