Reading at Xavier University of New Orleans Wednesday, Mar 9 2011 

Julie will be giving a poetry reading at 6:30 PM on Thursday, March 24, at Xavier University of New Orleans.  The reading will be held in the Xavier University Administration Building, Room 105.  The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.  Contact Dr. Biljana Obradovic at for more information.


Reading at Alexandria Museum of Art Wednesday, Mar 9 2011 

Julie will be giving a poetry reading at the Alexandria Museum of Art on Thursday, March 9, at 7 PM.  Sponsored by LSU-Alexandria’s 2011 Cavanaugh Lecture Series, the reading is free and open to the public.  The museum is located at 993 Main Street, Alexandria, Louisiana 71309; phone 318-443-3458 for more information.

Benefit Reading for KRVS, Lafayette, April 17 Monday, Apr 12 2010 

Together with Louisiana Poet Laureate Darrell Bourque and Louisiana poets Gail White, Kevin Meaux, Jack Bedell, and Ann Dobie, Julie will be reading her poetry at the upcoming Bookfair to benefit Public Radio station KRVS in Lafayette, Louisiana.  The poetry reading will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, April 17, at the Barnes & Noble Book Store (5705 Johnston Street, Lafayette, LA 70503).  Following the reading, there will be music by Trio del Rio and Michael Juan Nunez.  Call 337-989-4142 for more information.

West Chester University Reading, April 14 Wednesday, Mar 31 2010 

Julie Kane will be giving a poetry reading at West Chester University on Wednesday, April 14, at 7 PM.  The reading will take place at Poetry House, 823 S. High Street, West Chester, PA 19383.  Following the reading, she will be signing copies of Jazz Funeral, the winner of WCU’s 2009 Donald Justice Poetry Prize.  For more information, phone 610 436-3235.

AWP Events, Denver: April 8-10 Wednesday, Mar 31 2010 

Julie Kane’s reading and signing events at the 2010 AWP Conference in Denver, Colorado:

  • Thursday, April 8, 5:30-7:30 PM:  Prairie Schooner “Baby Boomer” group poetry reading, Common Grounds Coffee House, 1550 17th Street, Denver.
  • Friday, April 9, 12:30-1:30 PM:  Signing copies of Jazz Funeral at the Story Line Press/West Chester University Poetry Center table in the Book Fair.

Meadows Museum of Art March 21st Tuesday, Mar 2 2010 

Julie Kane and Ashley Mace Havird will be reading their poetry at the Meadows Museum of Art in Shreveport on Sunday, March 21, from 2 to 4 PM.  Following the reading, they will be signing copies of their books.  The Meadows Museum is located on the campus of Centenary College, 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, Louisiana 71104.  Admission is free and open to the public; phone 318 869-5040 for more information.

Louisiana Book Festival Reading, Oct. 17 Wednesday, Oct 14 2009 

On Saturday, October 17, from 12 to 1:15 PM in Baton Rouge, Julie will be reading with an incredible lineup of Louisiana poets, including ZACHARY RICHARD (famed as a Cajun musician, he is also an accomplished French-language poet, with many books published in Canada).  Others on the bill are PETER COOLEY, MARTHA SERPAS, Louisiana Poet Laureate DARRELL BOURQUE, and SADDI KHALI.  We’ll be in Senate Committee Room E of the State Capitol.  The event is part of the Louisiana Book Festival, a daylong affair with lots of readings and talks by writers like Rick Bragg and Ernest Gaines.  Y’all come!

“Young at Heart” Reading Wednesday, Aug 5 2009 

Julie will be reading from Jazz Funeral at the monthly “Young at Heart” book discussion luncheon of the First United Methodist Church in Natchitoches, Louisiana.  The reading will take place at 11 am on Wednesday, August 5, in Bostick Hall of the church, 411 Second Street.  The event is open to the public; call (318) 357-8296 for more information.