Book Tour and Poetry Readings

To schedule events, book signings, readings and interviews, email Diane Frank at All times are for the local time zone.


Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:00 am to noon
Gold Country Writers
Bethlehem Lutheran Church

1279 High Street, Auburn CA

Diane Frank and Erik Ievins



Monday, July 30, 2018 - 7pm
Last Night Poetry Salon - San Francisco, CA
Diane Frank reads with Poets from the Blue Light Press Summer Workshop,
including Lisha Adela Garcia, Jennifer Lagier, Marsha Nelson, and Deborah Ramos,

who have recently been published by Blue Light Press
For details, RSVP to



Minneapolis / St. Paul Tour

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 10am to 4pm
Poetry Workshop with Diane Frank
Nature, Poetry and the Language of the Spirit
Topics covered include:
    * Wildness, meditative silence, leaping and light.
    * How to write a poem that is larger than you are.
    * Writing techniques to make your language sing.
    * Each participant is invited to bring 1 poem to workshop, for Diane's close attention.
To reserve your place contact:


Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 5 pm to 6:30 pm
Poetry Reading - Five Poets published by Blue Light Press
Diane Frank reads with KB Ballentine, Pat Barone, Helga Kidder, and Mary Kay Rummel
Magers & Quinn Booksellers
3038 Hennepin Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN



Saturday, Sept. 8: 7-9 pm.
Poetry / Cello - Diane Frank, Ellaraine Lockie and Erik Ievins
Open mic follows featured poets.
Frank Bette Center for the Arts
1601 Paru Street, Alameda, CA 94501


(Fall semester class)
Writers on Writing at San Francisco State University
Details will be posted soon.



New York City and Long Island Book Tour

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8pm
Diane Frank features with Lynn Cohen
Huntington Poetry Barn
Conklin House Museum, 2 High St, Huntington, New York
Hosted by George Wallace


Sunday, September 23, 2018
Poetry Reading at Molloy College
Diane Frank reads from Canon for Bears and Ponderosa Pines.  
1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY
Hosted by Barbara Novack


Monday, September 24, 8 pm.
Saturn Series Poetry Reading
Diane Frank features with Francine Witte
Location TBD
Open mic after the features.  
Hosted by Su Polo.


Wednesday, September 26 2018
Diane Frank reads with Lynn Cohen

Captree Commons, SUNY Suffolk.



Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:30 am. to 4:30 pm.
"The Journey from Poet to Author"
Workshop at the Mechanics Institute Library with the San Francisco Writers Conference
57 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94104

To Enroll:
Or contact Taryn Edwards:



Fairfield, Iowa Tour

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7 to 9 pm
Book Signing at the 1st Friday Art Walk, Icon Gallery 
Diane Frank will be in Bill’s Office, with both of her new books.
58 North Main Street ("On the Square") Fairfield, IA


Monday, November 5, 2018 - 7:45pm
Poetry Reading
MUM Library, North Lounge, Fairfield, Iowa
Diane Frank reads from her new book of poems, Canon for Bears and Ponderosa Pines
and from Letters from a Sacred Mountain Place: A Journey through the Nepal Himalayas