DEC 13, 2017  The Oakdale Community (Prison) Choir will give its public concert on this date. To attend, go to and sign up.

AUG 13, Unitarian Universalist Society of Iowa City. I’ll be giving the sermon this Sunday in the series “Love is a muscle; how do you exercise yours?” and will speak about my experience in the One Spirit Interspiritual Counseling Training program. “Deep Listening, Compassionate Presence, Soulful Inquiry.”

JULY 29, Lammasfest, Lake McBride, IA. I’ve been asked to provide the music for this harvest festival/conference. I’ll be performing Bengali devotional songs (Prabhat Samgiit) and some Community Sing songs, along with violinist Natalie Brown.

JUNE 28, Path of Bliss meditation and kiirtan retreat, Kansas City, MO.

JUNE 10, Village Fire Singing Festival, Decorah, IA. In addition to enjoying singing and learning new songs, I’ll give a talk on singing in the Oakdale Choir with people in prison.

APRIL 22, 9:30 a.m., Reading and yoga at Wonder of Words Festival, Des Moines Public Library.

APRIL 6, 6 p.m. Featured “social justice” reader at Faith United Congregational Church, Iowa City.

MARCH 18, 2 p.m. Reading at The Golden Notebook, Woodstock, New York.

MARCH 13, 2017, 7 p.m. Reading at One Spirit Learning Alliance, New York City.


DEC 6, 9 a.m. Interview on WDRT, Viroqua.

AUG 31, 7 p.m. Reading at Driftless Books, Viroqua, WI.

MAR 29, On-line interview with The Monk Dude, Conversations on Love, Wisdom and Creativity.

MAR 1, 2016 Speaking to a writing class at Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, IA.

OCT 24, 2015, Two events in Kalamazoo, MICH.

SEPT 27, 2015, 1 p.m., Reading, Beaverdale Books, Des Moines, IA

SEPT 2-4, Retreat, Madison, WIS.

JUNE 25-JULY 2, 2015 Path of Bliss Retreat, William Jewell College, Kansas City, MO.

APR 20, 2015 Prairiewoods Retreat Center, Hiawatha, IA, 7-80 p.m. A special presentation: MUSIC, MYSTICISM AND MEMOIR.

OCT 30, 2014 Silver Spring, Maryland, reading, music.

OCT 15, Journey Church, Coralville, IA, 5:30 p.m., reading, music, discussion.

OCT 2, Mankato State University, Minn, 12 p.m.

SEPT 30, 2014, Waldorf College, Forest City, IA, 7 p.m.


APRIL 26, New Bo Bookstore, Cedar Rapids, IA, 2 p.m.

APRIL 19, Small Press Book Fair, Coralville Public Library, Coralville, IA, 1-4 p.m.


MARCH 21, Desert Yoga Studio, Phoenix, AZ, 7 p.m.

MARCH 16, Eastwind Bookstore, Berkeley, CA, 3 p.m.

MARCH 14, Open Secret Bookstore, San Rafael, CA, 7:30 p.m.

JAN. 13, Institute of Noetic Sciences, Bettendorf, IA   7 p.m.


DEC. 17, The Center, Iowa City, 1 p.m.

DEC. 5, The Book Cellar, Lincoln Square, Chicago, 7 p.m.


OCT. 13, Iowa City Book Festival, Beadology, Iowa City, IA. 2:30 p.m.

OCT. 12, Iowa City Yoga Festival, Iowa City, IA, Reading and music.

AUG. 22, Conscious Living Center, Iowa City, IA, Reading and music.

AUG 14, Radiant Om Yoga, Des Moines (Windsor Heights), IA, Reading and music.


JUNE 15, Revelations Bookstore, Fairfield, IA, Reading.

JUNE 1, Accent on Books, Asheville, NC, reading.

MAY 29, Ananda Marga Jagrti, Asheville, NC, Reading.

MAY 10, Dragonfly Bookstore, Decorah, Iowa, Reading.

MAY 6, Prairie Lights Bookstore, Iowa City. Reading.

APRIL 8-10, Readings at Yoga Center in Urbana, Ill, and Urbana Public Library.

MARCH 9, Kanner-Whittaker Home, Cleveland Heights, Ohio. House party, reading, music.

MARCH 12, Converging Paths Meditation Center, Sandusky, Ohio. Book reading, Sacred Music, Kiirtan.

MARCH 14, Mac’s Backs Bookstore, Coventry, Cleveland, Ohio. Book reading and signing, Sacred Music performance.

APRIL 1, Decorah, Iowa. Possible event.

APRIL 6, Living Yoga Center, Urbana, Illinois. Reading, Sacred music performance, kiirtan?

APRIL 8, possible reading in Champaign, Illinois.


The publication date for “Curve of the World” is set tentatively for Feb. 1. Watch for a book release party in Iowa City some time in February!

You can get your copy of "Curve of the World" at the following outlets: Direct from the publisher, Bottom Dog Press, or at