January 13 - 29
Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities
Southern Pines, NC

Events and Readings

January 12 ~ 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Belle Meade at St. Joseph of the Pines
Belle Meade Clubhouse, Fordham Room

I will be reading from my memoir in progress

April 2 ~ Noon
16th Annual Spring Literary Festival
Western Carolina University
A.K. Hinds University Center Theater
WCU campus
Cullowhee, NC

I will be reading with the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Series student poets Morgan Guynn, Karen Jackson, Victoria Tran and Donna Glee Williams 

Gilbert-Chappell Readings with student poets:

April 9 ~ 6 p.m. 
Macon County Library
149 Siler Farm Road, Franklin, NC 28734
Reading with Morgan Guynn

April 10 ~ 7 p.m.
Jackson County Library
310 Keener Street
Sylva, NC 28779 
Reading with Donna Glee Williams

April 12 ~ 2 p.m. 
Henderson County Library 
301 N. Washington St.
Hendersonville, NC
Reading with Karen Jackson

April 17 ~ 5:30 p.m.
Marianna Black Library
33 Fremont St.
Bryson City, NC
Reading with Victoria Tran

April 28 ~ 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Poetry in Plain Sight, Live!
Art for Art's Sake (AFAS) Building
630 N. Liberty St.
Winston-Salem, NC
Reading with other poets whose poems have been on display in storefronts in Winston-Salem last April and this spring. 

May 20 ~ 2 p.m.
"A River Runs Through Them"
Caldwell Arts Gallery
Upstairs Gallery
601 College Ave. SW
Lenoir, NC 28645

Reading with Bud Caywood, Bill Griffin and Nancy Posey. 
This is a fundraiser for the Caldwell Arts Council and a limited edition chapbook with poems from the four of us will be available for purchase.

July 20-22 ~ 9:45 a.m.
North Carolina Writers Conference
Carthage, NC
Panel discussion "Writing to Play" on Saturday, July 21. I'll be participating in a panel discussion moderated by Howard L. Craft with Barbara Presnell, Nathan Ross Freeman, and June Guralnick.

 March 7 ~ 3-4 p.m. 
Litchfield Tea & Poetry Series
Waccamaw Neck Library
41 St. Paul Place
Pawley's Island, SC 29585

I'll be reading poems from my books and new work and offer a few tidbits of advice about writing poetry. There will also be time for Q&A. The event is free and open to the public.


For readings or workshops email patriviereseel@yahoo.com
photo by Jim Lundy
 East Bay Meeting House, Charleston, SC

photo by Ed Seel
Pat reading at Malaprop's, Asheville, NC