selected commissions

selected curatorial and editorial projects

  • Poems inspired by Heinrich Heine and Robert Schumann’s Dichterliebe adapted into lyrics produced by Boston Opera Collaborative, 2021
  • Suite of poems for The Meeting House project created by Sam Durant in The Trustees of Reservations Art & The Landscape Series, presented with  Kevin Young, Robin Coste Lewis, and Tisa Bryant in Concord, MA, September 2016
  • “Let in the Light,” poetic work to commemorate grand opening of Central Library, Boston Public Library, presented in Boston, July 2016
  • “Instructions in Times of Emergency,” poetic work for The Nocturnes Project: Music of Night (created and directed by Rob Dobson) presented in Boston and Newton, MA, June 2016
  • “From this Promontory, a Panorama,” poetic work for 125th anniversary celebration of the Trustees of Reservations, presented in Cambridge, MA, June 2016
  • Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston’s Black Mountain College Exhibition, Theater Piece No. 1 Project. Curated poetry events accompanying historic and major exhibition.  ICA/Boston, Fall/Winter 2015-16
  • Boston City Hall Reading to celebrate winners of Boston Mayor’s Poetry Contest. Conceived of and curated reading presenting work of 20+ Boston-based writers. Boston City Hall, April 2015, April 2016, April 2017, April 2018
  • Raining Poetry, a Boston-based public art project with poetry appearing on city streets when it rains. Curated poetry and identified Boston neighborhoods for installations, a collaboration of City of Boston Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture and Mass Poetry, 2016-2017  
  • Editor, Spring 2015 Poetry issue, Solstice Magazine, Issue 5, presenting work of 25 formally innovative poets, Spring 2015
  • Editor, with Patrick Sylvain, special section on contemporary Haitian literature, Compost Magazine, Issue 5, with “The Valley’s Signposts: Haitian Art and Literature,” 1995

selected collaborations

  • Poetry included in Know No, an immersive music and visual installation by Maria Finkelmeir performed at the Boston Center for the Arts/Cyclorama, March 2017
  • Poem “Walden Woods” included in installation by Sam Durant (multimedia artist) in Los Angeles, CA, January 2017
  • Poems set to music and performed by musicians of Women’s Musician Network Concert, Berklee College of Music (Boston), November 2016
  • 2016 City of Boston Public Space Invitational Grant for Real People, Real Stories: Mattapan  Photography/Poetry Project with Jennifer Waddell. Exhibition in 2018.
  • Poems set to music by Lucy Holfstedt, Professor of Music, Berklee College of Music, performed by composer and Berklee singers/students (Boston), June 2016
  • “Poem for the Poorest Country in the Western Hemisphere” on the Boston MBTA (subways); Mass Poetry Poetry on the T project, 2016