Michael Beadle

poet • author • writer-in-residence

Upcoming Events:


2020


Aug. 13, 2020 — online poetry reading with Adrian Rice (Press53) @ 7 p.m. EST


Sept. 10, 2020 (6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. EST) — "The Art of the Ode" (online poetry workshop through Press53) 

 

• Oct. 1, 2020 — reading with flash fiction author Robert Scotellaro and his book What Are the Chances (Press53, 2020)        @9 p.m. EST


• Oct. 2, 2020 — storyteller for Wake Forest Ghost Tour (downtown Wake Forest, NC) 6 - 9 p.m.


• Oct. 9, 2020 — storyteller for Wake Forest Ghost Tour (downtown Wake Forest, NC) 6 - 9 p.m.


• Oct. 15, 2020 — online poetry workshop with Duke Writers Collective (Duke University) 6-7p.m.


• Oct. 16, 2020 — storyteller for Wake Forest Ghost Tour (downtown Wake Forest, NC) 6 - 9 p.m.


• Oct. 23, 2020 — storyteller for Wake Forest Ghost Tour (downtown Wake Forest, NC) 6 - 9 p.m.


• Oct. 26-30, 2020 — virtual poet-in-residence for 4th-grade classes at Carpenter Elem. School (Cary, NC)


• Oct. 30, 2020 — storyteller for Wake Forest Ghost Tour (downtown Wake Forest, NC) 6 - 9 p.m.


• Nov. 2, 4-6, 9, 2020 — virtual poet-in-residence for 4th-grade classes at Jeffreys Grove Elem. School    (Raleigh, NC) 


• Nov. 16-20, 2020 — virtual poet-in-residence for 4th-grade classes at Oak Grove Elem. School (Raleigh, NC)


• Nov. 30 - Dec. 4, 2020 — virtual poet-in-residence for 4th-grade classes at Oak Grove Elem. School (Raleigh, NC)


• Jan. 11-15, 2021 — virtual poet-in-residence for 4th-grade classes at Pleasant Grove Elem. School (Raleigh, NC)


• Feb. 22-26, 2021 — virtual poet-in-residence for 5th-grade classes at Ballentine Elem. School (Fuquay-Varina, NC)


• March 1-5, 2021 — virtual poet-in-residence for 5th-grade classes at Douglas Elem. School (Raleigh, NC)


• March 8-12, 2021 — virtual poet-in-residence for 4th-grade classes at North Forest Pines Elem. School (Raleigh, NC)




Due to the current outbreak of 

COVID-19, I have shifted to online workshops, residencies and performances. 


To learn more about the poetry performances and creative writing workshops and residencies I offer, click on "Services" at the top of this page or go to the Artists Directory of the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County.


See below for a series of free videos on YouTube that feature poetry performances and creative writing exercises.


Here's a sample of some of my performance poetry...  


• "Alligator Cafe"


• "You'll Never Catch Me"


• "3...2...1"


And writing ideas...


Tips for Writer's Block


Feel free to email me for sample poems, writing tips and creative ideas you can use and share. 


Stay safe, be kind and write on!




To order any of my books or my Kaboom CD or to learn more information about my workshops, performances, and residencies, email me at... 


[email protected]