Michael Beadle

poet • author • writer-in-residence

Upcoming Events:


2020


• Oct. 23, 2020 — storyteller for "Spirits of Wake Forest" Haunted History 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. 31, 2020 — storyteller for "Spirits of Wake Forest" Haunted History 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 Swift Creek Elem. School (Raleigh, NC)

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

• Dec. 7-11, 2020 — virtual poet-in-residence for 5th-grade classes at Brooks Museums Magnet Elem. School (Raleigh, NC)

• Dec. 14-18, 2020 — virtual poet-in-residence for 4th-grade classes at Oak Grove Elem. School (Raleigh, NC)

2021


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

• Jan. 25-29, 2021 — virtual poet-in-residence for 6th-grade classes at Magellan Charter School (Raleigh, NC)

• Feb. 8-12, 2021 — virtual poet-in-residence for 4th-grade classes at Fuller GT Magnet 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)

• March 15-19, 2021 — virtual poet-in-residence for 5th-grade classes at Joyner Magnet Elem. School (Raleigh, NC)

• April 19-23, 2021 — virtual poet-in-residence for 5th-grade classes at Wiley Elem. School (Raleigh, NC)

• April 26-30, 2021 — virtual poet-in-residence for 5th-grade classes at Stough 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


Shantangaroo (rhyming activity)


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]