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Bill Glose
SCHEDULING APPEARANCES Bill Glose is available to teach workshops, speak to organizations, or perform at public events. To schedule him for your event, contact by phone (757-243-1785), e-mail ([email protected]), or post (24 Oakwood Drive, #102, Yorktown VA 23693).


EVENTS WHERE BILL IS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR



2024 Appearances

Oct 7 to Oct 11
(specific date and time TBD)

ODU Literary Festival
Reading/Q&A/Book Signing
4600 University Theater
Hampton Boulevard
Norfolk, VA

June 8
Noon-4 p.m.
All the Ruined Men Reading & Book Signing
Turn the Page Bookshop
5707 Richmond Road, Suite 40
Williamsburg, VA

May 15
6-7:30 p.m.

Carole Weinstein Author Series
Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA

April 10
6 p.m.
Author Q&A
Library of Virginia Book Club


Feb 25
2 p.m.
"Life of a Paratrooper" talk & Book Signing
Poquoson Public Library
500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson, VA

February 24
2:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Williamsburg Book Festival
Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary St., Williamsburg

January 2
Poetry Society of Virginia Newsletter Interview
Interview conducted by Miko Marsh



2023 Appearances

December 8
8:30 p.m.
Author Q&A
Washington D.C. Book Club


December 2
2 p.m.
Reading & Signing
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
12170 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News

Nov 9-11 Hampton Roads Writer's Conference
Teaching 4 classes: "Writing for Magazines," "Borrowing from Real Life," "Crafting a Cohesive Collection,"and "Ekphrastic Poetry."
Held at Holiday Inn Conference Center
5655 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach

Oct 14
6-9:30 p.m.

Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA

Oct 7-8 In the Company of Laureates

Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge Campus
2645 College Drive, Woodbridge, VA

September 7
10 a.m.
Expressive Arts Class
McLeod Tyler Wellness Center
College of William & Mary

August 11
7:00 p.m.
Summer Poetry for PSV: Laureates and Friends
Hosted by Kathleen Decker
and the Poetry Society of Virginia via Zoom

August 6
9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Forum
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula
13136 Warwick Blvd., Newport News

Every Wednesday:
July 26-Aug 16
6:00-8:30 p.m.
The Fundamentals of Poetry

A 4-week class for veterans
Held at The Virginia War Memorial
621 S. Belvidere St., Richmond

June 22 & 29
5 - 7:30 p.m.
Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

Hosted by WriterHouse via Zoom

June 15
10 a.m.
"Vets to Execs" program
McLeod Tyler Wellness Center
College of William & Mary

May 20
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Book Signing

Finley's General Store
23305 Sugar Hill Rd.
Carrollton, VA 23314

May 6
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Keynote Speaker

Christopher Newport University Writers' Conference

Held at the Freeman Center
One Avenue of the Arts, Newport News

May 5 & 7
Poetry Society of Virginia Centennial

Richmond Main Library
101 E. Franklin St., Richmond

April 27
7 p.m.
Reverse-Ekphrastic Poetry Reading
Hosted by Kathleen Decker
and the Poetry Society of Virginia via Zoom

April 22
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
ARGS Poetry Festival
Appomattox Regional Governor's School
512 West Washington St., Petersburg

April 18
6:30 p.m.
A Night of Poetry & Music
Tabb Library
100 Long Green Blvd, Yorktown, VA

April 13
Noon - 1 p.m.
Zoom Poetry Reading
Hosted by the Hampton Public Library

April 8
2 - 5 p.m.
Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Contest Award Readings
Tucker Hall, William & Mary

April 4
6 p.m.
Author Q&A
Newport News Shipbuilding Book Club


March 11
Poets Writing Fiction
Two past Poetry Society VPs read from their recent books of fiction
Richmond Main Library
101 E. Franklin St., Richmond

March 3
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Wounded Warriors Project
Reading and Q&A


February 25
2 - 4 p.m.
Poetry Society of Virginia Western Region Event
Roanoke County Library, Hollins Branch
6624 Peters Creek Rd., Roanoke

February 4
noon - 1 p.m.
Featured reader

Williamsburg Book Festival
Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary St., Williamsburg

January 19
7 p.m.
Impact Poetry
Impact Center, 3603 County St., Portsmouth

January 14
5-7 p.m.
Featured Reading via Zoom
Sponsored by The Delaware Literary Connection

January 9
10 a.m.
Author Q&A
Minneapolis Book Club

COMMENTS FROM PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS & OTHER APPEARANCES
Guest lecturer at Ocracoke Island Writer's Retreat.
"Bill's talent as a speaker is considerable. Combining his experience as an editor and his knowledge of the craft as a working writer, Bill presents a well-balanced and thorough look at the world of writing."
         - Karen Jones, President, JonesBrehony Seminars
Multiple workshops at Christopher Newport University Writers Conference.
"[Your workshop] received rave reviews on the evaluations. Attendees said you were the best-prepared presenter of any at the conference."
         - Terry Cox-Joseph, Coordinator, CNU Writer's Conference
Featured speaker at Virginia Beach Barnes & Noble Writers Workshop.
"As both a writer and editor, Bill has a unique perspective to offer an audience of aspiring writers. His experience and encouraging advice made this workshop valuable for both the experienced, published writer and the writer just starting out."
         - Holly Aimone, Community Relations Manager, Virginia Beach Barnes & Noble