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                Nature Writing Workshop, Carpenter Nature Center, Oct. 1st

                 Grand Opening, Natural Heritage Art Centre poetry reading Nov. 5th



Past Events: 

Midstream Reading Series, September 2022


Reading with the Under Review Issue #6 launch at King's in Miesville. June 29th, 2022 featuring the poem "Port Side." Bread Loaf Environmental Conference, Poetry, June 2021


AWP offsite reading for the Night Heron Barks, 2022

Belwin Conservancy 50th Celebration, poetry reading, 10/09/2021/ Link to Belwin HERE 

FMR Gala Feature story video. Fall, 2021


Moon Palace Books Reading of Nature Poetry June 25th 

Hear the River Dammed

3260 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Central Print Night for the River Reading & Reception July 08th with Dean Klinkenberg & Brad Walker

2624 N. 14th St. St. Louis, MO 63106

Launch Party Private Event July 14th,

St. Paul, MN

Book Club-WOW Private Event July 20th

Presenting Hear the River Dammed as this month's book-club selection Oakdale, MN

Chapter2Books Author Guest Appearance July 22nd

Hear the River Dammed

226 Locust, Hudson, WI 

MN Authors Fair My Reading at 3pm Aug 05th

Gramercy Room 12-4pm, Lake Shore Dr. Richfield, MN

Books and Beer Pop-up Bookstore Support local artists while enjoying a beer flight! Aug 06th with 30+ MN authors at Black Stack Brewery 

Trash Can Mural Project MWMO & Rebecca Kreuger Art team up for this day camp! Cole W. Williams special guest speaker for advocacy with art poetry day! Aug 10th Columbia Heights Library

Friends of Pool 2  Poetry reading special at FOP2 HH Sept 15th Newport

Zenith Bookstore Grand Opening Readings, signings, food, music & fun! Sept. 16th 318 N Central, Duluth

Lake Country Booksellers Signing & farmers market! 4766 Washington Ave. Sept. 22nd 

Mississippi River Cleanup Spring Lake Park with HEP & FMR Oct. 7th 

Twin Cities Book Festival Rain Taxi. All day book-lovers event. State Fair Grounds. Oct. 14th 

Hastings Environmental Protectors Annual Meeting, keynote speaker, poetry and talk about the river,  Nov. 9th 

Errata 26 Spoken word poetry with Err Artist Collective  Nov. 15th Honey, Mpls.

Dakota County Library Local Author Fair Nov. 18th Apple Valley

25th Annual Christmas at the Courthouse A holiday treat, music, food and art, Nov. 17th-19th 

Highland Book Fair Local Authors selling books, Dec. 09th 

Minneapolis Boat Show Representing FOP2 at our booth, author sales, fishing, boats, safety & river to lake awareness, Jan. 11th-14th

 Carlisle Evans Peck Show Peter Breen, Willow Waters, Eat My Words Bookstore, Music & Poetry, March. 10th Saturday

Reach the River Summit & Letter Writing Party: FOP2 Cole W. Williams wrote a grant on behalf of FOP2 awarded by 1Mississippi and Blue Stem to host two stellar river events.  Earth Day and May 4th. Three speakers from Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance, Friends of the MN Valley and MN River Watershed District

WOW 9th Writers Conference: Cole W. Williams teaching two classes: Write and Stay Writing and Exploring Poetry, Sept 29th, 9am-4pm.

Bakken Museum Launch: Welcome Dr. Brain into the universe! Thank you Bakken Museum, Oct. 06th, 11am-3pm, 3537 Zenith Ave. S. Mpls.

Brainerd Writers Conference: Book selling at this northern event, Oct. 27th, 9am-3pm. Rumbly Hall.

Books and Beer: Book selling at AZ Gallery event, Dec. 1st. 1pm-6pm. Lowertown

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Women Writers, Women's Books
Writing for a New Generation--How Inclusive Writing Benefits Everyone HERE

Bookworm for Kids
Interview online HERE


Bookworm for Kids
Interview online HERE

Podcast special with Cole W. Williams  

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