Maggie Jochild

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 15, 2004
7:00-9:00 PM
Borders Books Westgate
4477 South Lamar
Hosted by Vicki Goldsberry



Austin International Poetry Festival Anthology Launch Reading

Di-Verse-City, the annual anthology of the Austin International Poetry Festival, has selected Maggie's poem "Masale" for publication.  Maggie will be one of a list of anthology poets reading, including her writing group comadre JoAnne Reyes-Boitel; former Actual Lives member Terri Hudson; Queer Poets sister Cindy Huyser; as well as Lidice Aleman, Susan Bright, Chris Cleo Creech, Nicholas Doroshell, Scott Frias, Christine Gilbert, Ken Green, Ralph Hausser, Eileen Hugo, Ken Jones, Susanna Pastragus, Andrea Roberts, Jenny White, Jill Wiggins, and Jill Williams.  For more info, go to

Saturday, April 17, 2004
2:00-4:00 PM
Barnes & Noble on the Drag
2244 Guadalupe
Hosted by Scott Wiggerman



AIPF Gay and Lesbian Poets Reading,

Maggie will be reading a selection of her work for this familiar venue, along with her sister JAMS writing group members Abbie Green and JoAnne Reyes-Boitel.  Also reading will be Gayle Bell; Jack Brannon; J.S. Cortez; Chris Cleo Creech; Michael Hood; Terri Hudson; Cindy Huyser; Collin Kelley; David Meischen; Leslie Stevenson; and Scott Wiggerman. For more info, go to

Sunday, April 18, 2004
2:00-4:00 PM
Barnes & Noble Westlake
701 Capital of Texas Hwy
Hosted by Deb Akers



AIPF Youth Anthology Reading

Child poets whose work was selected to be in this year's Youth Anthology for AIPF will read their work.  This includes Zap Davis Deagan, Maggie's godson, who will turn six years old the following day.  Come out to support Zap in his first publication reading!

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Friday, June 11, 2004
1:00 PM
H Street Playhouse
Washington, D.C.



Actual Lives

Juried Arts Performance as part of the VSA Arts International Conference

A full ensemble performance before an international audience.  Maggie will be performing "Dignity Is A Form of Female Hygiene Product" and "Crip Ward Tango".

© 2003 Maggie Jochild