If you are interested in booking me for your school, library, festival or writing group, or to give a   poetry reading, please contact me.


Sunday, 3 June 2018: TEMPLAR KEATS HOUSE POETRY FESTIVAL, Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, Hampstead, London NW3 2RR

11.00am – 12.00pm IOTA Launch Event – Nightingale Room, With Associate Editors Rachel Parris & Jane Weir & contributors including: Mara Bergman, Victor Tapner, Oliver Comins and more..

2.15pm – 2.45pm Pop up Readings: Mara Bergman with Dorothy Yamamoto: I will be reading             poems from my collection Crossing Into Tamil Nadu, along with some recent work.

Thursday, 21 June 2018: launch of Reconsider the Collection, poems inspired by objects in the           Tunbridge Wells Museum, with local writers, at Tunbridge Wells Library, 84 Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent  TN1 1JN. Doors open at 6.30pm for 7 – 8pm.

Sunday, 10 February 2019: reading from The Tailor’s Three Sons and Other New York Poems at Seren@Cornerstone Festival – time to be confirmed



Wednesday, 26 April 2017: Pighog reading with Jackie Wills and Ciaran O’Driscoll at the Nightingale Room, Grand Central, 29-30 Surrey Street, Brighton  BN1 3PA, from 7.15 to 11pm

Thursday, 22 September 2016: Reading at Tunbridge Wells Library

Wednesday, 29th June 2016: Poetry reading at Pitcher & Piano, Tunbridge Wells, to help launch Abegail Morley’s new poetry collection, The Skin Diary, at 7 o’clock

Tuesday, 16th June 2016: Poetry reading at Needlewriters’ Cafe, Lewes, East Sussex

Saturday, 24th October 2015: story time at Family Fun Day, Tunbridge Wells Library

Tuesday, 20th October 2015: poetry reading with Graham Mummery at the Kent & Sussex Poetry Society, the Camden Centre, Tunbridge Wells at 8 pm

Saturday, 25th July 2015: launch of Best Friends paperback at The Alligator’s Mouth, Richmond, at 11.30 am