• Somerville Open Studios, May 4-5, from 12 to 6 pm.
    Open studio as part of the collective Washington Street Studios. Books, letterpress broadside “The Salmon Go All the Way Upstream,” and poetry posters illustrated by the late Boston artist Irma Wagner.
    Washington Street Studios, SOS Map#59
    321 Washington Street. Parking on site.
    [Not reported as accessible]

  • Sunday, April 28 at 5:30 p.m.
    “Somerville Poets Reading Their Own Poems and Poems They Love.”
    Hosted by Somerville Poet Laureate Lloyd Schwartz.
    Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville

  • Sunday April 21 at 1 pm.
    Slate Roof Press poets Richard Wollman, Janet MacFadyen, Anna M. Warrock
    Illume Books, 10 Market Square, Newburyport, MA

  • April 12 to April 14 Nossrat Yassini Poetry Festival.
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
    April 13, Slate Roof Press panel “Book Arts and the Poet,” with SRP poet, book designer Ed Rayher, artist Hyde Meissner, and Susan Glass, Janet MacFadyen, Richard Wollman, Anna M. Warrock. An author can choose a book’s structure, papers, fly leaf, title page design, font, illustrations—the book becomes a “theatre” for the poems.

    Inaugural Nossrat Yassini Festival: Poet-in-Residence, Diannely Antigua; Yassini Poetry Prize winner Kweku Abimbola, with Saltwater Demands a Psalm selected by Camille Dungy; Granite State Poetry Prize Winner Kevin McLellan for Sky. Pond. Mouth. Bianca Stone; Myles Taylor; multimedia Tribute to Journalist James Foley featuring Diane Foley, Daniel Brock Johnson, and Dr. Ebele Okpokwasili-Johnson, among other readers and panelists.

  • February 11-29.
    Writing residency at the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT.



Remembering My Mother's Face

My Father Waves

The Salmon Go All the Way to Death

Visual Verse archive

November 14, 2023 The Poets Corner, Art & Ekphrastic Poetry
Poets were invited to submit work in response to a painting or photography in the Art & Ekphrastic Poetry exhibit at The Page Gallery, Camden, Maine. Ten poems were selected for this zoom reading on The Poets Corner; another ten poems selected by the artists were read live in the gallery on Saturday, November 19.

An archive of the ekphrastic journal Visual Verse, published from 2013 to 2023, includes three poems by Anna M. Warrock. Visual Verse archive

Doug Holder interviews Anna as part of his ongoing series on the Boston area poetry scene.

See the video here.

Somerville Arts Council artist of the month.

“Remembering my mother’s face” inscribed in the bricks of the Davis Square MBTA platform (Somerville, Mass.). Became an inspiration for a dance by Lesley University faculty member Jeryl Ann Owens.

Poems set to music by the contemporary chamber music ensemble Row Twelve.

Poems performed at the Boston Museum of Science’s Hayden Planetarium.

Poem included as part of a classical song cycle for tenor by composer Wes York.

In writing and editing career, op eds published by The New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle.

Work using poetry to shape the facets of grieving and loss includes a seminar for hospital workers; lecture and discussion with social workers and nurses in training; adult education seminar.

In writing and editing career, op eds published by The New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle.