Sofia M. Starnes
Poet, Editor, and Translator
Selected Presentations
Selected Presentations

Invited Talks, Readings, and Presentations

Paul DeCamp Community College, Suffolk, Virginia 
Patrick Hayes Poetry Series, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia 
Peninsula Fine Arts Center Poetry Series, Newport News, Virginia
The Morning Show with Neal Steele, WXGM, Gloucester, Virginia
University of Virginia at Wise, Commencement Address, Wise, Virginia
Thomas Whaley Elementary School, Williamsburg, Virginia
Prince William Arts Council Media Event, Prince William County
Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, Virginia (forthcoming)
Michigan State University, Guest Poet, Poetry Month, East Lansing, Michigan 
The Writer and the Community, A Vital Fusion, Keynote Presenter, Charlottesville, Virginia
Virginia Festival of the Book, Panel on Poetry and the Community, Charlottesville, Virginia 
Virginia Wesleyan College, Visiting Poet in Residence, Norfolk, Virginia
Berkeley Middle School, Literacy Night, Williamsburg, Virginia
The House of Consciousness, Norfolk, Virginia
Lord Fairfax Community College, Warrenton, Virginia 
Virginia Writers Club Annual Banquet, Keynote Speaker, Richmond, Virginia
Filipino-American Student Association, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Virginia Association of Teachers of English (VATE) Annual Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia
PEN Women National Headquarters, Washington, DC 
Longwood University, Farmville, Virginia 
Massanutten Regional Library, Harrisonburg, Virginia 
Chesapeake Bay Writers 20th Anniversary Celebration, Keynote Speaker, Williamsburg, Virginia
Virginia Highlands Festival, Abingdon, Virginia 
Matthew Whaley Elementary Schoo, Pine Tree Poetry Celebration, Williamsburg, Virginia
Gum Spring Library, Leesburg, Virginia 
University of Virginia, Coffee Night Series Speaker, Wise, Virginia 
Middle Plantation Club, Williamsburg, Virginia 
Festival of the Book, Panel on Anthologies, Charlottesville, Virginia (invited, could not attend)
Abingdon Public Library, Annual Poetry Celebration, Abingdon, Virginia 
Westminster Canterbury, Lynchburg, Virginia 
Poetry at the Crossing, The Coffeehouse, Williamsburg, Virginia
Monroe Scholars Speakers Series, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Christopher Wren Society, Williamsburg, Virginia
Virginia Conversations on PBS (with Kelly Cherry)
Virginia Library Association Annual Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia
Berkeley Middle School, Williamsburg, Virginia
Aromas, Word4Word, Newport News, Virginia
St. Pedro Poveda College, Manila, Philippines 
University of Virginia, Wise, Virginia 
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, New York
Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
PEN Women, Gloucester, Virginia
Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia
Virginia Wesleyan College, Contemporary Poets Series, Norfolk, Virginia
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, California
Muscarelle Museum, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Thomas Nelson Community College, Newport News, Virginia
Seabury Western Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois
Poetry Society of Virginia Annual Festival, Williamsburg, Virginia
Chesapeake Bay Writers, Williamsburg, Virginia
Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts, Brooklyn, New York
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
Hofheimer Gallery, Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, Virginia
Newport News Public Library (Inaugural Presentation), Newport News, Virginia
Williamsburg Regional Library (Poetry Month Celebration), Williamsburg, Virginia
Norfolk Academy, Norfolk, Virginia
Wingate University, Charlotte, North Carolina