Richard St. John reading at Poets in the Garden, 2010

Unless otherwise noted events are free and open to the public.  Books will be available for sale and signing.

Sunday, March 24, 2019 – 7:00p

Songs for Curious Souls: An Evening of Poetry

Rick will be reading his poems as part of the in-home “Voices” series, in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Because seating is limited to 19, reservations are required via or by phone (412) 681-0575. A donation of $15.00 per person is suggested for all the events in this song/reading series. For Rick’s reading, each contributor will receive a book of his poems. Refreshments will also be provided.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 – 8:00p

Hemingway’s Poetry Series at Hemingway’s Café, 3911 Forbes Avenue (back room), Pittsburgh PA 15213

Rick will be reading with Samuel Hazo, former State Poet of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and 2005 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize winner, Nancy Krygowski. The reading is free. Books, food and libations will be available for purchase.

Rick has read widely across the country, connecting not only with literary audiences but also with listeners new to poetry. To schedule a reading, campus visit, or informal poetry conversation in home or at your congregation, click on Let’s Connect.