Events & Workshops

S. C. Publishng is a teaching company that provides a variety of workshops, performances and consulting for emerging writers.  

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Poetry, Prose & Pizza
Open Mic Series
Poetry, Workshops, Residencies & Readings

UPCOMING POETRY WORKSHOPS & RESIDENCIES

JUNE 22-24, 2021

DOWNING GROSS CULTURAL ARTS CENTER - ARTS CAMP

ARCH PROGRAM 

Paint Me a Poem Residency

ALTERNATIVE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM - Newport News

Via ARTS for LEARNING

RESIDENCY: Drop the Mic - Poetry & Storytelling 

October thru November 2021

THE ART OF SPOKEN WORD & SLAM POETRY

(Virtual Workshop)

@ The Muse Writers Center 

Fall 2021

Artistic Verses @ Suffolk Public & Private High Schools

One week residency followed by Winners Reception 

March 21-24, 2022

Awards Reception, Sat, 040922

 

When / Where:

Quarterly Events held in Suffolk 

Chesapeake & Prince George, Va

Poetry, Prose & Pizza Series    is a quarterly Open Mic series where writers of all genres can share their work in a safe, friendly family environment.  

 

 

Suffolk Art Gallery

Suffolk, VA

Thurs, February 3, 2022 @ 6 PM

Thurs, April 14, 2022 @ 6 PM

Thurs, July 14, 2022 @ 6 PM

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Russell Memorial Library

Cheaspeake, VA

 

CLOSED DUE TO COVID

Prince George Library

Prince George,  VA

CLOSED DUE TO COVID

   

2021 HRYP  Poetry Slam Season
The Frederick Douglass Speaking Tour

 

Poet, Author and Spoken Word Performer Nathan M. Richardson captures completely the physical and spiritual essence of the great writer, orator and abolistionist

Frederick Douglass.

 

 

* 2022 Speaking Tour *

Reynolds Community College 

700 East Jackson Street

Richmond, VA

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
 

Pasquotank County High School

Elizabeth City, NC

Friday, February 4, 2022

Naval Information Center

Black History Month

Suffolk, VA 

Monday, February 7, 2022 @ 10 AM

Lakeland High School

Suffolk, Virginia

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 @ 9:30

The Barry Robinson Center

Next Step to Success

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Tuesday, February 5, 2022 @ 5 PM

Rochester Hills Public Library

Detroit, MI

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Landstown High School

Virginia Beach, VA 

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2022 @ 9AM 

National Assoc of Black Realtors

Northern Virginia

Douglass Speaks on Equity/Equality in Real Estate

ZOOM

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 @ 10:30 AM

Network for Social Justice 

Winchester Historical Society

Douglass Speaks in Winchester

Winchester, MA

Wednesday, February 16 @ 7 PM

 

Frederick Douglass Speaks on Democracy

Western Reserve Historical Society

Cleveland, Ohio

February 17 -19, 2022

Frederick Douglass Visits Floyd

Multiple Venues TBA

Feb 24-27, 2022

Meeting of the Minds

Tubman / Douglass / Henson

Virtual Performance

Saturday, Feb 26, 2022 @ 11 AM

Lynchburg Civil War Roundtable

 Holiday Inn Downtown

 601 Main Street., Lynchburg, VA

Wednesday, March 8, 2022 @ 7 Pm

AMERICAN CRUISE LINES

Frederick Douglass Sets Sail

March 28 - Port / Norfolk

April 7 - Port / Norfolk

April 17 - Port / Norfolk

April 27 - Port / Norfolk

May 9 - Port / Chrisfield

May 12 - Port / St Micheals

May 15 - Port / Chrisfield

May 16 - Port  / Chrisfield

May 21 - Port / Chrisfield

May 22 - Port Chrisfield

May 28 - Port/ Chrisfild

October 25 - Port / Norfolk 

November 1 -  Port / Chrisfield

November 2 - Port / Chrisfield

November 4 - Port / Norfolk

November 6 - Port / Yorktown - Norfolk

November 7 - Port / Yorktown - Norfolk

November 14 - Port / Yorktown

November 21 - Port / Yorktown

December 24 - Port / Norfolk

 

 

SHARP GRANT PROGRAM / A4L 

Douglass Speaks on Slavery & Emancipation

(Pre-recorded)

King & Queen Elementary

National Council of Black Studies

2022 Conference

New Orleans, LA

March 2022

Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage

Bristow, Virginia 

April 8-9, 2022

Franklin County Visitors Center

Frederick Douglass Speaks on Democracy

Chambersburg, PA

Saturday, April 30, 2022

RISE INC

2022 Women's Summit

Waynesboro, Virginia 

Friday, May 20, 2022

National Assoc of Black Realtors

Realtor Association of Prince William

Douglass Speaks on Equity/Equality in Real Estate

Woodbridge, VA

June 10-11, 2022

Juneteenth in Newport News

Newport News, Virginia

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Juneteenth in Maryland

Frederick Douglass and Anna Murray

Western Maryland Historical society

Saturday, June 18, 2022

4th of July Celebration

Marion, Massachusetts

Saturday, July 3-4, 2022

Convention Days

Women's National Historical Park

Seneca Falls, NY

July 15 -17, 2022

African American Heritage Festival

Blair County, PA 

Sponsored by: NAACP #2252

Saturday, July 23-24, 2022

Silver Lake Experience 2022

Epworth Hall

Silver Lake, NY

August 4-7, 2022

Harriet Tubman House 

Auburn, NY 

September 1, 2022

* 2023 Calendar *

 

 

The Havre De Grace

Arts Collective / Opera House

Havre de Grace, Maryland

Thursday, March 23, 2023

* 2021 Calendar *

**

Southside Stem Academy

Frederick Douglas Live

Friday, February 2, 10 AM

**

Westmoreland County Community College

Frederick Douglas Live

ZOOM

Tuesday, February 16, 11 AM

**

African American Historical Society

of Western Maryland / ZOOM

Frederick Douglass Speaks

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 

**

Black Leadership Council

Fiserv  / ZOOM

Harriet Tubman & Frederick Douglass

February 18, 2021 

**

Atlanta Public School System

3-4 Grades / ZOOM

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 @ 11AM

**

African American Historical Society

Harrisonburg, VA / ZOOM

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 @ 7 PM

**

AAUW

American Assoc of University Women

Suffolk/Portsmouth Chapters

ZOOM

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 4pm

The Langley School

McLead, VA / ZOOM

Friday, February 26, 2021 @ 8 AM

AMERICAN CRUISE LINES

Frederick Douglass Sets Sail

April 9 - Port/Norfolk

April 30 - Port/Yorktown

May 15 - Port/Yorktown

October 28 - Port/Yorktown

November 7 -  Port/Yorktown

November 1 - Baltimore 2 Yorktown

November 24 - Port/Yorktown

December 2 - 3 - Port/Yorktown

December 24 - Port/Norfolk 

African American Historical Society

of Western Maryland / ZOOM

John Brown & Frederick Douglass

Wednesday, May 8, 2021 

**

Fuse Fest 2021

Teens with a Purpose

Norfolk, VA 

Saturday, May 22, 2021 / 3-9PM

**

Chesterfield Public Library 

Juneteenth - The Unabridged Narrative

Slavery Beginning to End

Chesterfield, VA

Saturday, June 12, 2021

**

Juneteenth Celebration

City of Praise Fellowship

Ahoskie, NC

Sunday, June 13, 2021 @ 1PM 

**

Juneteenth Conversation

w/ Frederick Douglass

The Havre De Grace

Arts Collective

Havre de Grace, Maryland

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

**

Juneteenth Conversation

w/ Frederick Douglass

Newport News, VA

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

**

United Way of South Hampton Roads

Frederick Douglass Speaks on Juneteenth

Norfolk, VA 

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Lead Virginia 2021

Fort Monroe Theatre

Fort Monroe, VA

Friday, June 18, 2021

Juneteenth Conversation

w/ Frederick Douglass

Jamestown, Virginia

Saturday, June 19, 2021

 

William Paco House

4th of July Celebration

w/Frederick Douglass

Annapolis, MD

Sunday, July 4, 2021

The North Hampton Slave Quarters

Mitchellville, MD  

Monday, July 5, 2021

RIDE THE RAILS - DOUGLASS & SUFFRAGISTS
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott & Mr. Douglass 

Seneca Falls, NY

 Sunday, July 18, 2021

Hoover's Hometown Days

Frederick Douglass Speaks

West Branch, Iowa

August 6-7, 2021


Frederick Douglass returns to Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

POSTPONED UNTIL 2022 

August 31 - September 11, 2021

ESP Book Chats

Host: Ellen A. S. Sudderth

Interviews: Nathan Richardson 

Book Topic: Anna Murray Douglass

(My Mother as I Recall Her) 

Thursday, September 16, 2021

ZOOM STREAMING LIVE ON FACEBOOK

Lorton Jack & Jill Inc.

Harriet Tubman & Frederick Douglass

Lorton, Virginia 

Friday, September 24, 2021

Pasquotank County High School

Elizabeth City, NC

Friday, October 15, 2021

2021 VA Fire Equity & Diversity Conference

Delta Hotels Marriott

Chesapeake, VA

October 20-22, 2021

Christopher Newport University

Center for American Studies

Monday, October 25th, 2021 

St Pius X Catholic School

Norfolk, VA

Wednesday, October 27. 2021

Elijah House Academy

Richmond, VA

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Christopher Newport University

Center for American Studies

Saturday, November 6th, 2021

Chesapeake Homeschool Coop

River Oak Church

Great Bridge, Chesapeake, VA

Friday, November 12, 2021 / 9 - 11 AM

University of Rochester 

History - Frederick Douglass

Rochester New York

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

SHARP Grant Performance

Arts for Learning 

Norfolk, VA 

Frdiay, November 19, 2021

The Courage of Love

(The Untold Story of Anna Murray Douglass)

Featuring Yemimah Davis as Anna Murray

POSTPONED UNTIL 2022

The Hampton History Museum

Hampton, VA