Her poem “Knots” will be included in the online program “Healing Voices” at The McCarter Theatre Center May 7, 2021.

Her poem “Done With That” will be published in the anthology “Aunt Flo” 2020-2021.

Her poem “On the Subway” was  published in Origami Poems Project’s  anthology “The Best of Kindness 2020


Her poem “Tea Cup” was performed in an online Connection reading  with Scribe Stages, 2020

Was a featured poet  at  The Cornelia St Café.

Her poems “The Bodies”, Where is Bess?” , “On Thursday Afternoon”  were published  Syndic Literary Journal, issue 21, 7/19.

Social Injustice ~ 3 Poems by J.Lois Diamond

“Moon Landing” was published in the same publication issue 31 8/20

Syndic No. 31 ~ 2020 J.Lois Diamond ~ ” Moon Landing”

Read at On This Block, New York Theatre Workshop, May 2019

Was a featured reader at Poets of The Middle East at The Cornelia St Cafe, 2017

Was a featured reader at A Celebration of the Writings of Pablo Neruda and & Federico Garcia Lorca at The Cornelia St Cafe, 2016

Her poem The Parting was selected to be included in The Visual In Verse: An Ekphrastic Poets’ Invitational at The Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ. She was invited to read her poem  in  2016 and it was published in their Commemorative Book of the same name.

Was a featured reader at The Cornelia St Cafe, September 11, 2016.

Was a featured reader at The Cornelia St Café, September  11  2015.

Was a featured reader at The Cornelia St Café    2015

Was a featured reader of the work of Lawrence Ferlinghetti at Cornelia St. Café,  2015

Was a featured poet  at The Cornelia Street Café  2014

The poem HURRICANE SANDY was the finale of the show NY LADIES, The Hudson Guild Theatre, 2013

Performed DON’T ROCK THAT CRADLE, CIVILIZATION JUST WENT FOR A WALK,  at Stop the War Event, Theater for the New City, January 1991.

Featured poet at Barrow St. Poets (1981)

Performed the poetry of Amy Lowell, as part of WALT WHITMAN, SOUTH AND NORTH, An Exploration of Whitman’s Influence on the Poetry of Latin America and the United States, at The Medicine Show Theatre, 2006.

Read regularly at Son of a Pony at Cornelia Street Café (2010-2012)

Read at the Parkside Lounge open mic (2013-2014)


Exercises for Airplanes and Other Confined Spaces, Excalibur Publishing, 1996. Available on Amazon.com-order from sugatala storefront

DANCE REVIEWS/ARTICLES  in Zaghareet Magazine, March 2009., July 2003,  New England Newsletter, July 2003, Ibis, (an online newsletter by ASAMED) , 2006


Roscoe the Octopus

How Monster Bullies Became Monster Buddies


studied poetry with Harris Schiff and Alice Notley, many moons ago at  St. Marks in the Bowery


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