Violator was longlisted for the 2022 Steel Toe Books Poetry Prize!
Violator was a finalist in the 2021 Birdcoat Quarterly Ghost Peach Press Prize!
Violator was named a semi-finalist in the 2019 St. Lawrence Book Award from Black Lawrence Press!
If you want to host or read with me, contact me at ashleymroach (at) gmail (dot) com
Past Readings & Workshops
Reading with Erin Slaughter at Novel for the launch of I Will Tell This Story to the Sun Until You Remember That You Are the Sun
2019 Southern Literary Festival: Risk and Restraint: Writing Poems Out of Vulnerability Workshop
Center for Writers Literary Salon: w/ Emma Bolden
Open Mouth Poetry Festival Pre-Festival Feature (in collaboration with True Lit Fest): w/Emma Bolden
- J. Bailey Hutchinson and I featured on Good Day NWA
- Watch the Fayetteville Public Library livestream (yikes!)
Impossible Language Reading Series relaunch
Crosstown Arts Residency Pecha Kucha
Open Mouth Poetry Festival: w/ Caitlin Scarano
Sundress Reading Series: w/ Heather Dobbins and Christian Anton Gerard
Third Man Books: w/ Kendra DeColo, Tara Mae Mulroy, and Sheree Renée Thomas
Trobar Ric reading series w/ Maggie Woodward, Chris Hosea, & Douglas Piccinnini)
Ruby Slipper Fringe Fest: The Memphis Lyrics w/ Heather Dobbins
Open Mouth Reading Series: w/ Aaron Brame
Turn Row Book Co.: w/ Michael Morse & Richard Boada
Mid-South Book Festival: Student Workshop Wrap-Up
Bastet Quartet Reading Series
AWP Seattle: Off-site reading with The Pinch