Education

Naropa University; Boulder, CO. M.F.A Writing & Poetics (Fall 2008-Spring 2010)

  • Graduate Assistantship, Naropa University 2009/2010

  • Summer Writing Program; Boulder, Colorado (2007,2009,2010)

  • Creative Writing Study Abroad; Prague, Czech Republic (Spring 2007)

Marymount Manhattan College; New York, NY. BA, Comm. Arts/Creative Writing Minor (Fall 2004-Fall 2007)

  • Omicron Delta Kappa (Women’s Leadership Society, 2007)

  • Lambda Pi Eta (Communications Arts Honor Society, 2007)

  • Dean’s List (2006, 2007)

  • Summer Intensive in Musical Theatre (Summer 2005)

2018 Events & Activities

  • Performer, @ Poets of Queens @ Vintage

  • Interviewed, @ Poets of Queens Podcast

  • Event Producer @ Hunters Point Parks Conservancy GALA in LIC Queens

  • Board Member @ Hunters Point Parks Conservancy in LIC Queens

  • Interviewed, THINX & Icon Mother's Day video

  • Performer, Inspired Word NYC 8th Anniversary @ Hellphone

2017 Events & Activities


  • Producer / Director, Make it Happen Megan Poetry Video Instillation

  • Board Member @ Hunters Point Park Conservancy in LIC Queens

  • Producer @ Queens Literary Festival in LIC Queens

  • Host @ Queens Literary Festival in LIC Queens

  • Host, Queens Literary Festival Open Mic Pre-Party @ COFFEED

  • Associate Producer @ The Inspired Word NYC

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC @ Hellphone (January to Present)

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC @ Parkside Lounge (January to Present)

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC @ Elizabeth Street Gardens (June/ August)

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC 7 Year Anniversary Show @ Parkside Lounge (April)

  • Host, Boog City Festival @ Unnameable Books

  • Performer, Boog City @ Unnameble Books

  • Performer, Building Bold @ Hellphone (March & May)

  • Background Vocalist, Monte Ashley Mader @ Rockwood Music Hall

  • Background Vocalist, Monte Ashley Mader @ Bitter End

  • Host / Performer / Curator, Meg-It-Happen Open Mic @ RAR BAR

  • Performance Coach, Building Bold @ NYC

2016 Events & Activities

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC @ HellPhone (June – Present)

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC @ Q4 Hotel (January – June)

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC Featured Showcase Last Fridayz @ Local Project

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC Featured Showcase @ Branded Saloon

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC New Years Show @ Parkside Lounge

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC Financial Literacy Events @ Capital One Bank (March-June)

  • Host, Inspired Word NYC We Heart Writers Night @ Parkside Lounge

  • Produce, Queens Literary Festival @ LIC Landing

  • Performed, Inspired Word Anniversary Show @ Parkside Lounge

  • Featured Poet, SummerStage w/ Nuyorican Poets Café @ Queensbridge Park

  • Performed @ Queens Lit Fest

  • Featured Poet, THINX Vag Voices @ The Liberty

  • Interviewed, Vag Voices @ THINX Blog / Newsletter

  • Featured Poet, Inspired Word NYC @Q4 Hotel

  • Featured Poet, The King of Queens | Don 1 @ The Queens Collective

  • Performed w/ Rocco & Lizzie @ Drom

  • Performed w/ Rocco & Lizzie @ American Beauty

  • Performed w/ Rocco & Lizzie @ Bitter End

  • Performed w/ Rocco & Lizzie @ Bar Matchless

  • Performed w/ Rocco & Lizzie @ Paper Box

  • Performed w/ Rocco & Lizzie @ Highline Ballroom

  • Produced Book Launch for 10 emerging Poets @ Pomegranate Gallery

  • Featured Employee / Published 2 Poems in International Data Group Newsletter

  • Produced, International Data Group’s New York Volunteer Day in Central Park


2015 Events & Activities

  • Performed, Inspired Word 5 year Anniversary show @ COFFEED

  • Host, Inspired Word @ COFFEED (Jan / Feb/ March)

  • Host, Inspired Word @ Parkside Lounge (April and so on)

  • Host, Inspired Word @ Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery

  • EP Release w/ Rocco & Lizzie @ LIC BAR

  • Featured Performer for The Inspired Word NYC, Rocco & Lizzie, @ Funkadelic Studios

  • Featured Performers for TurnStyle Music Group @ Pianos NYC

  • Produce, Poetry Teachers NYC Symposium @ The Bowery Poetry Club

  • Produce, Poetry Teachers NYC Q&A @ Google Hang Outs

  • Produce and Teach, Poetry Teachers NYC Workshop @ Google Hang Outs

  • Produce, Queens Lit Fest @ LIC BAR

  • Produce & Host, Last Fridayz @ Local Project (monthly)

  • Lecturer | Produce, Joan Didion: The Political Personal @ Dean Machine

  • Coaching & Consultation @ Harlem RBI

  • Perform w/ Rocco & Lizzie @ Max Cellar

  • Perform w/ Rocco & Lizzie @ The Shop

  • Featured on NY1 for Queens Lit Fest @ LICBAR

  • Interviewed for Queens Lit Fest @ NY1

  • Interviewed for LIC Post for Queens Lit Fest

  • Perform w/ Rocco & Lizzie @ Q4

  • Host for Inspired Word NYC @ Q4 (July-Present)

  • Host for Inspired Word NYC @ Funkadelic Studios (April-Present)

  • Published, Poem in Boro Magazine


 2015 New York City Poetry Readings

  • Allen Ginsberg Tribute Reading @ Cornelia Street Café

  • Inspired Word @ Hauser & Wirth Art Gallery

  • Megan DiBello Featuring @ Bowery Poetry Club, The Poet in NY

  • Poet Sculpture @ The Bowery Poetry Club

  • Perform, Queens Lit Fest @ LIC BAR

  • Perform, Last Fridayz @ Local Project

  • Perform, The Read Symposium @ Bowery Poetry Club

  • Perform, Harlem Arts Festival @ Marcus Garvey Park

  • Perform, w/ Poetry Teachers NYC @ NYC Poetry Festival

  • Perform @ LIC Queens TV

  • Read | Sing, Patti Smith Tribute @ Cornelia Street Café

  • Perform w/ Poetry Teachers NYC @ Queens Lit Fest


2014 New York City Events

  • Producer for Symphonics Live @ Galapagos Art Space

  • Producer 3 Po3try Event @ Pomegranate Gallery

  • Producer/Dancer in ‘Black Bird White Sky’ Music Video

  • Host for Inspired Word Open Mic @ COFFEED May - Present

  • Host for Inspired Word Emerging Writers Series I @ LPR June-present

  • Wrote Haiku w/ the Haiku Guys @ The VIP ROOM

  • Produce / Teach Workshops / Development @ NYC Poetry Festival

  • Produce / Teach Workshops/ Development @ DUMBO Arts Festival

  • Produce 3 Po3try NYC @ Organic Modernism

  • Produce Poetic Explosion @ Cornelia Street Café

  • Produce Partners For Poetry Program @ GANDER.tv

  • Wrote Haiku w/ The Haiku Guys @ Gilded Lily

  • Host for Inspired Word Emerging Writers Series II @LPR May - Present

  • Produce Brunch Rebellion @ Brooklyn Curated

  • Produce Poetry Teachers NYC INSTALLATION @ DUMBO ARTS FESTIVAL

  • Produced Poetry Teachers NYC Launch of Tutoring @ Online

  • Wrote Haiku w/ Haiku Guys @ #BREATHEART


2014 New York City Poetry Readings

  • William Burroughs Reading @ Cornelia Street Café

  • New Poetry w/ Angelo Verga @ Cornelia Street Café

  • The Unveiling Arrival @ Bowery Poetry Club

  • Poetry Teachers NYC Reading @ Astoria Bookshop

  • 3Po3try NYC Presents: Raining Words a Spring Poetry Extravaganza @ Pomegranate Gallery

  • Who By Fire @ Wayfarers Gallery

  • Eterniday @ Queens Museum

  • Pulse New York Art Fair @ The Metropolitan Pavilion

  • Salon @ Cornelia Street Café

  • Open Mic W/ Saturn Series @ Grace 365

  • Queens Council of the Arts @ Kaufman Astoria Studios

  • Inspired Word @ COFFEED

  • NYC Poetry Festival @ Governors Island

  • Poetics Explosion @ Cornelia Street Café

  • Brunch Rebellion @Brooklyn Curated

  • Politics & Poetry @ CUNY Grad Center

  • Inspired Word Open Mic @ COFFEED

  • Open Mic @ BOWERY POETRY CLUB

  • Poetry Reading @ BERL’s BOOKSHOP

  • Host New Years Eve Open Mic Marathon W/ Inspired Word @ COFFEED


2013 New York Poetry Readings

  • Poetry Teachers NYC: Remix Poetix Reading @ Nuyorican Poets Cafe

  • Great Weather for Media Reading with Aimee Herman @ Park Side Lounge

  • Across State Lines Literary & Art Event @ The Pomegranate Gallery NYC

  • Underpass Poets Reading @ DUMBO Arts Festival (Sept. 28th-29th)

  • Poetry Teachers NYC Reading @ Astoria Bookshop

  • Poetry Teachers NYC Reading with Great Weather for Media @ The Way Station

  • Who By Fire: Wayfarers Poetry Series with Sam Jablon @ Wayfarers Gallery

  • A Tribute to Patti Smith ‘A Celebration of Her Poetry and Song’ @ The Yippie Museum

  • Poetry Reading & Embroidery Circle with Iviva Olenick @ 61 Local

  • The Saturn Series Poetry Reading (school themed reading) @Revel

  • Al-Mutanabbi Book Project Reading with Moira Williams @ Center of Book Arts

  • Al-Mutanabbi Book Project Reading with Oded Halahmy @ Columbia University

  • Jump Rope Salon: Tribute to Taylor Mead @ Bowery Poetry Club

  • Poet Sculpture Performance @ Socrates Sculpture Park

  • Three Rooms Press Presents: That’s Independents with In-Stereo Press @ Cornelia Street Café

  • Howl Festival @ Tompkins Square Park

  • Poetry Teachers NYC Benefit with Anne Waldman @ Comedy/ Pioneer Bar

  • Bernadette Mayer Benefit Reading @ Milk & Roses

  • Poetry Teachers NYC Monthly Readings Series @ Milk & Roses


2012 New York Poetry Readings

  • White Box Gallery Ode to John Cage with Bob Holman, 2012

  • Poetry Teachers NYC Monthly Readings Series @ Milk & Roses


2010/2009 Colorado Poetry Readings

  • MFA Graduate Reading, Naropa University, 2010

  • Haiti Relief Benefit, Performer & Organizer @ Naropa University, 2010

  • Renga Poetry Reading with Andrew Schelling @ Laughing Goat, 2010

  • Tarpaulin Sky Readings, Event Coordinator, @ AWP, 2010

  • Summer Writing Program Lectures @ Naropa University, 2010/2009

  • Weekly Reading Series with Ariella Ruth Goldberg, @ 15 th Street Café, 2010/2009

  • Summer Writing Program Student Reading, @Naropa University, 2010/ 2009

  • Women Of Naropa, Reader & Organizer, with Anne Waldman @ Naropa University, 2009


Poetry Teachers NYC Teaching

  • Instructor, Creative Writing Workshops @ Queens, NYC Lit Fest, August 2015

  • Instructor, Creative Writing Workshops @ NYC Poetry Festival, July 2015

  • Instructor, Creative Writing & Business Development Workshop @ Harlem RBI, April 2015

  • Conversation Leader, PTNYC Monthly Q &A @ Google Hangouts, March, April, May 2015

  • Tutoring, Creative Writing @ Queens, NY, 2015/2014

  • Instructor, poetry & performance workshop @ Shetler Studios, October 2014

  • Instructor, poetry & performance workshop @ Shetler Studios, May 2014

  • Instructor, poetry & performance workshop @ Bowery Poetry Club, February 2014

  • Instructor, poetry & performance workshop @ Bowery Poetry Club, October 2013

  • Instructor, poetry & performance workshop @ Bowery Poetry Club, December 2013

  • Instructor, poetry workshop, @ St.John's University, December 2013


Guest Presenter/Lecturer: Representing Poetry Teachers NYC

  • The Queens Literary Town Hall, Part of Queens Council of the Arts’ 3rd Space Series, Queens, NY2013

  • Poetry U At The Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY, 2013

  • The Yard, Poet-In-Residence, Brooklyn, NY, 2012

  • Student Panels, Summer Writing Program, Naropa University, 2010/ 2009


Volunteer Teaching Experience

  • Literacy Partners, Volunteer Tutor New York, NY, 2013

  • Colorado Springs High School, Colorado Springs, CO, 2010


Professional Writing

  • Valentine’s Day Blog for Greenpointers Website, 2013

  • Wrote About Us for GANDER.tv Website, 2013/2012

  • Wrote Copy for GANDER.tv Website, 2013/2012

  • Wrote Tagline for GANDER.tv Website, 2012

  • Wrote Lemon Tree 'Back to School' & 'Holiday' Campaign Copy, 2011

  • Wrote Copy for GANDER.tv Website, 2011

  • Founded Poetry Teachers NYC, 2011

  • Wrote Japanese Renga with Andrew Schelling, 2010

  • Obsidian of CoMorbidity chapbook with Dominique Vargas, 2010

  • Preface to Ariella Goldberg’s chapbook, 2010

  • Electronic Eulogy Blog, 2010/2009

  • Conversation 1 Instillation with Boulder’s Art District, 2009


Publications

  • Boro Magazine, 2015

  • Flaneur Foundry, 2010

  • Monkey Puzzle Press, 2009

  • The Bathroom, 2008


Collection of Poetry

  • Voyeur Without A Title, 2010 (unpublished)