Rachelle Toarmino

Rachelle Toarmino
Poet, Essayist, Editor

Just Buffalo teaching artist RACHELLE TOARMINO is from Niagara Falls, New York. She is the author of the chapbook series of paparazzi poems, Graphic, and the chapbook of embroidery poems, Personal & Generic. Her writing has been published by McSweeney’s, Metatron, Shabby Doll House, and other places online and in print, and her poems have been anthologized in My Next Heart: New Buffalo Poetry. She is the cofounder and editor in chief of Peach Mag, where she recently edited the anthology, With You: Withdrawn Poetry of the #MeToo Movement. In 2018, she was shortlisted for the Cosmonauts Avenue Nonfiction Prize with guest judge Ocean Vuong, longlisted for the Cosmonauts Avenue Poetry Prize with guest judge Tommy Pico, and named Buffalo Seminary’s Elizabeth McNulty Wilkinson Poet. A former educator, she now works in branding and strategic communications for a major Buffalo law firm.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Peach Mag Launch Reading

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Where: Sugar City 1239 Niagara Street Buffalo, NY 14213 Date: August 18, 2016 Time: 7:00 p.m.

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Peach Mag Reading

Friday, October 14, 2016

Where: Dreamland 387 Franklin Street Buffalo, New York 14202 Date: October 14, 2016 Time: 7:00 p.m.

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Peach Mag Presents: Grim, Amling, Katz, & Hall

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Where: Sugar City 1239 Niagara Street Buffalo, New York 14213 Date: April 2, 2017 Time: 7:00 p.m.

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Peach s01e05: pearson, Gehrenger, Enderton, Nathanson, Haq, Thurston

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Peach s01e05: pearson, Gehrenger, Enderton, Nathanson, Haq, Thurston

Where: Pine Apple Company 224 Allen Street Buffalo, NY 14201 Date: June 14, 2017 Time: 7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

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Silo City Reading Series: Morgan Parker

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Peach Mag Season 1 Yearbook Launch Party

Friday, August 18, 2017

Featuring: Alana Kelley Caroline Rayner Hannah Nathanson Joe Hall Kevin Thurston Noah Falck Pat Kewley Robin Jordan

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Peach Mag + The Public: Blue Christmas Holiday Party

Friday, December 15, 2017
Peach Mag + The Public: Blue Christmas Holiday Party

Where: Free Agent 704 Main St Buffalo, NY 14202 Date: December 15, 2017 Time: 7:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m.

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Peach Mag x Allen Street Dress Shop: A Night of Poetry Readings

Friday, February 2, 2018

Where: Allen Street Dress Shop 89 Allen St Buffalo, NY 14202 Date: February 2, 2018 Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

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Poets Reading Poems

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Where: Allen Street Hardware – BACKROOM 225 Allen Street Buffalo, NY 14201 Date: April 12, 2018 Time: 8:00 p.m.

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Peach Mag Presents: Mortara, Maier, Williams, McKeon, Wiggins

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Peach Mag Presents: Mortara, Maier, Williams, McKeon, Wiggins

Where: Georgette 69 Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, NY 14201 Date: April 14, 2018 Time: 7-10:00 p.m.

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Speak Easy: Release Party for Matthew Bookin’s “Honest Days”

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Speak Easy: Release Party for Matthew Bookin’s “Honest Days”

Where: Buffalo Distilling Co. 860 Seneca St Buffalo, NY 14210 Date: June 20, 2018 Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

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Peach Mag Presents: Season 2, Episode 4 feat. Chelsea Hodson

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington St. Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: June 21, 2018 Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

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Peach Mag Presents: Season 2 Yearbook Launch Party

Saturday, August 25, 2018
Peach Mag Presents: Season 2 Yearbook Launch Party

Where: Resurgence Brewing Company 1250 Niagara St Buffalo, NY 14213 Date: August 25, 2018 Time: 7:00-10:00 p.m.

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Peach s03e01 – Berggrun /Obscura /O’Neill /Bowen /De Nero /Ridout /Barry

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: November 8, 2018 Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

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Wearable Poetry

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Taught by: Rachelle Toarmino Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: December 4 & 6 | December 11 & 13, 2018 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Peach x Foundlings s03e02: Hidden Faces Reading + Masquerade

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Where: MIMO DECOR 1251 Hertel Ave Buffalo, New York 14216 Date: November 28, 2018 Time: 7:00 p.m.

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Medaille College Write Thing Reading Series: Rachelle Toarmino

Thursday, April 4, 2019


Where:
Medaille College
4th Floor, Main Building
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214
Date: April 4, 2019
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

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Adult Workshop – Rachelle Toarmino: Wearable Poetry

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Write Here. Write Now.
Rachelle ToarminoWhere:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street, 2nd Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Price: Members $35 | General $45 (includes embroidery materials)

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Beauty & The Beast

Saturday, April 27, 2019


Where:
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
453 Porter Ave
Buffalo, NY 14201
Date: April 27, 2019
Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m.


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