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Rose Klix at Barnes&Noble in Johnson City, TN

Book Signing at Barnes & Noble in  Johnson City, TN  

Note: Rose is available for workshops, poetry and prose judging, book signings, and readings. She also enjoys attending writers' group meetings and workshops - weather and time permitting. 

Friends gather to talk about creative writing, read poetry,  toast, and roast Rose Klix.

Rose Klix reads poetry at Open Mic Night at the Acoustic Coffeehouse's Next Door in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Rose Klix - Open Mic Night
Rose Klix - Toast and Roast
Rose Klix at Golden Corral
Rose Klix at the Jonesborough Public Library

Rose Klix meets with the Lost State Writers Guild at Golden Corral in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Rose visits the Washington County Public Library in Jonesborough, TN, reads selections from her books, and chats with the audience about her life.

What do Poetry Judges Want?

Rose Klix holds a workshop at the Rapid City Public Library.

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Book Signing

Rose Klix is available for book signings. Did you know that an author's signature increases the value of books for collectors? But, book signing events are not just for book collectors and authors. Bookstores benefit from these events by the increased sales of the book being promoted. Signings also allow authors to connect with their fans and for fans, signings provide a chance to see and meet a favorite author and ask them questions.


Rose Klix is available for workshops.Her most recent workshop presentation is "What Do Poetry Judges Want?" She explains what poetry judges look for and discusses her experiences as a contestant as well as a poetry judge. Rose successfully presented this workshop at the Rapid City Public Main Library in South Dakota and at the Halls Branch Library in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Readings & Speaking Events

Rose enjoys any opportunity to connect with her readers, read excerpts from her books, and meet fellow authors. She has been invited to speak at various local libraries and colleges in Tennessee and in South Dakota. You could also get lucky and catch her reading her poetry at open mic nights. She makes public appearances in partnership with a number of writing and poetry groups. (Did you know that Rose Klix organized talented area poets and founded The Poetry Society of Tennessee - Northeast Tennessee chapter?)

Poetry & Prose Judging

Rose Klix uses insights from her own experiences as an award-winning, published poet and her talent as a published writer, to judge poetry and prose contests. To retain her as a contest judge, please contact her via her Contact page for availability.

Poetry Contest Judging Assignments

Rose Klix enjoyed reading the children's poetry and judging the Spring Poetry Contest sponsored by Rapid City Public Libraries. Children in Grades K though 5 were eligible for the poetry theme: "What spring means to you" in no more than 20 lines.


She judged the 2011 Four Quarters to a Section chapbook contest for the South Dakota State Poetry Society.


Rose has judged numerous individual poetry contests for the Poetry Society of Tennessee.

2005 - An Oral Anthology by the Greenbelt Writers Group (www.geocities.com/thegwg). Hear Rose Klix's (aka C.A. Rose) excerpt from this collaborative effort. Recording and production by Paul A. Wassman.

The Sound of Words

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Artful Aging Poetry Reading

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