** POSTPONED ** Poets & Writers Complete Guide to Being a Writer Launch Party

04/21/2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Panel

The Poets & Writers Complete Guide to Being a Writer is fifty years’ worth of knowledge. Written by Poets & Writers Magazine editors Kevin Larimer and Mary Gannon, the authoritative guide answers every imaginable question about craft and career. It also highlights the significance of writing today, and the power of words to change policies, opinions, and lives. To celebrate the Complete Guide’s release, Larimer and Gannon will lead a discussion on writing as an act of generative good.

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The Center for Fiction
15 Lafayette Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217

** CANCELED ** UC Berkeley Student Reading

05/07/2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

One of the year’s liveliest events, the student reading includes winners of the following prizes: Academy of American Poets, Cook, Rosenberg, and Yang, as well as students nominated by Berkeley’s creative writing faculty, Lunch Poems volunteers, and representatives from student publications.

All Lunch Poems readings are from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. Admission is free. 

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UC Berkeley Lunch Poems
Morrison Library / 101 Doe Library University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

** POSTPONED ** Folger Poetry Board Reading: Billy Collins

05/18/2020 - 7:30pm
Poetry
Reading

As a precautionary measure in light of COVID-19, this event has been postponed until May 2021. We hope to welcome you to the Gallery soon and thank you for your support.

This reading highlights a distinguished poet chosen by the Folger Poetry Board. Billy Collins will read from his work as well as those he cites as influences. This reading will be held at The National Gallery of Art.

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National Gallery of Art
6th and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20565

Gaithersburg Book Festival

05/16/2020 - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Workshop/Talk/Performance

GBF ANNOUNCEMENT:

Friends & supporters, circumstances have reached the point where we have to change gears on our beloved Gaithersburg Book Festival.

We will not be coming together – at least face to face – on May 16th for GBF.

HOWEVER, having spent the last year putting together a *fantastic* lineup of authors, books, workshops, and other special programming, we are going to be looking at creative ways to deliver some of that programming to you and connect you with some of those authors, virtually, where we can.

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The Grounds of Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm
506 South Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

CANCELED - Open Door Series: Elizabeth Metzger Sampson & mai c. doan

04/21/2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry
Reading

The Open Door series presents work from Chicago’s new and emerging poets and highlights the area’s outstanding writing programs. Each hour-long event features readings by two Chicagoland writing program instructors and two of their current or recent students. April's Open Door reading series features Elizabeth Metzger Sampson and Timothy David Rey, and mai c. doan and her student.

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Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654

POSTPONED - Forms & Features Reads: Celebrating the Poets of Chicago Senior Centers

04/21/2020 - 6:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Join us for a reading and celebration of the diverse voices, rich experiences, and powerful words of Chicago seniors. A wide variety of poets share poems written for Forms & Features, a long-running poetry workshop that has regular sessions at two Chicago Senior Centers: Renaissance Court and North Center.

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Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654

An Evening With David Sedaris

10/03/2020 - 8:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

WYPR 88.1FM presents an evening with David Sedaris!

David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers 'Naked,' 'Me Talk Pretty One Day,' 'Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim,' and regular National Public Radio contributor will be appearing for one night only at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall on Saturday, April 11 at 8pm, following the release of his newest book & New York Times #1 Best Seller, 'Calypso.'

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Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

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