Public Poetry

05/05/2018 - 2:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Poetry comes alive the first Saturday of each month at 2 PM with readings performed by a creative mix of artists. Audience members are encouraged to read a piece by their favorite poet, then stop by a local eatery for “After-Words” to mix and mingle with poets, friends and others.

This series is organized by Public Poetry and is presented in partnership with Houston Public Library.

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Houston Public Library, Ring
8835 Long Point
Houston, TX 77055

Carol Moldaw & J.S.A. Lowe

05/02/2018 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Carol Moldaw is an award-winning American poet and the author, most recently, of Beauty Refracted (Four Way Books). The recipient of a NEA Creative Writing Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and a Lannan Foundation Residency Fellowship, she is the author of five other books of poetry. With poems that have been called iridescent, metaphysical and timeless, Moldaw skillfully balances intimacy and objectivity in exact, lyric language.

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Brazos Bookstore
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

2018 Sun & Moon Poetry Festival in Delaware, Ohio

04/28/2018 - 12:00pm
Poetry
Reading/Workshop


The 2018 Sun & Moon Poetry Festival will take place April 28 - 29 in Delaware, Ohio. Benefit readings will be held Saturday at Stratford Ecological Center from 12:00 noon till 4:00 p.m. and at Perkins Observatory from 8:00 till 10:00 p.m. Four workshops, free and open to the public, will take place Sunday morning, also at Perkins Observatory, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon.​

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Perkins Observatory
Delaware, OH 43015

Haiku Society Of America Spring Meeting 2018

05/05/2018 - 8:30am to 10:00pm
Poetry
Workshop/Panel


HSA SPRING MEETING - May 4-6, 2018

***Free and open to the public!***

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, MAY 4

6:00 pm Dinner at Nickleby’s – 4051 Erie Street, Willoughby, Ohio 44094

A time to gather, eat and look forward to a fun and informative haiku weekend!

www.nicklebysroundbar.com

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Holiday Inn Cleveland Northeast - Mentor
Mentor, OH 44060

Reading/Interview with author of "Great Adaptations: Screenwriting & Global Storytelling" and "Sex and the Cyborg Goddess"

05/09/2018 - 10:00am to 10:40am
Fiction
Reading

BlogTalkRadio Host Carole E. Dean interviews Alexis Krasilovsky about her new books "Great Adaptations: Screenwriting and Global Storytelling" (Routledge: October 2017) and the novel "Sex and the Cyborg Goddess" (Rafael Film: October 2017, published under the name Alexis Rafael), which tackles sexual harassment in the era of sexual liberation. 

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Contact Information

Alexis Krasilovsky
323-662-5746

Sonoma Writers' Festival w/Angela Morales, Kazim Ali, Corinna Vallianatos, Tongo Eisen-Martin

04/14/2018 - 10:00am to 8:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Panel/Talk

For the first time, Sonoma State University is hosting its annual Writers' Festival. Nationally and internationally acclaimed writers will lead workshops, read from their work, and talk about craft and professional challenges. Renowned editors and publishers will discuss running literary magazines and managing independent presses. Throughout, we’ll foster a festive, joyous celebration of the art of writing and the pleasures of creating community. Please join us in celebrating our inaugural festival.

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AFLW East Coast Literary Salon

05/30/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

Angel's Flight * literary west, a Los Angeles based magazine, is presenting their East Coast Salon celebrating intersectionality and the best of indie literature. Featuring Jennifer Baker, Tobias Carroll, Ysabel Y. Gonzalez, Marnie Goodfriend, Alison Kinney, Michael J Seidlinger. Curated by Lillian Ann Slugocki and Michele Raphael

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KGB Lit Bar, The Red Room
85 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003

Contact Information

Lillian A Slugocki
6467172400

Jen Sincero for "You Are a Badass at Making Money"

04/17/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Join SubText Books on Tuesday, April 17th at 7:00 PM for a reading and conversation with Jen Sincero! Jen will discuss her latest book, You Are a Badass at Making Money. Book signing to follow!

**This event is free to attend with no reservation required. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.**

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass, a life-changing guide to making the kind of money you’ve only ever dreamed of

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SubText Books
6 West 5th Street
St. Paul, MN 55102

Poetry Workshop & Class at Berl's Poetry Shop

05/01/2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Poetry
Workshop

Sign up for poetry class & workshop at Berl’s!

Class meets every Tuesday evening in May from 7:30-9:30 pm

May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

at Berl’s Poetry Shop

Class cost is $300 and includes 5 books that are all art and poetry collaborations

Visit our website for more details and to sign up

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Berl's Poetry Shop
141 Front Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Staying Human: Poetry in the Age of Technology

04/19/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry
Reading

22nd U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith will celebrate the conclusion of her first term as laureate in a conversation with Ron Charles, editor of Washington Post’s Book World and host of the Library’s “Life of a Poet” series. This event is free and open to the public. Book sales and signing will follow.

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Library of Congress- Thomas Jefferson Building
10 Frist Street SE Coolidge Auditorium
Washington , DC 20004

Contact Information

Poetry and Literature Center
(202) 707-5394

The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater

05/03/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Writer, editor, and crafter Alanna Okun (Racked) celebrates her essay collection with fellow writers and crafters Sonia Chopra (Eater), Nick Mancusi, Nozlee Samadzadeh (Vox), and Rae Angelo Tutera (Bindle & Keep).

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 CROSBY STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10012

Love That Bunch: Aline Kominsky-Crumb & Naomi Fry

05/09/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Pioneering feminist cartoonist Aline Kominsky-Crumb presents Love That Bunch, autobiographical comics that chronicle the raw, dirty, and unfiltered thoughts of a woman coming of age in the 1960s. Kominsky-Crumb’s darkest secrets and deepest insecurities were all the more fodder for groundbreaking stories that crackle with the self-deprecating humor and honesty of a cartoonist confident in the story she wants to tell. Kominsky-Crumb appears in conversation with Naomi Fry, staff writer at The New Yorker.

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 CROSBY STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10012

The Cabaret Stylings of Rakesh Satyal

05/10/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Fiction
Reading/Performance

No One Can Pronounce My Name hits the shelves in paperback on May 8th, and we're marking the occasion with an evening of music and song from its multi-talented author Rakesh Satyal. He'll perform audience favorites, pop songs, and show tunes for your entertainment. Please join us to celebrate this wonderful book!

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 CROSBY STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10012

Greetings, from Queer Mountain Showcase

04/24/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Performance

This month, performers will respond to the theme "Take Me Out Tonight". We're thrilled to host Sarah KennedyAlex EnglishDewayne PerkinsJoe OsmundsonLena Einbinderand Veronica Garza.

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 CROSBY STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10012

The Common Spring Issue Launch

04/26/2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk

Join us to celebrate the Spring issue of The Common, with readings from Liz Arnold, Emma Copley Eisenberg and translator Lissie Jaquette followed by a discussion with the magazine's editor in chief Jennifer Acker.

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 CROSBY STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10012

Hey Ladies! Book Launch

05/01/2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading/Talk/Performance

Based on the column of the same name that appeared in The Toast, Hey Ladies! is a laugh-out-loud read that follows a fictitious group of eight 20-and-30-something female friends for one year of holidays, summer house rentals, dates, brunches, breakups, and, of course, the planning of a disastrous wedding. This instantly relatable story is told entirely through emails, texts, DMs, and every other form of communication known to man.

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 CROSBY STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10012

31st Annual French-American Foundation Translation Prize Awards Ceremony

05/11/2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Talk

Please join us for our Translation Prize Awards Ceremony! Beginning and ending with a cocktail reception, the ceremony is open to all who love discovering new books across cultural boundaries. 

The Awards Ceremony honors exceptional English translations of French works of fiction and nonfiction that were published in the 2017 calendar year. Finalists and winners are chosen by a distinguished jury of literary professionals. 

From our shortlist, a winning translator in each category will receive a $10,000 award generously funded by the Florence Gould Foundation.

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The Century Association
7 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

I Am No Bird: An Evening of Fiction

04/18/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Fiction
Reading

National Poetry Slam Champion, Elizabeth Acevedo will read from her debut novel, The Poet X, accompanied by readings from PEN Open Book Award nominee Jade Sharma, and 2017 Prairie Schooner Prize Winner Sara Batkie

Sponsored by Adelphi University MFA in Creative Writing

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Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 CROSBY STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10012

Guerrilla Lit Reading Series: Idra Novey, Sara Lippmann, & Angelica Baker

05/23/2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Fiction
Reading

Dixon Place Presents The Guerrilla Lit Reading Series

We are pleased to announce that our reading scheduled for Wednesday, May 23 will feature Idra Novey, Sara Lippmann, and Angelica Baker.

The reading will occur in the lounge at Dixon Place at 7:30 PM. The event is FREE and open to the public.

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Dixon Place
161A Chrystie Street
New York City, NY 10002

First Press Reading Series presents CHIWAN CHOI

04/16/2018 - 4:00pm
Poetry/Creative Nonfiction
Reading

the First Press Reading Series,
in collaboration with Woodbury University's literary magazine MORIA,
is excited to present:

CHIWAN CHOI

Monday, April 16th at 4 PM
at Woodbury University’s Enkeboll Library Courtyard
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Burbank 91504

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Enkeboll Library Courtyard, Woodbury University
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91504

Contact Information

The Editors of Moria online

Eloise Greenfield Day: A 40th Anniversary Celebration of Honey, I Love and Other Poems

04/22/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Poetry
Reading

Sankofa Video and Books, the largest purveyor of African-American children’s literature in the District, is celebrating the work of renowned children’s book author Eloise Greenfield and the 40th anniversary of her seminal collection, Honey, I Love and Other Poems.

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Sankofa Video & Books
2714 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001

Contact Information

Jada F. Smith
202-234-4755

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