Poets for Science is engaging poets from across the country in the March for Science on April 22.
With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Afaa Michael Weaver’s Spirit Boxing, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees, and Patricia Smith’s Incendiary Art, for a glimpse into the worlds of these new and noteworthy titles.
Max Ritvo, the author of Four Reincarnations (Milkweed Editions, September), spoke with poet Dorthea Lasky two months before his death from cancer. He was twenty-five.
Book Soup is located on the world famous Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. The bookstore has been serving readers, writers, artists, rock and rollers, and celebrities since it was founded by Glenn Goldman in 1975. With over 60,000 titles, specializing in art, film, photography, music, controversial nonfiction, and literary fiction, the shop hosts author events and is open daily.
The Focal Point is a live music venue and listening room that hosts live bands and musical acts, as well as other performances and events. The St. Louis Poetry Center hosts the Poetry at the Point reading series at Focal Point on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM.
N7 is a creamery, cafe, and bakery that holds a regular open mic poetry event, Coffee & Poets, every second Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM. The event series is hosted by the Depot Open Mic and Lionlike Mindstate.
Established in 1984, Politics and Prose is an independent bookstore and cafe in Washington D. C. that hosts regular author events, readings, and writing classes throughout the year.
The Arcade Poetry Series is a yearly program and readings are held on Saturdays at 7pm, one Saturday each month January through June. $3 / CAM Members free
The Spoken Word Club of Laguna Woods is a place for writers, poets, playwrights, monologuists, and storytellers to read their work and develop new material. In our monthly meetings, members have an opportunity to read and hear others. There is a featured reader every month. Guests are welcomed to listen or read ($2 charge for guests per meeting). Light refreshments at the Redwoods Room in the Community Center on El Toro on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 1pm-3pm.
The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.