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April 2021

Seren Cardiff Poetry Festival presents Tishani Doshi

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - April 18 @ 5:00 pm IST

Seren Cardiff Poetry Festival presents, April 15 - 18 GMT , Tishani Doshi From the organizers: It feels like a lifetime since we hosted our 2020 festival in the Temple of Peace last February. At the time, as Storm Denis raged outside, none of us knew what we would face in the coming months. Now we are looking ahead to the Seren Cardiff Poetry Festival 2021 which we are delighted to announce will take place online from Thursday 15 – Sunday 18 April 2021.…

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Left Bank Books presents Alice Quinn & Contributors – Together in a Sudden Strangeness feat. Traci Brimhall & Dana Levin

April 19 @ 7:00 pm CDT

Left Bank Books presents Alice Quinn & Contributors - Together in a Sudden Strangeness, April 19 at 7 PM CDT, feat. Traci Brimhall & Dana Levin From the organizers: In this urgent outpouring of American voices, our poets speak to us as they shelter in place, addressing our collective fear, grief, and hope from eloquent and diverse individual perspectives. **Featuring 107 poets, from A to Z—Julia Alvarez to Matthew Zapruder—with work in between by Jericho Brown, Billy Collins, Fanny Howe,…

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Diesel, A Bookstore presents Arthur Sze

April 20 @ 6:30 pm PDT

Diesel, A Bookstore presents Arthur Sze From the organizers: Join us on Tuesday, April 20th at 6:30 pm for a virtual event with with Arthur Sze in conversation with John Evans as they discuss The Glass Constellation:  New and Collected Poems.   Register here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/arthur-sze-in/register  

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Lift Every Voice presents Sisters in Struggle and Song: A Reading and Conversation with Mariposa Fernández, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, and Patricia Spears Jone

April 20 @ 7:00 pm EDT

Lift Every Voice presents Sisters in Struggle and Song: A Reading and Conversation, April 20 at 7 PM EDT, with Mariposa Fernández, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, and Patricia Spears Jones From the organizers: Join New York-based poets Mariposa Fernández (Bronx), LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs (Harlem) and Patricia Spears Jones (Brooklyn) to celebrate the publication of the Library of America’s history-making anthology, African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song, edited by Kevin Young, and their place within the Black poetic tradition. Register here: https://lehman-cuny-edu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nHtK1zCtSOmmzkDd-Qxe8w

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Cuirt International Festival of Literature presents Conversations on Craft with Tishani Doshi

April 21 @ 5:00 pm IST
€9.39

Cuirt International Festival of Literature presents Conversations on Craft, April 21 at 5 PM GMT, with Tishani Doshi From the organizers: Cúirt presents Conversations on Craft, a series of events to exercise the formal muscles of new and emerging writers at every stage of their development. A series of webinars with live Q&As, these events will see contemporary Irish writers take a forensic look at how some of the world’s best writers make their craft sing. These focused, illuminating discussions…

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Lift Every Voice presents The Enduring Power of Langston Hughes, with Kevin Young, Edgar Tidwell, Glenn North, Tahraji Milsap, Jayden James

April 21 @ 6:30 pm EDT

Lift Every Voice presents, April 21 at 6:30 PM EDT, The Enduring Power of Langston Hughes, with Kevin Young, Edgar Tidwell, Glenn North, Tahraji Milsap, Jayden James From the organizers: It was 100 years ago, in June 1921, that a young Langston Hughes published what would become one of his best-known poems, “The Negro Speaks of Rivers.” He moved that fall into New York’s predominantly African American Harlem neighborhood and became a towering figure in the Harlem Renaissance artistic movement,…

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Bloodaxe Books presents Poetry Online with Tishani Doshi

April 22 @ 7:00 pm BST

Bloodaxe Books presents Poetry Online, April 22 at 7 PM, with Tishani Doshi From the organizers: 7pm Free launch event on YouTube Live with Dom Bury and Jenna Clake. Hosted by Neil Astley, editor of Bloodaxe Books.   Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBrXaZ0wUw7JwdfrAvAbTUg

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Pangyrus presents What Tells You Ripeness: Black Poets on Nature with Nikki Wallschlaeger

April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Pangyrus presents What Tells You Ripeness: Black Poets on Nature with Nikki Wallschlaeger From the organizers: Pangyrus is proud to present a collection of Black writing on nature, What Tells You Ripeness. Soliciting and selecting poets for the collection, guest poetry editor Nikki Wallschlaeger aims to continue the work of Camille T. Dungy’s anthology Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, published in 2009. In Nikki’s words, “I think it’s important to highlight, during this time, that white supremacy and trauma are not the only…

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Unbound Book Festival Keynote, feat. Jericho Brown and Tracy K. Smith

April 23

From the organizers: "Panelists: Jericho Brown and Tracy K. Smith Join us for an unforgettable evening when we welcome these two beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning poets in conversation to conclude Unbound's sixth festival." Access link will appear here: http://www.unboundbookfestival.com/keynote-event

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Malvern Books presents Malvern’s Line/Break Poetry Book Club with Ocean Vuong

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Malvern Books presents Malvern’s Line/Break Poetry Book Club, April 24 at 1 PM CDT, with Ocean Vuong From the organizers: We’d like to invite you to join Malvern’s Line/Break Poetry Book Club! Hosted by Malvernian Claire, this is a reading group for those of you interested in exploring works from our expansive poetry section. Register by emailing: becky@malvernbooks.com with “poetry book club” in the subject line

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