Seattle Arts & Lectures Presents Chris Abani

Rainier Arts Center 3515 S. Alaska St, Seattle, WA, United States

Seattle Arts & Lectures will host a reading with Chris Abani at Rainier Arts Center on Monday April 3rd at 7:30pm PST. This reading will also be streamed live online. To purchase tickets, please visit    

$10 – $35

Eckerd College Presents National Poetry Month Reading with Victoria Chang

Dalí Museum's Will Raymund Theater 1 Dali Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL, United States

From the organizers:  "In collaboration with the Dalí Museum’s monthly Poetry at the Dalí Series, Eckerd College will welcome Victoria Chang to read from her forthcoming book of poems, With My Back to the World, in the Dalí Museum Will Raymund Theater at 6:30 pm EST April 12. This event is free to the public—please […]


Victoria Chang at The Los Angeles Festival of Books

University of Southern California 3551 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA, United States

On Sunday April 23rd, The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and David L. Ulin will host "Doing the Work: Talking with Chowdhury Prize Recipient Victoria Chang." This event will take 12:30–1:20pm PST on The Poetry Stage at the University of Southern California campus. It is free to the general public.   


Before the Borderless Release Party with Dean Rader

The Firehouse 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco

From the organizers: "Join Guggenheim award-winning author Dean Rader for a celebration of the release of his most recent book, Before the Borderless: Dialogues with the Art of Cy Twombly, in the Firehouse at Fort Mason Center For Arts & Culture. Before the Borderless is a groundbreaking collection of poems featuring Rader’s original poems in conversation with paintings […]

Poetry and the Archives of History with Paisley Rekdal

Marsh Cabaret Bar 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA, United States

From The Bay Area Book Festival:  "In this session, we’ll hear from those who instead look at archives and envision poetry. In West: A Translation, poet Paisley Rekdal vividly documents how the heroic narrative of the transcontinental railroad is intertwined with the history of Chinese exclusion. We'll also hear from poet Anthony Cody whose collection […]


Echoes of Exclusion with Paisley Rekdal

The Magnes Auditorium 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA, United States

Join poets Paisley Rekdal, Fae Myenne Ng, and Ava Chin and novelist Kathryn Ma for a timely discussion about the Chinese Exclusion Act and its echoes in contemporary America. This panel discussion will take place on Sunday May 7th from 2:00–3:00pm PDT.   The Bay Area Book Festival is free and open to the public.    […]


Green Apple Books presents Randall Mann with D.A. Powell

Green Apple Books on the Park 1231 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA, United States

From the organizers: "Join us on Tuesday May 9th at 7:00pm PST when Randall Mann celebrates the release of his book, Deal: New and Selected Poems, with D.A. Powell at 9th Ave. Masks are encouraged for in-person attendance. Or, watch the livestream here."

An Afternoon with Dean Rader, Timothy Donnelly, and Shanta Lee Gander

Hudson Valley Writers Center 300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States

From the organizers:  "Join us in person or via Zoom as we welcome Dean Rader, Timothy Donnelly, and Shanta Lee Gander. They will read from their latest works and engage in a lively Q&A.  This event will take place on May 21 from 4:00 – 6:30pm EST at the Hudson Valley Writers Center and live […]


Natalie Diaz and Adam Falk at Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises

Sanders Theatre 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

From the organizers: "THE POET AND ORATOR at the 2023 Phi Beta Kappa Literary Exercises—the traditional, academic opening event of Harvard’s Commencement-week celebrations—will be Natalie Diaz and Adam Falk, Ph.D. ’91. They are scheduled to appear on Tuesday morning, May 23, in Sanders Theatre. The Literary Exercises (this will be the 231st iteration) celebrate undergraduate […]


Community of Writers Poetry Program taught by Victoria Chang, Kazim Ali, Forrest Gander, Carmen Giménez, Brenda Hillman, and Evie Shockley

Palisades Tahoe CA, United States

From the organizers: "The Poetry Program at the Community of Writers is founded on the belief that when poets gather in a community to write new poems, each poet may well break through old habits and write something stronger and truer than before. To help this happen we work together to create an atmosphere in which […]


Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Award Ceremony and Reception with keynote speaker, Chris Abani

American Writers Museum 180 N. Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL, United States

From the organizers:  "Celebrate the winners of the 2023 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction during a special award ceremony at the American Writers Museum in Chicago. Presented by Booklist and RUSA and generously supported by NoveList and a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, this year's show will honor […]

$25 – $274