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July 2021

West Cork Literary Festival presents Experiments in Empathy: Ellen Bass & Tom Moore

July 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm IST
€5

West Cork Literary Festival presents Experiments in Empathy: Ellen Bass & Tom Moore, on July 15 at 8 p.m. (GMT+1) (12 p.m. PDT). From the organizers: But sometimes it’s too much to ask a person to inhabit the strange region of a foreign heart –‘Experiment in Empathy’ by Ellen Bass, from Indigo (2020) Later that afternoon, lonely and bored, you thought you’d found the sweetness in humankind —‘Lab Rat’ by Tom Moore, from Brother Adam (2020) Poetry has long been the bedfellow of beauty,…

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Moberg Gallery presents Larassa Kabel’s A Ghost at the Feast, with a reading by Jennifer L. Knox

July 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
Moberg Gallery, 2411 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Jennifer L. Knox will give a reading at Moberg Gallery in Des Moines on July 16, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. to celebrate A Ghost at the Feast, an art show by Larassa Kabel. From the organizers: In conjunction with Larassa Kabel's exhibit, A Ghost at the Feast, and Mary Jones' installation, The Map Room, Moberg Gallery will host an artists' talks and poetry reading on Friday, July 16th, 4.30 - 6.30 pm. Kabel will discuss her new works, which focus…

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Arcadia Books presents Nikki Wallschlaeger

July 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Arcadia Books, 102 East Jefferson St.
Spring Green, WI 53588 United States
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Arcadia Books presents Nikki Wallschlaeger for a poetry reading on July 17, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. From the organizers: Nikki Wallschlaeger, 2021-22 visiting professor at the Iowa Writers' Group, reads from Waterbaby, her third collection of poetry. Using the element of water to connect her poems, Nikki Wallschlaeger writes about family, memory, Blackness, motherhood, work and the toll taken on the body and spirit. “How can you not be grateful, in such an ugly time, for a poet who so…

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The John Carroll Young Writers Workshop with Philip Metres and Lydia Munnell

July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 23 @ 12:00 pm EDT
John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Boulevard
University Heights, OH 44118 United States
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$980

The John Carroll Young Writers Workshop is a writing workshop for students entering grades 8–12 hosted by John Carroll University from July 19–23, 2021, with award-winning faculty Philip Metres and Lydia Munnell. From the organizers: The John Carroll Young Writers Workshop (for students grades 8–12) will take place on July 19-July 23, 2021, on the campus of John Carroll University, directed by award-winning creative writing faculty from John Carroll University. This year, we’re offering both day camp and overnight options.…

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Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown presents Vision & Revision: A Poetry Workshop – LIVE with Erin Belieu

July 19 @ 10:00 am - July 23 @ 10:00 am EDT
$550

Fine Arts Work Center in Province Town, July 19 to July 23 at 10 AM - 12 PM EDT, presents Vision & Revision: A Poetry Workshop - LIVE with Erin Belieu From the organizers: In this workshop, you will decide if you're more interested in generating new work or in sharing previously drafted work with the group (or some combination of both). I will bring in poems every day as models of various craft elements for our consideration, and I…

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Boyce Thompson Arboretum presents Nature Authors: From NYT to BTA with Aimee Nezhukumatathil

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm MST
$10

Boyce Thompson Arboretum presents Nature Authors: From NYT to BTA with Aimee Nezhukumatathil on July 22 at 6 p.m. (MST) via Zoom. From the organizers: Boyce Thompson Arboretum welcomes bestselling nature authors Gary Nabhan, Doug Tallamy, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, and Emma Marris in a special virtual series throughout the summer. Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of a book of nature essays, World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, & Other Astonishments, which was named a finalist for the Kirkus Prize…

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The New York City Poetry Festival presents Deborah Landau

July 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Colonels Row, Hay Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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The New York City Poetry Festival presents Deborah Landau for a headliner reading on July 25 from 3:30 to 4 p.m. on Governors Island. From the organizers: Join us in celebrating 10 years of uniting New York City's vast and diverse poetry community! Every year on the last weekend in July, the New York City Poetry Festival unites the vast and diverse New York City poetry community on the idyllic summer paradise of Governors Island. The festival invites poetry organizations…

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Left Bank Books and Saint Louis Poetry Center present Maggie Smith with Dana Levin

July 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT

Left Bank Books and Saint Louis Poetry Center present Maggie Smith in conversation with Dana Levin on Facebook Live on July 27 at 5:30 p.m. (central). From the organizers: Left Bank Books and Saint Louis Poetry Center welcome award-winning poet and bestselling author of Keep Moving and Good Bones, Maggie Smith, who will discuss and read from her new collection Goldenrod, on our Facebook Live Page at 5:30pm CT on July 27. Smith will be in conversation with award winning St. Louis poet…

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Poetry Battles presents Jericho Brown

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Poetry Battles presents an interview with Pulitzer Prize winning poet Jericho Brown, author of The Tradition, on July 29 at 7 p.m. EDT via Instagram Live. From the organizers: We couldn't be more excited for this week's episode of "Poetry Battles Live!" We have the honor of sitting down with the legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning author, poet, professor, and scholar Dr. @jerichobrown1. Bring your questions, your notebook/pen, and your excitement because this is going to be a treat you definitely don't want to…

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August 2021

Georgia Center for the Book presents 2021 Route 1 Reads Poetry Reading

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Georgia Center for the Book presents 2021 Route 1 Reads Poetry Reading, a virtual poetry reading, on August 2 at 7 p.m. EDT. Featured guests include Michael Klein, Kirun Kapur, Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Kiki Petrosino, Adrienne Su, and Tyree Daye, with editor Kim Roberts. From the organizers: Poets from Maine to Florida, featured on the 2021 Route 1 Reads:Poetry list, participate in a virtual poetry reading. Told in ancient caves around campfires, and recited from bunting-draped, white marble rostrums, Poetry…

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