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August 2022

Soul Bone Lit Fest presents Poetry Reading with Jennifer L. Knox & Nynke Passi

Monday August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT

Soul Bone Lit Fest presents Poetry Reading with Jennifer L. Knox & Nynke Passi From the organizers: "We kick off the festival with a poetry reading featuring Jennifer L. Knox and Nynke Passi, MIU's MFA in Creative Writing program director. About this event Jennifer L. Knox is the author of Crushing It (Copper Canyon, 2020), as well as the collections Days of Shame and Failure (2015), The Mystery of the Hidden Driveway (2010), Drunk by Noon (2007), and A Gringo…

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Soul Bone Lit Fest presents Two Sylvias Press with Press Co-Founder Kelli Russell Agodon

Friday August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Free

Soul Bone Lit Fest presents Two Sylvias Press with Press Co-Founder Kelli Russell Agodon. From the organizers: "Kelli Russell Agodon, co-founder of Two Sylvias (one of our favorite presses), will be your host in this session. About Two Sylvias: 'Created with the belief that great writing is good for the world, Two Sylvias Press mixes modern technology, classic style, and literary intellect with an eco-friendly heart. We draw our inspiration from the poetic literary talent of Sylvia Plath and the…

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New Dominion Bookshop presents Selected Books of the Beloved with Gregory Orr

Saturday August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Free

New Dominion Bookshop presents Selected Books of the Beloved with Gregory Orr From the organizers:  Join us as we celebrate the release of Gregory Orr’s new poetry collection, Selected Books of the Beloved. This in-person event will be free and open to the public. We recommend arriving early for the best seating. More information will appear here: https://ndbookshop.com/events/gregory-orr-selected-books-of-the-beloved/

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Silo City Reading Series featuring Jericho Brown

Saturday August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Silo City, 85 Silo City Row
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States

Silo City Reading Series featuring Jericho Brown From the organizer: Join us for the season finale of the 2022 SILO CITY READING SERIES featuring poetry from Jericho Brown and JBLC Poetry Fellow TBA, a musical performance by Florist, and an installation by Johann Diedrick.

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The Merwin Conservancy presents Arthur Sze & Carol Moldaw in The Green Room

Wednesday August 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm HST
Free

The Merwin Conservancy presents Arthur Sze & Carol Moldaw in The Green Room From the organizers: "After a hiatus of more than two years, The Merwin Conservancyʻs beloved arts and ecology series The Green Room returned to in-person gatherings on Maui with two very special guests, our poets-in-residence Carol Moldaw and Arthur Sze. These two extraordinary poets have spent a month in residence in the former home of W.S. and Paula Merwin, and earlier this month Carol and Arthur shared the stage for…

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Soul Bone Lit Fest presents Featured Reading with Ellen Bass & Mark Spragg

Wednesday August 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT

Soul Bone Lit Fest presents Featured Reading with Ellen Bass & Mark Spragg From the organizers: "Tonight our long-time mentor and frequent guest Mark Spragg is returning together with a close friend of his, Ellen Bass, a poet we deeply admire. We are so happy to have the two of them read together from their poetry and lyrical prose. Ellen Bass’s most recent collection, Indigo, was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2020. Her other poetry books include Like a Beggar, The Human…

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September 2022

UC Berkeley Lunch Poems presents Alex Dmitrov

Thursday September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

UC Berkeley Lunch Poems presents Alex Dmitrov From the organizers: "Alex Dimitrov is the author of three books of poetry — Love and Other Poems, Together and by Ourselves, and Begging for It — and the chapbook American Boys. His poems have been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Paris Review, and Poetry. He has taught writing at Princeton University, Columbia University, and New York University, among other institutions. Previously, he was the Senior Content Editor…

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Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl presents Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Saturday September 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Nevada Museum of Art, 160 W Liberty St
Reno, NV 89501 United States
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Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl presents Aimee Nezhukumatathil. From the organizers: "Keynote Event: Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Author of World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments. We are thrilled to welcome authors, artists, and community members back to the streets of Reno for a Nevada Humanities Literary Crawl reunion like no other. Join us for a festival of books, ideas, and the humanities as we bring people together to celebrate the rich literary talent throughout this region. This…

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Poets Corner presents Black Coffee: A Conversation with Ellen Bass

Sunday September 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

Sunday, September 11, 2022  at 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM ET From the organizers: "In conversation with The Poets Corner founder Meg Weston, Ellen Bass will talk about the craft of poetry, her creative process, influences, and recurring themes that appear in her poems and intrigue her in the poems of others. She'll read from her various collections, including the most recent, Indigo. Join us on ZOOM for a lively conversation with one of America's leading poets, starting at 4:00…

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Hudson Valley Writers Center presents 2022 Gala honoring Arthur Sze and Lauren Acampora

Thursday September 22 @ 6:30 pm EDT
Philipse Manor Station, 300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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$150

Hudson Valley Writers Center presents 2022 Gala, Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 PM ET, honoring Arthur Sze and Lauren Acampora From the organizers: "The Hudson Valley Writers Center is thrilled to present the 2022 Gala honoring poet Arthur Sze and novelist Lauren Acampora!   Join the festivities in person (Thursday, September 22, 6:30 PM) Enjoy live readings by this year’s acclaimed honorees in our historic Philipse Manor Station overlooking the Hudson River! In person tickets ($150) include: Cocktails, light dinner by Abigail…

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