John Freeman with Meng Jin at Portland Book Festival

Brunish Theater 4th Floor, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR

John Freeman will read and be in conversation with Meng Jim on November 5th at 5 pm PST at the Brunish Theater in Portland.  From the Organizers: Poet John Freeman and short story writer Meng Jin explore the isolation and search for connection of the past few years, through the quarantines of the pandemic and the political division of […]


John Freeman Reading with Samiya Bashir at Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, NYU

Lilliann Vernon Creative Writers House 58 West 10th St., New York,, NY

John Freeman will read with Samiya Bashir at 7 PM EST on Thursday, November 10th. From the organizers: Poetry Reading: Samiya Bashir and John Freeman Readings by Samiya Bashir and John Freeman, with a reception and book signing to follow. Please see below for more information about the authors. Open to the public All attendees […]

John Freeman and Deborah Landau

Greenlight Bookstore 632 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Copper Canyon Press authors John Freeman and Deborah Landau will present from their new books at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn at 7:30 PM ET on Monday, Novemeber 14th. From the organizers: John Freeman—poet, editor, and founder of the literary annual Freeman's—joins us along with prizewinning poet Deborah Landau for an evening of all things Copper […]

John Freeman, Victoria Chang, Peter Balakian, and Victoria Redel on “Redemption, Refuge, and Release”

Miami Dade College Room 6100 (Building 6, 1st Floor) 300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL

Join John Freeman, Victoria Chang, Peter Balakian, and Jennifer Redel for a panel discussion of "Redemption, Refuge, and Release," at the Miami Book Fair on Saturday November 19th at 12 PM ET.  From the Organizers: Whether meditating on the sensuality of fruits and vegetables, the COVID-19 pandemic, the trauma and memory of the Armenian genocide, […]

John Freeman and Ha Jin at Harvard Bookstore

Harvard Book Store 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

John Freeman and Ha Jin will read at Harvard Bookstore on Tuesday December 13th at 7 PM ET.  From the organizers: Harvard Book Store welcomes JOHN FREEMAN—author and executive editor at Alfred A. Knopf—and award-winning author HA JIN for an evening of poetry and eggnog, featuring readings from Wind, Trees and The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li […]

John Freeman Reading & Conversation with Su Hwang & Michael Kleber-Diggs

Moon Palace Books 3032 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis, MN, United States

From the Organizers: "Please join us on Monday, March 6th at 7:00pm for a free, in-person, masked event at Moon Palace Books to welcome poet, essayist, editor, and literary critic John Freeman, who will be reading from his recent third poetry collection, WIND, TREES, published with Copper Canyon Press in October 2022. He will be joined by Twin […]


Reading with John Freeman and Stuart Dybek at Volumes Bookstore

Volumes Bookstore 900 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, United States

From the organizers: "Join us at Volumes Bookstore on March 7th as we welcome back poet, critic, and writer John Freeman to read from his new collection of poems from Copper Canyon Press, Wind, Trees. John will be joined in conversation with one of Chicago's most beloved writers/poets/educators, Stuart Dybek."

Orion Magazine Presents: A Reading with John Freeman

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes 2600 South Park Blvd., Cleveland, OH, United States

From the organizers: "Orion Magazine contributing writer, John Freeman, author, poet, executive editor at Alfred A. Knopf, and founder of the literary journal Freeman’s will be making a stop in Cleveland on his tour of independent books stores. Join us at the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes on Wednesday, March 8th at 7 pm for […]

Reading and Conversation with John Freeman and Wil Weitzel

The Center for Fiction 15 Lafayette Avenue, New York

From the organizers: "The Center for Fiction is pleased to welcome John Freeman and our Emerging Writer Fellowship alum, Wil Weitzel, for the launch of Nights from This Galaxy, Weitzel's debut set of deep, lush short stories that are full of wonder; the collection’s tales range from a couple that cares for a starving lion to a boy […]


Albertine Bookstore Presents A Reading with John Freeman, Alex Dimitrov, and Stéphane Bouquet

Albertine Bookstore 972 5th Avenue, New York, NY, United States

From the organizers: "Join poets Alex Dimitrov, John Freeman, and Stéphane Bouquet for a night of poetry readings of their respective work, Love and Other Poems (Copper Canyon), Wind, Trees (Copper Canyon), and Common Life (trans. by Lindsay Turner, Nightboat). This event will be moderated by Lindsay Turner. At a moment at which the fabric of […]


Elliott Bay Book Company Presents FREEMAN’S Launch with John Freeman, Deborah Landau, and Sasha LaPointe

Elliot Bay Book Company

Elliott Bay Book Company Presents FREEMAN’S Launch with John Freeman, Deborah Landau, and Sasha LaPointe on Monday October 23rd, 2023 @ 6:00PM - 7:00 PM Pacific Time. Additionally followed by readings with Victoria Adukwei Bulley, Sasha LaPointe, and Deborah Landau from their recently released collections. From the organizers: "Editor John Freeman launches the latest issue […]