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

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 […]

Eckerd College Presents National Poetry Month Reading with Victoria Chang

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 […]

Whitman College Visiting Writers Series: Jane Miller

From the organizers: “The Visiting Writers Reading Series brings established and emerging writers to share work with the community. Jane Miller has written twelve books, most recently the poetry collection Who Is Trixie the Trasher? and Other Questions, and From the Valley of Bronze Camels: A Primer, Some Lectures, & A Boondoggle on Poetry. She has performed her creative work […]

Lovecrumbs Readings presents A Night of Poetry featuring Randall Mann

From the organizers: “On Friday March 31st, we’re back for another chilled night of poetry, wine, and cake at Lovecrumbs Café in Edinburgh. Featuring readings from: Randall Mann, Rosa Campbell, Helena Fornells Nadal, Caleb Nichols, and Nasim Rebecca Asl. Doors open at 6.30pm (ish).

Natalie Eilbert and Amy Dennis at The Factory Reading Series

From the organizers:  “As part of the thirteenth annual VERSeFest poetry festival presents: The Factory Reading Series Lecture Series; two talks/readings by Natalie Eilbert and Amy Dennis, lovingly hosted by Rob McLennan. This event will take place at Knox Presbyterian Church from 1-2pm EST on March 25th. It will also be streamed free online. Tickets for […]

Poetry Foundation Presents Copper Canyon 50th Anniversary Reading with Chris Abani, Tishani Doshi, Alison C. Rollins, Arthur Sze, and Javier Zamora

From the organizers:  “Join us for the Chicago celebration of Copper Canyon Press’s 50th Anniversary with readings by Copper Canyon authors Chris Abani, Tishani Doshi, Alison C. Rollins, Arthur Sze, and Javier Zamora. This is a hybrid event, which will be offered in-person and via livestream. It will take place onThursday, March 23, 2023, 7:00 […]

Reading and Conversation with John Freeman and Wil Weitzel

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 […]

Austin Peay State University Presents an Evening with Victoria Chang

From the organizers: “The Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will host author Victoria Chang on March 22, from 7:00 pm–9:00 pm in Heydel Hall, located inside the APSU Art + Design building. As funded by the Roy Acuff Chair of Excellence, the evening will feature Chang in a live […]

Copper Canyon 50th Anniversary Celebration at Elliott Bay Book Company

Poetry is vital to language and living. Based in Port Townsend, Washington, Copper Canyon Press is a nationally recognized publisher dedicated to advancing the art, practice, and reading of poetry from around the world. 2023 marks a half century of its efforts in doing so—to celebrate this 50th anniversary, Copper Canyon will host a reading […]

Orion Magazine Presents: A Reading with John Freeman

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 […]

Victoria Chang at Pacific Lutheran University Visiting Writers Series

Pacific Lutheran University’s 2022-23 Visiting Writers Series will host poet Victoria Chang at the Scandinavian Cultural Center, Room #100.  This live reading is open to the campus community for in-person attendance.

Reading with John Freeman and Stuart Dybek at Volumes Bookstore

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.”

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

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 […]

Michael Wiegers Hosts Reading and Q&A with Shangyang Fang

On February 18th at 6:30pm, Michael Wiegers, Executive Editor of Copper Canyon Press, will host a reading and Q&A with Shangyang Fang at The Royal Block Hotel. Fang will read from his collection “Burying the Mountain.” This event is FREE and open to the public. 

New Dominion Bookshop presents a Reading with Fernando Valverde and Wajahat Ali

From the organizers: “Join us for a reading with poet Fernando Valverde (America) and writer Wajahat Ali (Go Back to Where You Came From). This in-person event will be free and open to the public. We recommend arriving early for the best seating.”

Zell Visiting Writers Series: Poet Alberto Ríos Reading and Q&A

From the organizers: “The Zell Visiting Writers Series presents Alberto Ríos, Arizona’s inaugural poet laureate and a recent chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, is the author of twelve books and chapbooks of poetry, including The Theater of Night—winner of the 2007 PEN/Beyond Margins Award—three collections of short stories, and a memoir about growing […]

The Paris Review and the Morgan Library & Museum Present: A Reading and Conversation with Victoria Chang, C. S. Giscombe, Timmy Straw, and Srikanth Reddy

From the organizers: “Since 1953, The Paris Review has shaped the canon of contemporary poetry, publishing exciting new voices alongside household names. Contributors Victoria Chang, C. S. Giscombe, and Timmy Straw will be joined at the Morgan Library & Museum by the Review’s new poetry editor, Srikanth Reddy, to discuss their poems in the magazine’s new Winter issue, no.


AT SKYLIGHT BOOKS: TANEUM BAMBRICK presents INTIMACIES, RECEIVED with DOROTHY CHAN From the organizers: “In this astonishing second collection by Taneum Bambrick, violence hides in the glint of the carving knife—every intimacy a shadow, every memory a maze to navigate. Set primarily in rural Southern Spain, Intimacies, Received moves through streets and fields, households and years, […]

Bookends & Beginnings presents A Conversation with Sarah Ruhl and Chris Abani

Bookends & Beginnings presents A Conversation with Sarah Ruhl and Chris Abani!   From the organizers: “Join us in the Bookends & Beginnings Courtyard for a conversation between Sarah Ruhl and Chris Abani about their new books of poetry, Love Poems in Quarantine and Smoking the Bible. We will have copies of both books for sale in the […]