John Freeman and Ha Jin at Harvard Bookstore

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

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 Deborah Landau

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

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 with Meng Jin at Portland Book Festival

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 and Forrest Gander At City Lights Bookstore

A reading and discussion of John Freeman’s forthcoming collection Wind, Trees. From the Organizers: City Lights Foundation, in partnership with Alta Journal, presents John Freeman in a reading of new work and conversation with Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Forrest Gander. This free event celebrates Freeman’s new collection of poetry, Wind, Trees, published by Copper Canyon Press, and […]

John Freeman, Natalie Shapero, and Tayi Tibble Read at Diesel Bookstore

From the Organizers: Join us on Thursday October 27th at 6:30pm as we welcome John Freeman, Tayi Tibble and Natalie Shapero to the store to read from and sign Wind, Trees and other selected works. This event is free to attend and will be held in the courtyard at DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood. Masks are required to attend.   John Freeman is the founder […]

John Freeman With Debra Gwartney at Elliot Bay Book Co.

Join John Freeman and Debra Gwartney for readings and a discussion of Wind, Trees. 

Announcing Copper Canyon Press’s Fall/Winter 2022 Publishing Season

We are delighted to announce the publication of ten new books of incredible poetry in fall/winter 2022: [To] The Last [Be] Human, Jorie Graham (September 2022) Black Swim, Nicholas Goodly (September 2022) Names and Rivers, Shuri Kido translated by Tomoyuki Endo and Forrest Gander (September 2022) Intimacies, Received, Taneum Bambrick (September 2022) Late Summer Ode, […]

New York University’s Creative Writing Program presents Writing Into a Crisis: A Virtual Reading and Conversation with John Freeman and Khaled Mattawa

From the organizers: Writing into a Crisis: a virtual reading, conversation, and Q&A with John Freeman and Khaled Mattawa.  Reading is free and open to the public, though registration is required. Please register here to receive Zoom link.

Elliott Bay Book Company presents Aimee Nezhukumatathil and John Freeman

From the organizers: “If things go as we imagine this might, this evening’s program will feature Aimee Nezhukumatathil, one of the most vital poets of her generation, doing this virtual reading program with her first book of prose, the dazzling, animated book that is World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments (Milkweed).  […]

Book People presents a Virtual Reading with John Freeman and A. Kendra Greene

Book People presents a virtual reading with authors John Freeman and A. Kendra Greene discussing their newest books. Digital doors at 6:45pm CT Reading begins at 7:00pm CT Register here: https://us02web.zoom.

Brazos Bookstore presents John Freeman in conversation with Lacy Johnson

Brazos Bookstore presents John Freeman in conversation with Lacy Johnson. Register here:

City Lights Live with John Freeman and D.A. Powell

City Lights Live presents a virtual reading and book celebration for John Freeman‘s The Park. Freeman is joined by renowned Bay Area poet D.A. Powell.

SPEAK. EASY. // A Virtual Reading Series presents John Freeman, Mary-Kim Arnold, and Jenny Zhang

Twenty Stories LA presents SPEAK. EASY.—a virtual reading series with your favorite authors. On May 16, SPEAK.

Greenlight Bookstore presents John Freeman and Julia Alvarez

Acclaimed authors and friends John Freeman and Julia Alvarez present their new books, both of which engages with questions of how we decide who to care for, which bodies matter, how we occupy space with strangers… and whose presences we don’t see. - Freeman’s poetry collection The Park is a series of meditations inspired by The Luxembourg […]

Launch Party Livestream: Traci Brimhall, Leila Chatti, & John Freeman

Note: Event times listed are in Pacific Time (PT). Every week in April, join Copper Canyon Press for a series of free livestreaming book launch readings! Launch Party will introduce you to twelve brilliant new and forthcoming poetry collections—three every Thursday, plus our Tuesday finale. The guests for April 9, 11am PT are Traci Brimhall, […]