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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. 

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.

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 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 […]

Cate Marvin and Randall Mann in Conversation with Michael Dumanis

Cate Marvin and Randall Mann will have a discussion with Michael Dumanis as part of Bennington College’s Poetry at Bennington programs on Thursday, November 3 at 12 PM ET From the Organizers: OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Randall Mann is a queer, multiracial poet, critic, and medical writer. He is the author of five books of poems, […]

John Freeman With Debra Gwartney at Elliot Bay Book Co.

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

John Freeman at The Vancouver Writer’s Fest

John Freeman reads and discusses poetry with a panel of five poets moderated by Aislinn Hunter. From the Organizers: Join five poets at the height of their prowess as they share works from their new collections and speak to the urgency of poetry in today’s world. Amidst such turmoil, art is increasingly important. Poems reclaim […]

Can Art Change The World? A Panel Discussion with Jennifer L. Knox

Jennifer L. Knox will participate in a vital discussion of the function of art in our present day. From the Organizers: Hosted by Maya Davis (Stanley Center for Peace and Security) with guests Cynthia Lazaroff (Impact Fellow, Games for Change), Rodrigo Reyes (Director, Sansón and Me), and Jennifer L. Knox Listen to a multitude of […]

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 […]

Lannan presents Arthur Sze with Forrest Gander

Lannan presents Arthur Sze with Forrest Gander Join Lannan for an in-person reading and conversation with Arthur Sze and Forrest Gander. This event will also be live-streamed. More info here:

Public Radio Tulsa presents 23rd Annual Guest Poet Series with Ellen Bass

Public Radio Tulsa presents 23rd Annual Guest Poet Series with Ellen Bass from 10 am to 8 pm CST. From the organizers: “Oklahoma City University will host public presentations by celebrated poet Ellen Bass on April 6 for the 23rd annual Thatcher Hoffman Smith Poetry Series. Our first event at 10:00AM and a follow-up event […]

Shadows of Grief: A Discussion with Victoria Chang and Kat Chow

Shadows of Grief: A Discussion with Victoria Chang and Kat Chow As part of the 2022 Virginia Festival of the Book, this event is FREE to attend and open to the public. THIS IS AN IN-PERSON EVENT. Book sales and signing follow.