The John Carroll Young Writers Workshop with Philip Metres and Lydia Munnell

The John Carroll Young Writers Workshop is a writing workshop for students entering grades 8–12 hosted by John Carroll University from July 19–23, 2021, with award-winning faculty Philip Metres and Lydia Munnell. From the organizers: The John Carroll Young Writers Workshop (for students grades 8–12) will take place on July 19-July 23, 2021, on the […]

Literary Cleveland presents “Poetry and Basketball” with Philip Metres, Tomás Q. Morín and David Tomas Martinez

Literary Cleveland presents “Poetry and Basketball,” a panel featuring Philip Metres, Tomás Q. Morín and David Tomas Martinez, on July 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. (EDT).

City of Asylum presents Poets Naomi Shihab Nye, Michael Simms, & Friends

City of Asylum virtually presents Poets Naomi Shihab Nye, Michael Simms, & Friends on July 1 at 7:00 p.m. (EDT), in partnership with Vox Populi. From the organizers: This is a virtual-only event streamed on City of Asylum’s virtual platform, City of Asylum @ Home.

Literati Bookstore presents At Home with Literati: Susan Briante, Phil Metres, & Tess Taylor

Literati Bookstore presents At Home with Literati: Susan Briante, Phil Metres, & Tess Taylor From the organizers: In 1936, noting a turn toward the documentary in a variety of arts, Wallace Stevens explained the Depression had focused attention “in the direction of reality, that is to say, in the direction of fact.” At a time […]

Loyola University Chicago presents War, Peace, and the Catholic Imagination with Philip Metres & Phil Klay

Loyola University Chicago presents War, Peace, and the Catholic Imagination, March 11 from 4 PM – 5:30 PM CST,  with Philip Metres & Phil Klay From the organizers: Featuring national book award winning novelist Phil Klay and multiple award winning poet Philip Metres discussing how violence, warfare, and oppression are mediated through an imagination that […]

Lit Youngstown presents Philip Metres, Kevin Carey, & Kim Roberts

Lit Youngstown presents a celebration of three poets and their new books, streaming live on Lit Youngstown’s YouTube channel. Tune in for a reading and conversation with Philip Metres, Kevin Carey, and Kim Roberts. Watch here: https://www.youtube.

Maynooth University English Department presents Philip Metres: Shrapnel Maps, A Poetry Reading and Discussion

From the organizers: In the second event of our Poetry and Poetics reading and discussion series, Maynooth English Department is delighted to host multi-award-winning poet Philip Metres, who will read from, and talk about, his new poetry collection, Shrapnel Maps. The event will include an interactive Q&A with the poet, featuring questions from Maynooth students and […]

VerseFest 2020 presents American Interests with Philip Metres and Laura Kasischke

This event will feature three speakers: Philip Metres, Laura Kasischke, and Johannes Göransson. 

UA Distinguished Visitor Series in Creative Writing presents Philip Metres

The University of Arizona Distinguished Visitor Series in Creative Writing presents an online reading with Philip Metres. Register here: https://arizona.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WC2fXUcmQDm7ZROLlZHU-Q

Cuyahoga County Public Library presents A Conversation with Philip Metres

From the organizers: “Join us on Facebook Live for a conversation with author Philip Metres and Karen Long of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards. This event will be broadcast live at facebook.com/cuyahogalib/live. A Facebook account is not required to view the program.

UA Distinguished Visitor Series presents Philip Metres

From the organizers:  Sponsored by the University of Arizona English Department. Philip Metres has written ten books, including Shrapnel Maps (Copper Canyon 2020), Sand Opera, and The Sound of Listening. Awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Lannan Fellowship, three Arab American Book Awards, and two NEAs, he is professor of English and director of the Peace, […]

Literary Cleveland presents Poetry and Protest with Jericho Brown, Philip Metres, and Barbara Jane Reyes

From the organizers: “As part of the Inkubator Conference, Literary Cleveland presents Poetry and Protest, a panel discussion with Jericho Brown, Philip Metres, and Barbara Jane Reyes. We’re living through a sudden resurgence of the power of protest—from Black Lives Matter marches to the pandemic statehouse protests. The word ‘protest’ comes from the Latin, meaning […]

Further Notice presents Philip Metres and Bruce Snider

From the organizers: “Friends! Please join us for the fourteenth reading in the Further Notice Virtual Reading Series, featuring Bruce Snider and Philip Metres. Imagine listening to all this magic from the comfort of your bed or couch or wherever suits you! 8PM CST/ 9PM EST Further Notice aims to promote and feature poets with […]

Windows/Shababeek: A Bilingual Virtual Reading featuring Philip Metres

The Arab American History Museum presents a Sukoon bilingual live reading around the theme of Windows/Shababeek, curated and hosted by Sukoon founding editor Rewa Zeinati, and featuring a fabulous lineup of Arab writers and poets, including: Zeyn Joukhadar, Zeina Hashem Beck, Philip Metres, George Abraham, Sahar Mustafa, Zeina Azzam (Arabic) and Farah Chamma (Arabic). AAHM […]

Our Homes, Our Bodies, Our Imaginations: How Place Shapes Identity with Philip Metres, Lisa Olstein, and

Virtual Views and Brews presents Our Homes, Our Bodies, Our Imaginations: how place shapes identity. Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy in conversation with poet Philip Metres, poet and memoirist Lisa Olstein, and anthropologist Meena Khandelwal,  to talk about everything from how we experience pain collectively, to the fragmented memories that shape our imaginary, to the gendered aspects of space […]

A Digital Reading with Philip Metres and Erika Meitner

Times listed are in Central Time (CT). The Paper Plains Literary Festival and Raven Book Store present a digital reading with Philip Metres and Erika Meitner. Two writers steeped in the documentary poetry tradition, Philip Metres and Erika Meitner, present a joint reading of their urgent, political, and deeply felt poetry. Metres reads from his […]

RAWI Spring 2020 Release Reading & Fundraiser with Philip Metres, Leila Chatti, and More

The Radius of Arab American Writers (RAWI) is organizing a spring release reading featuring 10 authors with March/April releases from our community, including Philip Metres and Leila Chatti. The reading will happen via Zoom (details forthcoming) at 6:00pm EST and there is a suggested $5 donation for the reading. All proceeds will go toward establishing […]

Launch Party Livestream: Ed Skoog, Victoria Chang, & Philip Metres

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 16, 3pm PT are Ed Skoog, […]