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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, […]