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Unbound Book Festival Keynote, feat. Jericho Brown and Tracy K. Smith

From the organizers: “Panelists: Jericho Brown and Tracy K. Smith Join us for an unforgettable evening when we welcome these two beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning poets in conversation to conclude Unbound’s sixth festival.” Access link will appear here: http://www.unboundbookfestival.

Cuirt International Festival of Literature presents Conversations on Craft with Tishani Doshi

Cuirt International Festival of Literature presents Conversations on Craft, April 21 at 5 PM GMT, with Tishani Doshi From the organizers: Cúirt presents Conversations on Craft, a series of events to exercise the formal muscles of new and emerging writers at every stage of their development. A series of webinars with live Q&As, these events […]

Sarah Lawrence Poetry Festival presents Craft Talk with Dana Levin

Sarah Lawrence Poetry Festival presents Craft Talk, April 9 at 10 AM – 11 AM PDT, with Dana Levin From the organizers: Join Dana Levin for a discussion of the craft of poetry. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/craft-talk-with-dana-levin-registration-146652907795?

Hugo House presents Writing the Duplex with Jericho Brown

From the organizers: In this 90-minute class, Jericho Brown will lead students through an exercise for writing a duplex poem — a form he invented that blends the ghazal, the sonnet, and the blues. Each student should bring 14 disparate lines of 9–11 syllables to class. Lines may be from sentences of the student’s own […]

NBF Presents: Secrets of the South, feat. Jericho Brown, Tayari Jones, and Deesha Philyaw

From the organizers: “Join National Book Award–honored authors Jericho Brown (The Tradition, 2019 Poetry Finalist), Tayari Jones (An American Marriage, 2018 Fiction Longlist), and Deesha Philyaw (The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, 2020 Fiction Finalist) for a conversation on Southern literature and how Black writers are redefining stereotypes of the South, one poem, story, and […]

Unbound Book Festival presents Poetry and Prayer, feat. Jericho Brown

From the organizers: “Featuring Jericho Brown, Molly McCullly Brown, Alicia Jo Rabins, with moderator Rev. Molly Housh Gordon If, as Mary Oliver declared, attention is the beginning of devotion, then many poems are akin to prayer. But for those poets steeped in liturgical traditions or marked by celestial yearnings, that connection is more direct. The […]

Princeton University presents Jericho Brown and Danez Smith in Conversation with Tracy K. Smith

From the organizers: “Join 22nd U.S. Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith, as she discusses poetry, survival, and our pandemic reality with renowned poets Jericho Brown and Danez Smith.

Palm Beach Poetry Festival presents Between Clarity And Wilderness: How To Tune Your Tension With Traci Brimhall

From the organizers: Every writer has their strengths, but we often tend to over-rely on what we already know we do well. In this workshop with Traci Brimhall, we will focus on how to create a balance of tension in poems. We will look at poems that model a balance of tension between clarity and […]

Quail Ridge Books presents Eduardo C. Corral, Tyree Daye, and Monica Sok

From the organizers: Join Eduardo Corral, Tyree Daye and Monica Sok for an open discussion of the struggles to finish, to find the language and subjects, best advice, worst advice, and more. Buy tickets here. 

The C.D Wright Women Writers Conference presents Is Anyone Out there? Fostering Community in Rural Places with Traci Brimhall

From the organizers:  Is Anyone Out There? Fostering Community in Rural Places  Jacque Boucher, Traci Brimhall, Luisa Muradyan, Mawi Sonna, Winniebell Zong Living in a rural place can make it hard to connect with other writers. Despite these challenges our panelists have run reading series, book clubs, created literary non-profits, edited journals, started writing groups, and […]

The English Department at The Ohio State University presents Editors Panel 2020

From the organizers:  Join The Writers Guild at The Ohio State University as we host a conversation with four publishing industry leaders:  Amber Oliver: Editor at Dutton/Plume Leila Chatti: Inaugural Anisfield-Wolf Fellow and Author of Deluge (Copper Canyon Press)  Evette Dionne: Editor-in-Chief of Bitch Media  Rio Cortez: Sales & Retail Marketing Manager at HarperCollins The event is […]

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.

Living Room Craft Talk with Ellen Bass VI

From Ellen Bass: “If you want to learn more about the strategies that you can employ to write poems that are more vivid, arresting, meaningful and complex, please join Ellen Bass for this craft talk series on Fridays: July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET. […]

Living Room Craft Talk with Ellen Bass V

From Ellen Bass: “If you want to learn more about the strategies that you can employ to write poems that are more vivid, arresting, meaningful and complex, please join Ellen Bass for this craft talk series on Fridays: July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET. […]

Living Room Craft Talk with Ellen Bass IV

From Ellen Bass: “If you want to learn more about the strategies that you can employ to write poems that are more vivid, arresting, meaningful and complex, please join Ellen Bass for this craft talk series on Fridays: July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET. […]

Living Room Craft Talk with Ellen Bass III

From Ellen Bass: “If you want to learn more about the strategies that you can employ to write poems that are more vivid, arresting, meaningful and complex, please join Ellen Bass for this craft talk series on Fridays: July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET. […]

Living Room Craft Talk with Ellen Bass II

From Ellen Bass: “If you want to learn more about the strategies that you can employ to write poems that are more vivid, arresting, meaningful and complex, please join Ellen Bass for this craft talk series on Fridays: July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET. […]

Living Room Craft Talk with Ellen Bass I

From Ellen Bass: “If you want to learn more about the strategies that you can employ to write poems that are more vivid, arresting, meaningful and complex, please join Ellen Bass for this craft talk series on Fridays: July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 & 14 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET. […]