Ellen Bass presents Living Room Craft Talks: The Fourth Series

Ellen Bass presents Living Room Craft Talks: The Fourth Series, a series of craft talks, on Fridays beginning October 29 and continuing through December 10, 2021 from 9 to 11 a.m. Pacific. From the organizer: Running Live Fridays, Oct.

Fall for the Book Festival presents Maggie Smith & Victoria Chang in Conversation

Fall for the Book Festival presents Maggie Smith & Victoria Chang in conversation on October 26 at 7 p.m. EDT via Crowdcast. From the organizers: Award-winning poets Maggie Smith and Victoria Chang discuss the objects of everyday life and family history — a hallway mirror, a marriage license, a photograph — and how we come to terms and know […]

International Literature Festival Berlin presents Poetry Night with Ana Luísa Amaral, Athena Farrokhzad, Olga Ravn, Arthur Sze, and Charlotte Van den Broeck

The International Literature Festival Berlin presents Poetry Night with Ana Luísa Amaral, Athena Farrokhzad, Olga Ravn, Arthur Sze, and Charlotte Van den Broeck on October 9 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Central European Summer Time (10:30 a.m.

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference presents “The New Made New: Revisiting to Stephen Henderson” with Jericho Brown

Middlebury Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference presents “The New Made New: Revisiting to Stephen Henderson,” a virtual lecture by Jericho Brown on Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. (EDT).

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference presents “Debut Books of Poetry: Notes on Sounding Like Yourself” with Brenda Shaughnessy

Middlebury Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference presents “Debut Books of Poetry: Notes on Sounding Like Yourself,” a virtual lecture by Brenda Shaughnessy on Aug. 20 at 4:30 p.m. (EDT).

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference presents “A Belief in Angels: Joy in Poetry” with Victoria Chang

Middlebury Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference presents “A Belief in Angels: Joy in Poetry,” a virtual lecture by Victoria Chang on Aug. 17 at 11 a.m. (EDT).

North Carolina Humanities presents Guide the Way: Traveling the Historic South and the Poetry of Today, with Tyree Daye and Dr. Torren Gatson

North Carolina Humanities presents Guide the Way: Traveling the Historic South and the Poetry of Today, with Tyree Daye and Dr. Torren Gatson, on August 16 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. EDT.

Brooklyn Poets presents Craft Lab: Nonsense and Senselessness with Jericho Brown

Brooklyn Poets presents Nonsense and Senselessness, a Craft Lab with Jericho Brown, on August 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. EDT online via Zoom. From the organizers: Former Poet Laureate Rita Dove says that “poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference presents “White Elegies: On Whiteness and Cultural Appropriation in Poetry” with Paisley Rekdal

Middlebury Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference presents “White Elegies: On Whiteness and Cultural Appropriation in Poetry,” a virtual lecture by Paisley Rekdal on Aug. 12 at 4:30 p.m. (EDT).

Poetry Battles presents Jericho Brown

Poetry Battles presents an interview with Pulitzer Prize winning poet Jericho Brown, author of The Tradition, on July 29 at 7 p.m. EDT via Instagram Live. From the organizers: We couldn’t be more excited for this week’s episode of “Poetry Battles Live!

West Cork Literary Festival presents Experiments in Empathy: Ellen Bass & Tom Moore

West Cork Literary Festival presents Experiments in Empathy: Ellen Bass & Tom Moore, on July 15 at 8 p.m. (GMT+1) (12 p.m.

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).

Hugo House presents RESCHEDULED: Word Works | Jericho Brown: Nonsense and Senselessness

Hugo House presents, June 11 at 6 PM PDT, RESCHEDULED: Word Works | Jericho Brown: Nonsense and Senselessness From the organizers: This event has been rescheduled from March 5, 2021. Former Poet Laureate Rita Dove has said that “poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.” Yet many readers still struggle to understand […]

Middlebury Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences presents Ghostlily Along, Bloodily Biting: Using Nocturnes and Palinodes to Jump Start Nature Poems with Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Middlebury Bread Loaf Writers’ Conferences presents, June 6 at 5:30 PM EST, Ghostlily Along, Bloodily Biting: Using Nocturnes and Palinodes to Jump Start Nature Poems with Aimee Nezhukumatathil From the organizers: Using sample poems from Yone Noguchi, Jane Kenyon, and Arthur Sze as jumping-off points, we will investigate how and when to use retractions (palinodes) […]

Roxbury Poetry Festival presents Craft Talk with Rachel McKibbens

Roxbury Poetry Festival presents Craft Talk, June 5 at 1 PM – 2 PM EDT, with Rachel McKibbens From the organizers: As poets, we use devices to resurrect or bury, but how often are we willing to lean into our own wickedness, to give it its rightful placement as the second face of our vulnerability […]

Literary Arts presents One Page Wednesday: June with Kelli Russell Agodon

Literary Arts presents One Page Wednesday: June, June 2 at 6:30 PM PDT, with Kelli Russell Agodon From the organizers: Here is an opportunity to share or listen to one page of work in progress from talented writers from everywhere. Come with a single page of work and sign up to read – or come […]

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 […]