Community Events


Friday, August 29, 6:30PM

Bruce Covey, Sabrina Orah Mark and Ken Taylor

Atlanta poet Covey (Change Machine), Athens poet Mark (Tsim Tsum) and North Carolina poet Taylor (first the trees, now this) read for the Avid Poetry series, hosted by Gina Abelkop.

Saturday, August 30, 3:00PM

White Space Screening and Poetry Reading

Poet Ashaki M. Jackson, actor Ryan Lane, and others come together on the red carpet for a screening of Maya Washington's short film White Space and a reading from the White Space Poetry Anthology.

Saturday, August 30, 7:00PM

CM Burroughs, Soham Patel and Tony Trigilio

Columbia College Chicago poetry professors Burroughs (The Vital System) and Trigilio (The Complete Dark Shadows (of My Childhood), Book 1) read with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee PhD candidate Patel...

Sunday, August 31, 10:00AM

"Prosody and Revision" Online Workshop

The first session of the online workshop "Prosody & Revision," taught by David Koehn over the course of nine Sundays and featuring guest poets such as Maxine Chernoff, Gillian Conoley, and Brian...

Monday, September 1, 7:00PM

Charles Curtis Blackwell

Poet, visual artist, and jazz musician Blackwell (Is, The Color of Mississippi Mud) reads for the Poets! series hosted by Jerry Ferraz.

Tuesday, September 2, 7:00PM

Aracelis Girmay, Katy Lederer and Anthony Tognazzini

BOA Editions press poets Girmay (Kingdom Animalia), Lederer (The Heaven-Sent Leaf) and Tognazzini (I Carry A Hammer In My Pocket For Occasions Such As These) are the featured readers for this Word for Word...

Wednesday, September 3, 7:30PM

Forrest Gander

Release reading for Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, edited and translated by Brown professor Gander, and just out from Otis Books/Seismicity Editions.

Thursday, September 4, 6:00PM

Cam Awkward-Rich, Kevin Simmonds, Christopher Soto and others

Slam poet and Stanford PhD candidate Awkward-Rich, writer and musician Simmonds and others read for the launch event for Neplanta: A Journal For Queer Poets Of Color, a new journal edited by Soto.

Friday, September 5, 7:30PM

Julie Carr, Maxine Chernoff and Rusty Morrison

The Studio One Reading Series kicks off their fall season with a reading featuring Carr (RAG), Chernoff (Without) and Morrison (Reclamation Project), plus visual art by Patrick Sumner.

Saturday, September 6, 7:00PM

Joe Safdie

San Diego Mesa College professor Safdie reads from his new poetry collection, Scholarship, at this bookstore that is also home to the La Jolla Cultural Society.

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