Community Events


Monday, August 31, 8:00PM

Steven Minchin

Poet, painter, photographer and video artist Minchin is the featured poet for the monthly Poets Speak Loud series hosted by Mary Panza.

Tuesday, September 1, 7:00PM

Cathy Park Hong, Sandra Lim, Lo Kwa Mei-en and Brenda Shaughnessy

This Word for Word series event co-presented with Kundiman features Asian American women poets Hong (Engine Empire), Lim (The Wilderness), Mei-en (Yearling) and Shaughnessy (Our Andromeda).

Wednesday, September 2, 9:00AM

Rain Taxi at Read & Ride Day

Rain Taxi presents a daylong series of events at the Minnesota State Fair, including a "good morning poem" workshop with John Colburn, poetry tarot with Paula Cisewski, and a booksigning with hip-hop artist...

Thursday, September 3, 7:00PM

Tarfia Faizullah and francine j. harris

The annual Morgan Lucas Schuldt Memorial Reading features Bangladeshi Texan poet Faizullah (Seam) and 2015 NEA fellow harris (allegiance).

Friday, September 4, 4:30PM

David Meltzer

Meltzer reads from and discusses Two-Way Mirror, A Poetry Notebook, the poetics book he self-published in 1977, recently published by City Lights Books in an expanded edition.

Saturday, September 5, 10:00AM

Marilyn Chin, Claudia Rankine, Kevin Young and others

Chin (Hard Love Province), Rankine (Citizen: An American Lyric) and Young (Book of Hours) are three of the over 150 authors reading at the Library of Congress National Book Festival.

Sunday, September 6, 3:00PM

Diane Frank, Lauren Henley and Jonathan Mayle

San Francisco poet Frank (Swan Light) and Redlands poets Henley and Mayle read for the Poetry at the Steynberg series at this café and art gallery.

Monday, September 7, 7:00PM

Wo Chan, Yu Wang and Er Zhang

Belladonna* presents "PRESENT IN BOTH," a multilingual reading featuring Yu Wang, Wo Chan and Er Zhang, who is visiting New York from Olympia, Washington. A light reception and chaplet signing follows.

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