Community Events


Friday, August 1, 7:30PM

Spencer Madsen, Chris Hosea and others

Sorry House press editor Madsen (You Can Make Anything Sad) and advertising copywriter Hosea (Put Your Hands In) read with fiction and nonfiction writers for this house series.

Saturday, August 2, 7:00PM

Mel Bosworth, Christy Crutchfield and Sheila McMullin

Poet and ROAR Magazine poetry editor McMullin reads with novelists Bosworth (Freight) and Crutchfield (How to Catch a Coyote) for Three Tents, the reading series of Big Lucks press.

Sunday, August 3, 5:00PM

Hanna Andrews and Eryn Green

Switchback Books editor Andrews (Slope Move) and Yale Younger Poets Prize winner Green (Eruv) read for the Non-Standard Lit series.

Monday, August 4, 7:00PM

Marc Kokinos

Jerry Ferraz hosts the Poets! reading series featuring Kokinos and an open mic at this new and used book and record store.

Tuesday, August 5, 6:00PM

LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Justin Marks and Bianca Stone

Diggs (TwERK), Marks (You're Going to Miss Me When You're Bored), and Stone (Someone Else's Wedding Vows) read their own work and poems from the NYPL's archives for the Academy of American Poets's summer...

Wednesday, August 6, 7:00PM

Cathy Linh Che, Harmony Holiday, Yusef Komunyakaa and Mark Wunderlich

Che (Split), Holiday (Go Find Your Father/A Famous Blues), Komunyakaa (Testimony: A Tribute to Charlie Parker) and Wunderlich (The Earth Avails) read for the Showcase Reading Series, which features poets...

Thursday, August 7, 7:30PM

Beverly Burch and Katherine Hastings

The Poetry Flash series presents a reading by poet-psychotherapist Burch (How a Mirage Works) and WordTemple executive director Hastings (Nighthawks).

Friday, August 8, 8:00PM

Piper Abernathy and Bill Peck

Poetry Out Loud regional coordinator Abernathy reads alongside Peck for the 25-year-old Riverfront Reading Series.

Saturday, August 9, 7:00PM

CAConrad, Cory Kram, Cassandra Troyan and Rachel Ellison

CAConrad (Translating Translating Apollinaire: A Preliminary Report) reads poems alongside dancer Cory Kram and performance artists Cassandra Troyan and Rachel Ellison at this Philadelphia gallery.

Sunday, August 10, 3:00PM

Leah Bailly, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Joseph Mosconi and others

Bailly, Huffman (Sleeper Hold), Mosconi (Fright Catalog) and others read for the Sumarr Reading Series hosted by Diana Arterian at this LA print shop, bookstore, and salon.

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