Community Events


Sunday, August 2, 3:00PM

Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Rachel McLeod Kaminer, Margaret Rhee and Zoë Ruiz

Huffman, Kaminer, Rhee and Ruiz read for the Sumarr series, hosted by Diana Arterian at this bookstore in L.A.'s Highland Park neighborhood. The event also features music from the band Lilacs.

Monday, August 3, 7:30PM

Susan Flynn and James L. Cooper

Poet, photographer and psychoanalyst Flynn reads with prose writer and psychologist Cooper at the Sacramento Poetry Center, an independent literary organization founded in 1979.

Tuesday, August 4, 6:30PM

Gregory Donovan, Anna Journey, Ron Koertge and David St. John

Donovan (Torn from the Sun), Journey (Vulgar Remedies), Koertge (Lies, Knives and Girls in Red Dresses) and St. John (The Auroras) read for the Beach=Culture series presented by The Poetry Society of...

Wednesday, August 5, 6:30PM

Carl Phillips

Washington University professor and Kingsley Tufts Award winner Phillips (Reconnaissance) reads new work, and a pop-up bookmaker and a printmaker give talks for the Fine Arts Work Center's summer series.

Thursday, August 6, 7:00PM

Joseph Donahue, Ally Harris and David Need

Poet-critic Donahue (Red Flash on a Black Field), Heavy Feather Review editor Harris (Floor Baby) and religion professor Need (Roses: The Late French Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke) read for the...

Friday, August 7, 8:00PM

Teresa Costa and John Fitzpatrick

Costa and Fitzpatrick are the featured readers for Calling All Poets, a 16-year-old series focused on Hudson Valley poets that now incorporates live-streaming readings from around the country.

Saturday, August 8, 1:30PM

Lyman Grant, Marian Haddad and Liliana Valenzuela

Austin Community College Dean of Arts and Humanities Grant (Text and Commentary) and reporter and translator Valenzuela (Codex of Journeys: Bendito camino) read new work and talk with Haddad (Wildflower....

Sunday, August 9, 2:00PM

Tina Chang and Li-Young Lee

Brooklyn poet laureate Chang (Of Gods & Strangers) and American Book Award winner Lee (Behind My Eyes) read for the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival's weekend-long celebration of Asian-American art.

Monday, August 10, 3:00PM

Michael Achterman and Spencer Reece

Fourth-generation Oregonian Achterman (Dismantling) and poet and priest Reece (The Clerk's Tale) read for the Mountain Writers Series, founded in 1973.

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