Community Events


Tuesday, July 28, 8:00PM

Gregory Crosby, Emily Skillings, Nicole Steinberg and Sara Jane Stoner

Crosby (Spooky Action at a Distance), Skillings (Backchannel), Steinberg (Undressing) and Stoner (Experience in the Medium of Destruction) read for the Mental Marginalia reading series hosted by Alex...

Wednesday, July 29, 10:00PM

Aziza Barnes

Brooklyn poet and Kinfolks Quarterly editor Barnes (me Aunt Jemima and the nailgun) is the featured reader at the Wednesdays at the Cantab series presented by the Boston Poetry Slam.

Thursday, July 30, 7:00PM

Kevin Coval

Coval (Schtick), founder of Louder Than A Bomb: The Chicago Youth Poetry Festival, reads from his new poetry anthology, The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop.

Friday, July 31, 8:00PM

Dunya Mikhail

Iraq-born poet Mikhail (The War Works Hard), who writes in Arabic, English and Italian, reads for this event presented by City of Asylum, a Pittsburgh organization that provides "sanctuary for endangered...

Saturday, August 1, 12:00PM

Goodnight Flying Object Party

This party for the closing of Flying Object, the nonprofit art and publishing organization directed by Guy Pettit for the last five years, also includes a book sale and potluck.

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...

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