Community Events


Wednesday, April 1, 6:30PM

Thurston Moore, Anne Waldman and Dorothy Wang

Moore, Waldman and Wang read selections from books published by Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Archive Initiative, which is celebrating its fifth anniversary. This event is part of the 2015 CUNY/NYC...

Thursday, April 2, 3:00PM

Edward Hirsch

Poet and Guggenheim Memorial Foundation president Hirsch reads from his latest book, the National Book Award-longlisted Gabriel: A Poem, for the Georgia State University Creative Writing Program's...

Friday, April 3, 2:00PM

Out of Bonds: The Slave Past and Contemporary Poetry

This Rutgers English Department event features scholars Radiclani Clytus, Meta D. Jones, John Keene and Evie Shockley responding to the article "On Failing to Make the Past Present" by Stephen Best, as well...

Saturday, April 4, 7:30PM

Morgan Parker

Parker reads to celebrate the publication of her first book, Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night, selected by Eileen Myles for Switchback Books's Gatewood Prize, at MoCADA museum, where she also...

Sunday, April 5, 5:00PM

Joseph Bradshaw, Brett Price and Jamie Townsend

Bradshaw reads to celebrate his new book, The New York School, alongside Art Academy of Cincinnati professor Price and Elderly magazine co-editor Townsend, at DittoDitto, a small Detroit bookshop and...

Monday, April 6, 6:00PM

Patricia Smith

Smith gives a reading and receives the Library of Congress's Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry, awarded to the best book published in the previous two years, for Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah.

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