Community Events


Tuesday, September 23, 7:30PM

Erica Dawson

University of Tampa professor Dawson reads from her second poetry collection, The Small Blades Hurt, for this event sponsored by the Stetson University Creative Writing Program.

Wednesday, September 24, 12:00PM

Peter Gizzi on Emily Dickinson

The University of Texas at Austin's Poets & Scholars reading series presents poet Gizzi (In Defense of Nothing) giving a lunchtime talk on Emily Dickinson.

Wednesday, September 24, 8:00PM

Jibz Cameron and Bhanu Kapil

Performance and video artist Cameron (a.k.a. "Dynasty Handbag") shows new work and poet and novelist Kapil reads from her new book, Ban en Banlieue, at the Poetry Project.

Thursday, September 25, 7:00PM

Charles Wright

Wright reads from his new book, Caribou, for his inaugural reading as the 20th Poet Laureate of the United States.

Friday, September 26, 5:00PM

Michael Broder, Nicole Callihan, Alden Jones and R. A. Villanueva

New York University creative writing program alumni Broder (This Life Now), Callihan (SuperLoop), Jones (Unaccompanied Minors) and Villanueva (Reliquaria) read from their recent books.

Saturday, September 27, 12:00PM

Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival

Poetry Flash and collaborators present the 19th year of this festival, featuring poets Kay Ryan, Anne Waldman, Dean Rader and many environmental writers, artists and musicians.

Sunday, September 28, 3:00PM

Irina Mashinski, Larissa Shmailo, Ocean Vuong and others

Mashinski (Volk), Shmailo (In Paran), Vuong (No) and others read for the MadHat Live series, presented in conjunction with the DUMBO Arts Festival.

Monday, September 29, 5:00PM

Eileen Myles

Poet and Guggenheim fellow Myles (Snowflake / different streets) reads as the visiting writer at Stevenson University.

Tuesday, September 30, 8:10PM

Chelsea Kurnick

Kurnick, poet and curator of the literary webcast The Casserole, reads for The Redondo Poets series.

Wednesday, October 1, 7:30PM

Sarah Manguso

Poet and nonfiction writer Manguso (The Guardians: An Elegy for a Friend) reads at Otis College, where she is currently teaching.

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