Events

View:

May 2017

Friday
26
7:00 PM

Analicia Sotelo, whose forthcoming poetry collection, Virgin, will be published by Milkweed Editions in February 2018, will read from her chapbook Nonstop Godhead (Poetry Society of America) at Brazos Bookstore. She will be joined by fellow author Beth Lyons.

Free and open to the public.

Houston, TX
Brazos Bookstore
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005
United States
Friday
26
7:30 PM

Dalia Rosenfeld, author of The Worlds We Think We Know, Daisy Johnson, author of Fen, will read from their new story collections, followed by a short audience Q&A.

Free and open to the public.

Brooklyn, NY
Books Are Magic
225 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
United States
Monday
29
8:00 PM

At dlr LexIcon, Tim Winton will discuss The Boy Behind the Curtain (Penguin AU, 2016), his deeply personal collection of true stories and essays that is a portrait of a life, a place, and a man.

Admission: €10 – €12

Dún Laoghaire, D, Ireland
dlr LexIcon Library
Level 4
Haigh Terrace, Moran Park
Dún Laoghaire
Co Dublin
Ireland

June 2017

Thursday
1
7:00 PM

Milkweed Books presents poet Tyler Flynn Dorholt, in celebration of his debut full-length collection, AMERICAN FLOWERS (Dock Street Press). Join us for a homecoming reading and book launch party in the bookstore!

Tyler Flynn Dorholt is a writer and visual artist born in Minnesota. His first full-length book, AMERICAN FLOWERS, was published by Dock Street Press in Seattle. He is the author of five chapbooks, including MODERN CAMPING, recipient of a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship. He co-publishes and edits the journal and press TAMMY, and lives in Syracuse, NY with his wife and son.

FREE and all are welcome!

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Ave
Open Book, First Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Saturday
3
9:00 AM

The 4th annual Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference is a week-long writers’ conference, based on the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference model, that’s designed to hone the skills of people interested in producing literary writing about the environment and the natural world. The conference is co-sponsored by the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Orion Magazine, and Middlebury College’s Environmental Studies Program. Faculty will include acclaimed nature and environmental writers Megan Mayhew Bergman, Camille T. Dungy, John Elder, Ross Gay, Ted Genoways, Robin Wall Kimmerer, and Joe Wilkins. In addition to their literary accomplishments, each faculty member has been specifically chosen for their skill at guiding developing writers.

Application and registration required.

Middlebury, VT
Bread Loaf Campus
4265 Ripton 125
Middlebury, VT 05753
United States
Saturday
3
6:00 PM

An artist reception will be held in honor of the new exhibit Heart of Place, which features works by artists Laura Andrews and Susan Solomon. During the reception there will be a poetry reading by Katrina Vandenberg and Deborah Keenan.

Free and open to the public.

Fridley, MN
Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
6666 East River Road
Fridley, MN 55432
United States
Tuesday
6
8:00 PM

Join Columbus poets Kathy Fagan, Khaty Xiong, and Lesley Jenike for readings from and conversations about poetry. Original performances of material from WCBE's Craft show will round out the evening.

Free and open to the public.

Columbus, OH
WCBE
540 Jack Gibbs Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
United States
Wednesday
14
7:00 PM

As a part of the Mountain Writers Series, Christopher Howell joins Joseph Millar for the launch of Millar's new poetry collection, Kingdom. A book signing and reception begins at 7 p.m., followed by a poetry reading a 7:30 p.m.

Free and open to the public.

Portland, OR
Concordia University
George R. White Library & Learning Center
2900 NE Liberty
Portland, OR 97211
United States

July 2017

Sunday
16
8:30 AM

J. Drew Lanham, author of The Home Place, will appear at the 2017 Audubon Convention, a biennial event that brings together Audubon’s vast network of dedicated chapter, state, national, and international leaders. At 8:30 a.m., Lanham will present a plenary keynote address, followed at 10:00 a.m. by a book signing. At 10:30 a.m., he'll then engage in a Q&A with attendees.

Cost varies. Registration required.

Park City, UT
Grand Summit Hotel
4000 Canyons Resort Dr.
Park City, UT 84098
United States
Wednesday
19
6:00 PM

Join the Poetry Center of Chicago for readings at Humboldt Park by authors Kathy Fagan and Frank Varela.

Free and open to the public.

Chicago, IL
Humboldt Park
1400 N. Sacramento Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
United States