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October 2020

Wednesday
28
7:00 PM

Join Brookline Booksmith's Transnational Literature Series for an evening of poetry at 7pm ET, featuring Éireann Lorsung, author of The Century, Valzhyna Mort, and Khaled Mattawa. Register here

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Brookline, MA
Brookline Booksmith
N/A
Brookline, MA 02446
United States
Thursday
29
7:00 PM

The UVA Creative Writing program hosts Rick Barot for a virtual poetry reading on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 7-8 p.m. Register here

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Charlottesville, VA
UVA Creative Writing Program
N/A
Charlottesville, VA 22904
United States
Friday
30
12:00 PM

Ninth Letter is the award-winning literary arts journal edited and produced by the Creative Writing Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Join Ninth Letter editor Jodee Stanley, alumna Jessica Tanck, and poet Kathy Fagan for an immersive virtual event featuring a poetry reading and a discussion. Register here.
 

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Champaign, IL
Ninth Letter
N/A
Champaign, IL 61820
United States

November 2020

Thursday
5
5:00 PM

The Kirkus Prize awards ceremony will be held on November 5th, from 5 to 7pm (awards announced at 6), and Aimee Nezhukumatathil's World of Wonders is a finalist in the Nonfiction category! The ceremony will be livestreamed to YouTube.

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New York, NY
Kirkus
N/A
New York, NY 10018
United States
Thursday
5
7:00 PM

Join SOMOS for a reading and conversation with Makenna Goodman, moderated by Danielle Freeman. This event is part of SOMOS's annual Prose Month celebration in November. Details here

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Taos, NM
SOMOS
N/A
Taos, NM N/A
United States
Friday
6
7:00 PM

Tune in to The Lit Show: Chapter 3! On Friday, November 6, ArtBar and GLIBA are co-hosting a literary themed art show with live author and artist presentations. ArtBar artists have been paired with authors to create unique pieces of art based on the author’s work. Artists will present their pieces live. The live event will be streamed on Facebook at 7PM CDT.
 

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Clarendon Hills, IL
Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association
N/A
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
United States
Saturday
7
10:00 AM

Portland Book Festival hosts a writing workshop taught by Aimee Nezhukumatathil. Lony Haley-Nelson notes: “Wonder is valuable…because it leads us to learn and remember.” Using the language and vocabulary of myth, folklore, science, and natural history as inspiration for poems, this generative workshop will help you jump-start the blank page in front of you. Limited to 40 students; register here

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Portland, OR
Portland Book Festival
N/A
Portland, OR 97205
United States
Saturday
7
2:00 PM

Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education's annual conference will feature a keynote speech from Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass.

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Stevens Point, WI
WAEE Annual Conference
N/A
Stevens Point, WI 54481
United States
Wednesday
11
12:00 PM

Portland Book Festival hosts a cross-genre discussion of environmental justice and the inseparableness of the climate crisis and economic inequality, featuring John Freeman, editor of Tales of Two Planets and author of The Park. John will be in conversation with Aimee Nezhukumatathil, acclaimed poet (Oceanic) and author of the illustrated essay collection about the natural world and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us, World of Wonders; and Kawai Strong Washburn, whose debut novel is Sharks in the Time of Saviors, in which supernatural events force a family to reckon with the meaning of heritage and the cost of survival. RSVP here

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Portland, OR
Portland Book Festival
N/A
Portland, OR 97205
United States
Wednesday
11
4:00 PM

Aimee Nezhukumatathil, author of World of Wonders, and novelist Andrew Krivak, author of The Bear, will discuss their work and our relationship to the natural world. This is an Indie Playlist event, created to support your local independent bookstore! Register here

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Minneapolis, MN
Indie Playlist
N/A
Minneapolis, MN N/A
United States
Wednesday
11
7:00 PM

Presented in partnership with the University of Wisconsin Program in Creative Writing, this edition of the Wisconsin Book Festival's "Wisconsin Wednesdays" features former UW Writing Fellow, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, for her debut work of nonfiction, World of Wonders. Join the event on Crowdcast here

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Madison, WI
Wisconsin Book Festival
N/A
Madison, WI 53703
United States
Sunday
15
9:30 AM

Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, will present at Western Landowners Alliance's "Beyond Fencelines: Women in Ranching Confluence 2020." Register for the virtual gathering here.

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Santa Fe, NM
Western Landowners Alliance
N/A
Santa Fe, NM 87502
United States
Tuesday
17
6:00 PM

Ithaca College hosts Aimee Nezhukumatathil for their Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. More details here

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Ithaca, NY
Ithaca College
N/A
Ithaca, NY 14850
United States
Thursday
19
7:00 PM

SubText Books is pleased to present a virtual event with William Souder to celebrate the release of Mad at the World: A Life of John Steinbeck on Thursday, November 19th at 7:00 PM. Souder will be in conversation with Daniel Slager, Publisher and CEO of Milkweed Editions. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register here

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St. Paul, MN
Subtext Books
N/A
St. Paul, MN 55102
United States
Monday
23
7:00 PM

Denver Field Ornithologists host J. Drew Lanham, author of The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature, who will deliver a talk on "Coloring the Conservation Conversation." This event will be held on Zoom and simultaneously livestreamed at 7pm MT. Stay tuned for details

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Denver, CO
Denver Field Ornithologists
N/A
Denver, CO 80210
United States

December 2020

Tuesday
1
7:00 PM

This fall, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop is celebrating the art of the essay. Featuring longtime poets and fiction writers with debut essay collections out this year, this conversation will take an intersectional look at Asian American identity, genre, gender, race, publishing, and the way the essay form allows writers to dance, dodge, spar, and move through time and nature to tell important stories. Featuring Cathy Park Hong, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, and Sejal Shah, and moderated by Piyali Bhattacharya. RSVP here.

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New York, NY
Asian American Writers' Workshop
N/A
New York, NY 10001
United States
Thursday
3
7:00 PM

Point Reyes Books hosts Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Elena Passarello in conversation about Aimee's new book, World of Wonders. This event will be streamed on Crowdcast. Register here

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Point Reyes Station, CA
Point Reyes Books
N/A
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
United States
Thursday
3
8:00 PM

The Poetry Project hosts Jos Charles, author of feeld, for a virtual lecture at 8pm ET. RSVP here

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New York, NY
The Poetry Project
N/A
New York, NY 10003
United States