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June 2018

Monday
18
2:30 PM

Alison Hawthorne Deming and Wayne Miller are among this year’s workshop faculty members.

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Bemidji, MN
The American Indian Resource Center
1620 Birchmont Dr. NE #21
Bemidji, MN 56601
United States
218-755-2032
Friday
22
12:00 PM

A week dedicated to social activism, featuring a remarkable faculty of writers and artists whose work focuses on the environment, climate change, gun violence, racial violence, police brutality, violence against women, homophobia, and immigration, all through the lens of creative action.

Free and open to the public.

Provincetown, MA
Fine Arts Work Center
24 Pearl Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
United States
Monday
25
6:00 PM

Amy and Dave Freeman present at the Plymouth Library on June 25th.

Free and open to the public.

Plymouth, MN
Plymouth Library
15700 36th Ave. N.
Plymouth, MN 55446
United States
Tuesday
26
6:30 PM

The Potter's House will host a reading and musical interlude from David Keplinger's album, By & By, with Civil War poems from Another City in one of Washington's most distinguished book stores dedicated to social justice issues and human rights.

Free and open to the public.

Washington, DC
The Potter's House
1658 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States
Tuesday
26
7:00 PM

Elizabeth Rush reads from Rising at Block Island Marine Institute.

Free and open to the public.

Block Island, RI
Block Island Marine Institute
216 Ocean Avenue
Block Island, RI 02807
United States
Wednesday
27
4:00 PM

Author Elizabeth Rush will host a reading of her book Rising at the Island Bound Bookstore.

New Shoreham, RI
Island Bound Bookstore
Water Street
New Shoreham, RI 02807
United States
Friday
29
6:00 PM

David Keplinger and Joe Fletcher discuss their new poetry collections, Another City and The Hatch, respectively.

Free and open to the public.

Chapel Hill, NC
Flyleaf Books
752 M.L.K. Jr Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
United States

July 2018

Tuesday
3
7:00 PM

Karen Babine will be joined by Jennie Case (Sawbill) at Magers and Quinn for a reading from her forthcoming collection of essays, All the Wild Hungers.

Free and open to the public.

Minneapolis, MN
Magers and Quinn
3038 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408
United States
Wednesday
11
6:00 PM

David Keplinger will be reading from his new book of poetry, Another City, joined by Parker Palmer reading from his new book, On the Brink of Everything.

Free and open to the public. 

Madison, WI
A Room of One's Own Bookstore
315 Gotham St.
Madison, WI 53703
United States
Thursday
12
7:00 PM

Poet and Kundiman cofounder Joseph O. Legaspi joins Jennifer Kwon Dobbs and Chris Santiago for this poetry reading in the bookstore. 

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Open Book | 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Sunday
15
4:30 PM

Garcia Street Books hosts David Keplinger for a reading from his new book of poetry, Another City.

Free and open to the public.

Santa Fe, NM
Garcia Street Books
376 Garcia St. B
Santa Fe, NM 87501
United States
Wednesday
18
7:00 PM

Elizabeth Rush will read at Water Street Books as part of her tour for Rising.

Free and open to the public.

Exeter, NH
Water Street Books
125 Water Street
Exeter, NH 03833
United States
Wednesday
18
7:00 PM

David Keplinger will host a reading of his book Another City, along with fellow poet Juan Morales at The Clink Lounge.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Pueblo, CO
The Clink Lounge
140 Central Main St, #222
Pueblo, CO 81003
United States
Friday
20
7:00 PM

David Keplinger reads from his new collection of poetry, Another City. A book signing will follow.

Free and open to the public. 

Denver, CO
Tattered Cover Bookstore
LoDo Location
1628 16th Street
Denver, CO 80202
United States
Friday
20
7:00 PM

Elizabeth Rush presents from her new book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore at Harvard Book Store.

Free and open to the public.

Cambridge, MA
Harvard Book Store
1256 Mass Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
Sunday
22
4:00 PM

Hernán Diaz, author of Pulitzer Prize in Fiction finalist In the Distance, joins Coffee House Press publisher Chris Fischbach in conversation, moderated by Milkweed Books manager Hans Weyandt.

Free and open to the public

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Sunday
22
6:00 PM

Poet Martha Collins will host a workshop for the Fine Arts Work Center's Social Justice Week titled "Beyong the Lyrical 'I': Using Documentary Resarch in Poems Exploring Political & Social Issues." 

Provincetown, MA
Fine Arts Work Center
24 Pearl Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
United States
Tuesday
24
7:00 PM

The Beverly Farms Library will host Elizabeth Rush for a featured author talk in the Conrad Room, where she will discuss her new book Rising.

Free and open to the public.

Beverly, MA
Beverly Farms Library
24 Vine Street
Beverly, MA 01915
United States
Wednesday
25
5:30 PM

Elizabeth Rush visits Gibson's Bookstore to present Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, and discuss our future.

Free and open to the public.

Concord, NH
Gibson's Bookstore
45 South Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
United States
Thursday
26
4:00 PM

Portsmouth Book and Bar will host Elizabeth Rush, author of Rising, in conversation with local author, Katie Towler.

Free and open to the public.

Portsmouth, NH
Portsmouth Book and Bar
40 Pleasant St.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
United States
Thursday
26
7:00 PM

Unabridged Bookstore will host an evening in celebration of David Keplinger's latest collection of poetry, Another City. David will give a reading followed by a Q&A and book signing.

Free and open to the public.

Chicago, IL
Unabridged Bookstore
3251 N. Broadway St.
Chicago, IL 60657
United States
Friday
27
4:00 PM

James P. Lenfestey will read from A Marriage Book: 50 Years of Poems from a Marriage at the Mackinac Island Public Library as part of their summer author series. 

Free and open to the public.

Mackinac Island, MI
Mackinac Island Public Library
903 Huron St
Mackinac Island, MI 49757
United States

August 2018

Thursday
2
12:00 PM

The Exploratorium hosts Elizabeth Rush, Jeremy Lowe, and John Bourgeois for a reading from Rush's new book, Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, and a discussion about sea level rise.

Free and open to the public. 

San Francisco, CA
Exploratorium
Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green St)
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States
Friday
3
7:30 PM

Elizabeth Rush discusses her new book, Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore at Green Apple Books on the Park. 

Free and open to the public. 

San Francisco, CA
Green Apple Books
1231 9th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94122
United States
Tuesday
7
7:00 PM

Elizabeth Rush reads from her collection of essays about climate and our changing coasts, Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore.

Free and open to the public.

Point Reyes Station, CA
Point Reyes Books
11315 CA-1
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
United States
Thursday
9
7:00 PM

Napa Bookmine will host Elizabeth Rush for a reading of Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore.

Free and open to the public. 

Napa, CA
Napa Bookmine
580 Coombs St.
Napa Main Library
Napa, CA 94559
United States
Friday
10
7:00 PM

The Bookstore on Houstatonic Street hosts David Keplinger for a reading from his new book of poetry, Another City.

Free and open to the public.

Lenox, MA
The Bookstore
11 Housatonic St
Suite 4
Lenox, MA 01240
United States
Saturday
11
6:30 PM

The Gallery Bookshop hosts Elizabeth Rush for a reading from Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore.

Free and open to the public.

Mendocino, CA
Gallery Bookshop
Corner of Main & Kasten
PO Box 270 / 319 Kasten Street
Mendocino, CA 95460
United States
Sunday
12
7:00 PM

Poet of Virgin Analicia Sotelo will be featured at the community-based Open Mouth Reading Series.

Free and open to the public

Fayetteville, AR
Open Mouth Reading Series
18 E Center St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
United States
Thursday
16
7:30 PM

Powell’s on Hawthorne hosts Elizabeth Rush for a reading from her new book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore.

Free and open to the public.

Portland, OR
Powell’s
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214
United States
Friday
17
7:00 PM

The Elliott Bay Book Company hosts Elizabeth Rush for a reading from her new book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore.

Free and open to the public.

Seattle, WA
Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
United States
Saturday
18
10:30 AM

Johnna Holmgren of Fox Meets Bear signs her new debut cookbook Tales from a Forager’s Kitchen at our table at the MCFM! 

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
704 S 2nd Street
MCFM | Train Shed
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Saturday
25
12:00 PM

Chris Dombrowski, author of Body of Water, will be among the guest writers featured at the Beargress Writing Retreat for four days of readings, workshops, craft talks, and generative writing opportunities. 

Greenough, MT
E Bar L Ranch
8470 Sunset Hill Rd
Greenough, MT 59823
United States

September 2018

Thursday
6
7:00 PM

The Cervena Barva Press will host Night unto Night and Day unto Day poet Martha Collins for a reading with Ellen Steinbaum.

Somerville, MA
Cervena Barva Press
191 Highland Ave., Basement B8
Somerville, MA 02143
United States
Friday
7
7:00 PM

Poet Martha Collins will host a reading at the Word Barn with Joan Houlihan. 

Exeter, NH
The Word Barn
66 Newfields Rd
Exeter, NH 03833
United States
Thursday
20
7:00 PM

The Dogfish Reading series will host poets Analicia Sotelo and Nancy Reddy for featured readings and an open mic with audience members. 

Free and open to the public. 

New Orleans, LA
Dogfish New Orleans
2448 N. Villere St
New Orleans, LA 70117
United States
Friday
28
7:30 PM

Grady Chambers (North American Stadiums) and Elizabeth Metzger (The Spirit Papers) will come together at Skylight Books in Los Angeles to discuss their new books of poetry.

Free and open to the public.

Los Angeles, CA
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
United States

October 2018

Sunday
14
2:00 PM

Poet Martha Collins will host a reading at the Cambridge Public Library with Carol Moldaw. 

Free and open to the public. 

Cambridge, MA
Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
Friday
26
7:00 PM

The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and Changing Hands proudly presents a poetry reading with Dan Beachy-Quick. Dan will read selections from his latest collection, Of Silence and Song, along with new and other work.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Pheonix, AZ
The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and Changing Hands
300 W Camelback Rd
Pheonix, AZ 80013
United States

November 2018

Saturday
10
6:00 PM

Join us for this reading with Cave Canem Poetry prizewinner Julian Randall, in celebration of his debut poetry collection, Refuse.

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Open Book | 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Wednesday
14
7:00 PM

Poet Martha Collins joins the Hastings Reading Room series at the First Church Congregational. 

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Cambridge, MA
First Church Congregational
11 Garden St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States