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December 2018

Tuesday
18
7:00 PM

Readings by Writers will host various authors including James Lenfestey as part of their monthly reading series. 

St Paul, MN
The University Club
420 Summit Avenue
St Paul, MN 55102
United States

January 2019

Saturday
12
1:00 PM

Karen Babine will read from and sign copies of her collection of essays, All the Wild Hungers, which explores the intimate connections between food, family, and illness.

Free and open to the public

Park Rapids, MN
Beagle and Wolf Books and Bindery
112 3rd St W
Park Rapids, MN 56470
United States
Wednesday
16
7:00 PM

This evening of artists expressing their love and concern for the environment will feature writers Laurie Altmann, Zoe Bird, Ruth Bly, Bethany Delaney, Howana Sullivan-Janzen, James Lenfestey, Wang Ping, Jonathan Stensland, Sarah Stonich, and storyteller Kevin Kling. 

Free and open to the public

Minneapolis, MN
American Swedish Institute
2600 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407
United States

February 2019

Thursday
7
7:00 PM

The Center for Literary Arts at San José State University is proud to present Analicia Sotelo (Virgin): A Poetry Reading at the San José Museum of Art.  

Free and open to the public

San José, CA
San José Museum of Art
110 S Market St.
San José, CA 95113
United States
Wednesday
13
5:00 PM

Bring your gals and pals to the bookstore for this celebration of books and camaraderie! 

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
1011 South Washington Avenue
Milkweed Books | Open Book, 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Thursday
14
11:00 AM

In this workshop, Michael Bazzett will have participants read the work of James Wright, Wislawa Szymborska, Bill Knott, Jamaal May, Patricia Lockwood, Wendy Cope, and Billy Collins, in examination of how many of the poetic techniques used in lyric poetry can echo those used in joke structures.

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Hotel Real de Minas
Camino Viejo Al Panteón 1
San Antonio
San Miguel de Allende 33700
Mexico
Saturday
16
9:00 AM

In this workshop, Michael Bazzett will help students develop a stronger understanding of how honoring the narrative impulse creates leaner writing, enhances formal dexterity, and both delights and engages audiences.

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Hotel Real de Minas
Camino Viejo Al Panteón 1
San Antonio
San Miguel de Allende 33700
Mexico
Sunday
17
9:00 AM

In this workshop, students will engage the delights of the Popol Vuh in a brand-new verse translation by Michael Bazzett, the first in the English language, so that the myth can now “sing for our time too.”

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Hotel Real de Minas
Camino Viejo Al Panteón 1
San Antonio
San Miguel de Allende 33700
Mexico
Wednesday
27
7:00 PM

The Saint Paul Public Library's Fireside Reading Series will host Karen Babine, author of All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer. This season, the series is asking Fireside authors to talk about what “home” means to them. The goal is to complement the citywide conversation happening this winter as part of Read Brave Saint Paul, an intergenerational reading program whose 2019 theme is housing.

Free and open to the public

St Paul, MN
Hamline Midway Library
1558 W Minnehaha Ave
St Paul, MN 55104
United States

March 2019

Monday
25
7:30 PM

Rice University will host poet Fady Joudah (Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance) for their Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series, alongside Carmen Giménez Smith with an on-stage interview moderated by Jasminne Mendez and a book signing to follow. 

Houston, TX
Rice University
Stude Concert Hall
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
United States
Thursday
28
10:30 AM

In recent years, many poets have turned to history as the inspiration for book-length projects. How does the poet’s craft encompass the historian’s? Panelists Dolores Hayden, Marilyn Nelson, Frank X Walker, and Martha Collins will explore strategies for choosing a resonant subject and interpreting another era using documents, maps, landscapes, and photographs.

Portland, OR
Portland Ballroom 252, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
777 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd NE
Portland, OR 97232
United States
Friday
29
1:30 PM

Three award-winning poets will share their most recent work: In Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance, Fady Joudah finds tenderness for the other, the dead, and the disappeared. In feeld, Jos Charles offers a lyrical unraveling of the circuity of gender and speech. In Calling a Wolf a Wolf, Kaveh Akbar confronts addiction and the strenuous path of recovery, beginning with the wilds of the mind. Introduced and moderated by Victoria Chang.

Portland, OR
Oregon Ballroom 201-202, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
777 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd NE
Portland, OR 97232
United States
Saturday
30
1:30 PM

David Walker, David Young, Stuart Friebert, Martha Collins, and Kazim Ali will discuss FIELD magazine's history and values, including its annual symposium of essays on the work of a major poet, its commitment to translation, and its openness to a wide variety of voices, both established and emerging.

Portland, OR
B115, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
777 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd NE
Portland, OR 97232
United States

April 2019

Monday
1
6:00 PM

The English Department at Lewis & Clark will host poet Fady Joudah for a reading of his latest works, including Footnotes in the Order of Disappearance. 

Free and open to the public

Portland, OR
Lewis & Clark
Frank Manor House
Portland, OR 97219
United States
Tuesday
2
6:00 PM

Central Washington University will host poet Jos Charles for its Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series. 

Free and open to the public

Ellensburg, WA
Museum of Culture of Environment
1200 N Wildcat Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926
United States