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May 2019

Wednesday
22
6:30 PM

Join Stanford University for a reading with Grady Chambers (North American Stadiums, 2018) and Edgar Kunz, author of Tap Out. 

Free and open to the public.

Stanford, CA
Stanford University
Terrace Room, 4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall
450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94205
United States
Saturday
25
8:00 PM

Join Influx Collectiv their May queer poetry night with Muriel Leung, Jos Charles (feeld, 2018), Ryka Aoki, Yosimar Reyes and Tommy Pico.

Free and open to the public. 

Los Angeles, CA
Influx Collective
420 W Avenue 33
Los Angeles, CA 90031
United States
Friday
31
7:00 PM

Join Milkweed Editions, Birchbark Books, the Native American Community Development Institute, and the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis in welcoming Darrel J. McLeod to the Twin Cities as we celebrate the launch of his debut memoir, Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age, the on the last day of American Indian Month. This event also kicks off his Sharing Stories tour across the United States.

Free and all are welcome. RSVP encouraged via Eventbrite.

Minneapolis, MN
Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church
2020 W Lake of the Isles Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55405
United States

June 2019

Saturday
1
1:00 PM

To celebrate the gift of Mary Oliver's poetry, Twenty Summers and The Grolier Poetry Foundation and Forums Trust (the oldest poetry bookstore in America, located in Cambridge) will bring together four distinguished poets, including Martha Collins (Night Unto Night, 2018), to read from their favorite works by Mary Oliver and discuss her powerful legacy.

Admission: $20

Provincetown, MA
The Hawthorne Barn
29 Miller Hill Road
Provincetown, MA 02657
United States
Saturday
1
3:00 PM

Join The Gallery Upstairs at the Institute Library for the opening reception of A Blue Dark. In this exhibition, Connecticut-based visual artist Fritz Horstman collaborates with Paris-based poet, translator, and Zheng harpist Fiona Sze-Lorrain (Sea Summit, 2016) to explore a cross-genre range of textual/non-textual responses to the presence of a luminous dark.

Free and open to the public. 

New Haven, CT
The Gallery Upstairs at the Institute Library
847 Chapel St
New Haven, CT 06510
United States
(203) 562-4045
Monday
3
7:00 PM

"Popol Vuh · Popol Vuh" is a coursed dinner that pairs excerpts of The Popol Vuh, the story, with dishes created by Executive Chef Jose Alarcon. This event will feature local poet Michael Bazzett and his translation of the ancient Mayan creation epic.

Admission: $128, includes tax, gratuity, and a copy of Michael Bazzett’s translation of Popol Vuh. 

Minneapolis, MN
Popol Vuh
1414 Quincy St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
United States
612.345.5527
Thursday
6
7:00 PM

Join Milkweed Books to celebrate the launch of A Better Next by Maren Cooper. Refreshments will be provided, and books will be available for purchase and signing.

Free and open to the public.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
612-215-2540
Friday
7
6:00 PM

Poets S. Yarberry and S. Brook Corfman, author of Luxury, Blue Lace (Autumn House Press) read from their recent work in the bookstore, followed by reception and book signging.

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Ave S
Milkweed Books | Open Book, 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
612-215-2540
Wednesday
12
7:00 PM

Join Riffraff for a reading by John James, author of The Milk Hours (2019).

Free and open to the public. 

Providence, RI
Riffraff
60 Valley Street
Unit 107A
Providence, RI 02909
United States
(401) 421-4371
Tuesday
18
7:00 PM

Darrel J. McLeod will talk about his memoir Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age.

Free and open to the public. 

Tacoma, WA
King's Books
218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
United States
Saturday
22
7:00 PM

Join Myopic Books for a reading by John James (The Milk Hours. 2019) and Hugh Schwartzberg.

Free and open to the public. 

Chicago, IL
Myopic Books
1564 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
United States
(773) 862-4882
Sunday
23
8:30 AM

Martha Collins (Night Unto Night, 2018) will teach a poetry workshop at Chautauqua Institution. 

Reqistration required for workshop. Purchase of gate pass required to attend reading and lecture. 

Chautauqua, NY
Chautauqua Institution
1 Ames Ave
Chautauqua, NY 14722
United States
Wednesday
26
7:30 PM

Darrel J. McLeod will read from his debut memior Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age at Skylight Books. 

 

Free and open to the public. 

Los Angeles, CA
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
United States
(323) 660-1175

July 2019

Thursday
11
3:30 PM

Elizabeth Rush will speak at the Chautauqua Institute during the third week of its 2019 Season, "A Planet in Balance: A Week Partnership with National Geographic Society."

 

Gate pass required. Purchase at the Main Gate Welcome Center; (716) 357-6250

Chautauqua, NY
Chautauqua Institution
Hall of Philosophy
1 Massey Avenue
Chautauqua, NY 14722
United States
Thursday
11
7:00 PM

John James will read from The Milk Hours. Winner of the Max Ritvo Poetry Prize, The Milk Hours is an elegant debut that searches widely to ask what it means to exist in a state of loss.

Free and open to the public. 

Louisville, KY
Carmichael's Bookstore
2720 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
United States

August 2019

Thursday
8
3:30 PM

Each summer, the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle chooses at least nine books of literary quality and invites the authors to Chautauqua present their work to an audience of approximately 1,000 readers, and Letters from Max by Sarah Ruhl and Max Ritvo was chosen to be a part of the series this summer. 

Admission: Gate pass required. Purchase at the Main Gate Welcome Center; (716) 357-6250

Chautauqua, NY
Chautauqua Institution
Hall of Philosophy
Chautauqua, NY 14722
United States
Saturday
24
7:30 PM

Lisa Higgs, John McCarthy (Scared Violent Like Horses, 2019), and Tracy Zeman will read from their recently published or forthcoming books of poetry.

Free and open to the public. 

Rochester, MN
Cafe Steam
315 South Broadway
Rochester, MN 55904
United States