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July 2018

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 all are welcome.

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
Sunday
29
4:00 PM

Analicia Sotelo, poet behind Virgin, will appear in the NYC Poetry Festival as a part of the Brooklyn Poets Reading Series.

New York, NY
NYC Poetry Festival
White Horse Stage
Governor's Island
New York, NY 11231
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
5:30 PM

As a part of their "Breath and Matter" series, Boston Sculptors Gallery will host poet and author Alison Hawthorne Deming for an exhibition titled "Words to Wood/Wood to Words" in collaboration with sculptor Susan Lyman.

Free and open to the public. 

Boston, MA
Boston Sculptors Gallery
486 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118
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
Thursday
9
7:30 PM

Poet Jos Charles will host the book release party for feeld, a 2017 National Poetry Series winner. 

Free and open to the public.

Los Angeles, CA
Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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
Friday
10
7:00 PM

Milkweed poets Caitlin Bailey and Chris Santiago will appear at Poetry in the Park alongside fellow poets Diane Seuss, Sumita Chakraborty, Roy Guzmán, and Michael Torres, hosted by Gretchen Marquette. 

Free and open to the public.

Minneapolis, MN
The Commons
425 Portland Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55415
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
2:00 PM

Author of Ecology of a Cracker Childhood and Wild Card Quilt Janisse Ray will appear in the Georgia Writers Museum Meet the Author series. 

Free and open to the public.

Eatonton, GA
Georgia Writers Museum
109 South Jefferson Ave
Eatonton, GA 31024
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
612-215-2540
Tuesday
21
6:00 PM

The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning will host the Kentucky book release for Ada Limón's newest collection of poems, The Carrying. Bring your friends and loved ones to pick up your copy and to hear Limón's reading.

Free and open to the public.

Lexington, KY
The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
251 West Second St.
Lexington, KY 40507
United States
Tuesday
21
7:00 PM

Author and poet Alison Hawthorne Deming will host a talk titled "Hunting for Herring: An Evening in Celebration of Fishery Traditions on Grand Manan & Beyond" on her interest in "stone wiers" as well as the importance of herring throughout history and around the world. 

Free and open to the public. 

Grand Manan, NB, Canada
Grand Manan Museum
1141 Route 776
Grand Manan, NB E5G 4E9
Canada
Thursday
23
7:30 PM

Ada Limón will discuss her new collections of poems, The Carrying, with acclaimed poet Matthew Zapruder as a part of her book release week. 

Free and open to the public.

San Francisco, CA
Green Apple on the Park
1231 9th Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94122
United States
Friday
24
6:30 PM

Ada Limón will continue her book release week for The Carrying at Readers' Books in conversation with Matthew Zapruder.

Free and open to the public. 

Sonoma, CA
Readers Book
130 East Napa St.
Sonoma, CA 95476
United States
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

Sunday
2
3:00 PM

The Ogunquit Museum of American Art will host poet and essayist Alison Hawthorne Deming for a poetry reading with Betsy Sholl and Christopher Seid entitled “Arts & Letters by the Sea." The program will include light refreshments and a book signing. 

Free and open to the public with museum admission.

Ogunquit, ME
Ogunquit Museum of American Art
543 Shore Rd
Ogunquit, ME 03907
United States
Thursday
6
7:00 PM

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
Thursday
6
7:30 PM

Ada Limón will host her New York release party for her new collection of poems, The Carrying, with fellow poet Dawn Lundy Martin. 

Free and open to the public.

Brooklyn, NY
Books Are Magic
225 Smith St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231
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
Saturday
8
2:00 PM

Poet and essayist Alison Hawthorne Deming will perform a reading entitled "Voyage & Adventure" and be interviewed by David Stromeyer. 

Free and open to the public.

Enosburg Falls, VT
Cold Hollow Sculpture Park
4280 Boston Post Rd
Enosburg Falls, VT 05450
United States
Wednesday
19
7:00 PM

Join us in the bookstore as poet, publisher, and educator Kelly Forsythe reads from Perennial (Coffee House Press), her debut collection of poems exploring adolescence, trauma, and gun violence.

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 Washington Ave S
Open Book | 1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
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
Sunday
23
4:00 PM

Join us for this Sunday conversation with music and cultural critic (and former Minneapolitan) Jessica Hopper, in celebration of her new memoir, Night Moves (University of Texas Press).

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55415
United States
6122152540
Wednesday
26
7:00 PM

Poet of North American Stadiums Grady Chambers will appear at the Poetry Foundation with Henri Cole. 

Free and open to the public.

Chicago, IL
The Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654
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

Wednesday
10
6:00 PM

Sarah Ruhl will host a reading of her latest work, Letters from Max: A Book of Friendship. 

Free and open to the public.

Evanston, IL
Bookends & Beginnings
1712 Sherman Avenue, Alley #1
Evanston, IL 60201
United States
Friday
12
5:00 PM

This weekend retreat with poet David Keplinger will explore a creative path to presence through meditative poetry, how to make listening to, reading and/or writing poetry a meditation practice, and explore the body as a vessel for the poem and nature as springboard for writing poetry. 

Ossining, NY
The Mariandale Center
299 N. Highland Ave
Ossining, NY 10561
United States
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
Thursday
25
7:00 PM

Author of the National Poetry Series winning work feeld, Jos Charles will present on the work of the 14th c. poet Geoffrey Chaucer. Using House of Fame as a crux, the talk will address Middle English poetics, uses of the "I," and the poem-as-vision. 

Free and open to the public.

New York, NY
Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
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

Wednesday
7
6:00 PM

Winner of the inaugural Max Ritvo Poetry Prize for North American StadiumsGrady Chambers will host an intimate reading alongside essayist Rachel Z. Arndt. 

Free and open to the public. 

Chicago, IL
57th Street Books
1301 E 57th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
Saturday
10
6:00 PM

Join us for this reading with Cave Canem Poetry prizewinner Julian Randall and Agnes Lynch Starret prizewinner Tiana Clark, in celebration of their debut full length poetry collections from University of Pittsburgh Press.

FREE and all are welcome.

Minneapolis, MN
Milkweed Books
1011 South Washington Avenue
Target Performance Hall | Open Book, 2nd 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