Category Archives: readings

TOMORROW: Jen Michalski at the Saints & Sinners Reading Series in New Orleans

Michalski cover JPGPrizewinning novelist Jen Michalski, whose book The Tide King is garnering rave reviews, will read tomorrow at 11:30am at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans as part of the Saints and Sinners Lit Fest. Insanely good fiction, food, and music sounds like a divine combination! Click here for the schedule, and here to buy a copy of this wonderful book.

Tomorrow: Jen Michalski

Baltimore: Jen Michalski, author of the widely acclaimed novella Could You Be With Her Now, is reading in your city tomorrow! Click here for details. (And keep an eye out for Jen’s forthcoming Big Moose Prize-winning novel, The Tide King; pre-order your copy here.)

Upcoming Readings: Nan Watkins

Don’t miss your chance to hear Nan Watkins, author of Dreamweed, the fantastic new translation of Yvan Goll, as she reads in person and on the radio in the coming weeks:

Sunday, November 18th, 5-6 pm:
radio interview with Jeff Davis on “WordPlay,” Asheville FM.

Sunday, December  2nd, 3 pm:
reading at Malaprop’s bookstore
55 Haywood St. Asheville, NC

Upcoming Readings: Hayden Saunier

Don’t miss Hayden, author of the fabulous poetry collection Tips for Domestic Travel, as she reads across Pennsylvania–plus a stop in NYC!–this fall:

Nov. 1   6:00 pm
Doylestown, PA.
Opening  reception for “Making Magic: Beauty in Word and Image”
Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA
Photographs and poems by various artists and poets

Nov. 11 2:00- 4:00 pm
Doylestown, PA
Seeing and Hearing: A Conversation about Beauty,”
Discussion surrounding the exhibition at Michener Museum.

Nov. 16 7:15 pm     
Philadelphia, PA
Featured Reader, Big Blue Marble Bookstore
551 Carpenter Lane, Philadelphia PA

Dec.  1  7:00 pm
New York City, NY
Smartish Pace #19 Reading
KGB Bar, 85 East 4th NYC 10003.

Dec. 2   2:00 pm
Doylestown, PA
Readings from “Beauty in Word and Image
Michener Museum.

Upcoming Reading: Amelia Martens

Amelia Martens, whose poetry chapbook Purgatory won the Black River Chapbook Competition, will read this Thursday at West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Peducah, KY, at 2:00pm. Here are the details:

October 25, 2:00-3:00pm – MLRC Library Reading Room
Amelia Martens will be reading from her chapbook Purgatory in the Matheson Library on October 25th at 2:00. Purgatory has been described as “one stop past The Twilight Zone, a constricting landscape where the threads of daily life tighten around you.” Books will be for sale and the author will sign them afterwards. Refreshments will be provided.

Upcoming Reading: Bruce Cohen

We’re so excited that Bruce Cohen’s new poetry collection, Placebo Junkies Conspiring with the Half-Asleep, is almost here–and if you’re near Connecticut on October 11 at 6pm, you can celebrate by hearing Bruce read! Details here. (And pick up a copy of both of his wonderful collections here.)

Brooklyn Book Festival!

Join Black Lawrence Press in celebrating the Brooklyn Book Festival! We’re hosting a stellar reading on Saturday at BookCourt, and will be showing off our beautiful books at table #54 all day Sunday (with special guests). We can’t wait to see you there!

Upcoming Reading: Sarah Suzor and Travis Cebula in Boulder, CO

Colorado-area friends: Don’t miss your chance to hear Sarah Suzor and Travis Cebula, two fabulous BLP poets who will read from their forthcoming compilation After the Fox.
Friday, September 21 @ 7pm
Innisfree Bookstore
Boulder, CO

Thursday in New York: Deborah Clearman

Join Deborah Clearman, author of the thrilling novel Todos Santos, this Thursday evening as she discusses her experiences in Todos Santos, Guatemala, the town that inspired her novel. Also speaking is Olivia Carrescia, who produced three award-winning documentaries about Todos Santos.

Thursday, September 13 at 6:00pm
La Casa Azul Bookstore
143 East 103rd Street New York, NY

Brooklyn Book Festival Reading: September 22 at BookCourt

Celebrate the Brooklyn Book Festival with Tracy DeBrincat, Laura McCullough, Charlotte Pence, Adam Prince, and Brad Ricca at BookCourt on Saturday, September 22, at 4pm! Event details here.

On Sunday, be sure to stop by Table 54 to see all of our beautiful books, meet BLP authors, and enjoy the finest book fair in the world.